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Obama tells pro-Trump super PAC to 'cease and desist' Biden attack ad
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A law firm representing former President Barack Obama sent a cease and desist letter to a pro-Trump super PAC Wednesday over a “misleading” ad that uses a passage from his audiobook.
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The ad “Enough Empty Promises” by the group Committee to Defend the President attacks former Vice President Joe Biden and uses a recording of Obama reading a passage of his 1995 book, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.”
Combined with a photo of Biden and text statements about the politician, it appears as though it’s a recent statement by Obama about Biden, according to the cease and desist. The passage was actually recounting a conversation with and statements by a barber called Smitty about Chicago politics before the city’s first black mayor, Harold Washington, was elected in 1983.