Trump ad says "support our troops" but uses stock photo of Russian fighter jets

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The Trump Make America Great Again Committee released this “Support our Troops” ad last week. Thing is, those jets dramatically flying over the troops are Russian MiG fighter jets. And the “soldiers” are Russian models. The image is a stock photo available at Shutterstock.com. From Politico:

…The creator of the image, Arthur Zakirov, confirmed in a Facebook message that it shows a 3D model of a MiG-29, and that the soldiers were Russian models. He said it was a composite photo created five years ago and taken in three different countries showing Russian sky, Greek mountains and French ground.

The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for comment. The RNC declined to comment.



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