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In misleading ad, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick ties Dem opponent to cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

September 19, 2018

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R.,Pa.) listens during a campaign event at the Load Rite Trailers manufacturing facility in Fairless Hills, on Sept. 17.

By Staff

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a Bucks County Republican running in a hotly-contested House race, is out with a misleading TV ad tying his Democratic opponent to a notorious Philadelphia cop-killer.

The ad contrasts Fitzpatrick’s work as an FBI agent — serving in tribute to his uncle, a New York police officer killed in the line of duty — with donations made by Scott Wallace’s family foundation to “a liberal organization that has given a voice to the convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.”

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