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Trump campaign targets Indian-Americans in its ad, releases video featuring Modi

The commercial comes following research by Mason in battleground states according to which the Indian-Americans, who traditionally vote for the Democrats, are switching over to the Republican party

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi hug at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad. AP

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Aiming to woo the influential Indian-American voters numbering over 2 million, the Trump campaign has released its first video commercial that has short clips from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches and US President Donald Trump's historic address in Ahmedabad.
Modi and Trump addressed a huge crowd in Ahmedabad during the US president's visit to India in February this year. Trump was also accompanied by his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and top brass of his administration on his trip to India.
"America enjoys a great relationship with India and our campaign enjoys great support from Indian-Americans!" Kimberly Guilfoyle, national chair

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First Published: Aug 23 2020 | 10:27 AM IST

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