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Trump University attack ads the epitome of modern 'dark money' campaign spending

Trump University attack ads the epitome of modern 'dark money' campaign spending

As Donald Trump goes for a decisive win in the March 15 Florida primary, voters there will see commercials denouncing him as a “fraud.”

“America, don’t make the same mistake I did with Donald Trump,” says a man in one ad, part of trio of testimonials from people who say they were scammed by his Trump University real estate course.

The group responsible for the ad, American Future Fund, hasn’t focused on Trump for long. Before the South Carolina primary, the group spent $1.5 million on ads calling Texas Sen. Ted Cruz weak on defense. Ahead of the New Hampshire primary, it trained its fire on a surging John Kasich.

So who’s putting...

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