Trump Ad Running in Swing States Uses Footage From Russia for the Fourth Time in Three Months

As the ad approaches the 14-second mark, a short clip of a couple holding up a baby is shown, with the words “High taxes on every income group.” Politico reported that this clip is titled “Man and Woman Playing With Baby Near the Window” and can be purchased on the stock footage website Pond5. The clip is being sold by a user who goes by the username Kmikhidov, and the person’s location on the site is listed as Russia.

The same user is also selling the clip on Shutterstock, and his Facebook page is linked to his account, which shows his full name as Konstantin Mikhidov. His Facebook page location is listed as Novosibirsk, Russia.

Source: Trump Ad Running in Swing States Uses Footage From Russia for the Fourth Time in Three Months