A super PAC ad by a group calling itself “House Majority” misleads viewers while attacking the proposed Republican Medicare Plan. The ads use photos of seniors, but people 55 and older wouldn’t be affected by the proposed changes. FlackCheck.org speculates about the ad makers’ strategy in choosing the images.
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