Project Lincoln’s latest announcement: “Now is the Trump virus”

The Lincoln Project, a Republican anti-Trump group, released a new ad on Tuesday that was again targeted President TrumpDonald John TrumpRead: Attorney General William Barr’s written testimony before the Barr House Judiciary Committee hoped to blame Democrats for efforts to ‘discredit him’ at the next hearing of 22 people facing federal charges in connection with the Portland protests. PLUSThe response of the to the coronavirus.

The ad, titled “Memories,” focuses on a series of sentimental moments Americans have missed in the past three months, showing clips of missed graduations, new business openings, and weddings.

“These are the memories that COVID took from us,” says the narrator.

“None of this had to happen,” he adds. “We have suffered unnecessarily because Trump is a fool, a liar, and a failure. Most countries stopped him, Trump refused. Now it’s the Trump virus. “

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“We have lost millions of moments that make life worth living,” Reed Galen, the group’s co-founder, said in a statement. “And while people around the world go to the movies, eat in restaurants, and send their children to school, Americans continue to live in purgatory.”

The group, which says it raised $ 16.8 million in the second quarter of 2020, released several ads that attack Trump, including his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump and his reelection campaign have repeatedly criticized the group and its members, even accusing them of not being Republicans at all.

In response to the new announcement, the Trump campaign released the same statement it gave in response to one from the group attacking Trump’s push to reopen schools in the fall.

“This is the swamp, once again, trying to bring down the duly elected President of the United States. President Trump is the leader of a united Republican party where he garnered 94 percent of the Republican vote during the primaries, something any former president of any party could only dream of, “said campaign spokeswoman Erin Perrine, it’s a statement.