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Every week Sean Patrick Maloney’s Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is taking incompetence to the next level.

The latest example: Fox News reports the DCCC used footage of a Russian plane in a recent ad touting American infrastructure.

In case you missed it…

Democrat campaign committee ad lauding infrastructure bill features Russian airplane

Fox News

Jon Brown

November 17, 2021


An ad released Tuesday by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the campaign arm of the House Democrats, extolling President Biden’s recently passed infrastructure bill featured footage of a Russian Aeroflot airplane.

In the video, DCCC policy director Molly Carey describes various benefits Democrats see in the new law: “It means less traffic on the way to work, safer and more reliable subway, bus, and train rides, better airport experiences,” she says, at which point video of an Aeroflot jetliner appears.

“The DCCC’s use of a Russian plane in their video is bizarre,” said Mike Berg, a spokesperson for the National Republican Congressional Committee. “Russia-gate truther Adam Schiff should investigate them for incompetence.”

Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline, made headlines last Thursday after denying any involvement in organizing mass transportation of migrants to Belarus, responding to a news report that it could face EU sanctions over the crisis on the Belarus-Poland border.

“The information about Aeroflot’s participation or assistance in the organization of mass transportation of migrants to the territory of the Republic of Belarus is untrue,” the company said in a statement, according to Reuters.

“Information about the threat of imposing sanctions may have a material negative impact on the operating and financial activities of the company, and its capitalization,” the airline continued.

The DCCC did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Author: Press Release