FIRST ON FOX: Former U.N. Ambassador and presidential candidate Nikki Haley is poking enjoyable at former President Donald Trump in a brand new effort to entice a debate between the 2 forward of the South Carolina Republican major later this month.
Her marketing campaign introduced on Wednesday the launch of a brand new digital advert — a part of a beforehand introduced $4 million advert purchase — looking for to focus on the variations between the 2 candidates and their presences earlier than audiences discussing vital coverage points.
The advert, titled, “Exclusive Footage of the Haley-Trump Debate,” contains clips of Haley’s debate performances in latest months, in addition to scenes from a few of Trump’s numerous marketing campaign speeches, shining mild on the truth that the previous president has but to take part in a debate this election cycle.
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The advert may also direct individuals who need to see a debate between the 2 candidates to signal a petition.
“It’s not surprising that Donald Trump refuses to debate Nikki Haley. He knows he’s not the candidate he used to be and that Nikki would mop the floor with him,” Haley marketing campaign spokesperson Olivia Perez-Cubas informed Fox News Digital.
“He can’t hide behind a teleprompter and lie about her record in a debate, but that’s no excuse: the people of South Carolina deserve to hear from the candidates side-by-side,” she added.
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The advert comes after Trump challenged President Biden to an “immediate” debate throughout a Monday radio look.
“I’d like to debate him now because we should debate. We should debate for the good of the country,” Trump stated.
Biden was requested about Trump’s feedback later that day whereas campaigning in Nevada.
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“Immediately? Well, if I were him, I’d want to debate me too. He’s got nothing else to do,” he informed reporters.
Trump and Haley are set to go head-to-head in her house state of South Carolina for its major on Feb. 24. So far, polling reveals Trump with a double-digit benefit.
Fox News Digital has reached out to Trump’s marketing campaign for remark.
Fox News’ Anders Hagstrom contributed to this report.
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