Donald Trump’s campaign released a new ad attacking his
Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, on Saturday.
The ad attempts to pounce on
an explanation Clinton gave on Friday at an event for the
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and National
Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
At the event, Clinton said she might have “short-circuited” in
making a claim
on Fox News that her statements on her email scandal were
The Trump campaign’s ad opens with the caption, “Is robotic
Hillary melting down?” followed by a clip that shows Clinton’s
appearance at the NABJ/NAHJ event. At the moment Clinton says she
may have “short-circuited,” video effects simulate electric
sparks and smoke around Clinton’s head and mouth.
Trump is coming off of
another turbulent week since he officially accepted the
Republican Party’s presidential nomination last month.
The New York businessman
attempted to quell one of his more contentious feuds late
Friday by announcing his endorsement of several GOP figureheads,
including House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Watch the anti-Clinton ad below:
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was similarly accused of being
“robotic” after a damaging performance during a Republican
primary debate in February. Rubio
repeated the same line four times in an exchange with New
Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Christie and Rubio suspended their presidential campaigns in
February and March, respectively.