A political action committee (PAC) supporting President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE is set to release a new ad beginning on Christmas that depicts multiple people thanking Trump for various reasons, including for “letting us say Merry Christmas again.”
The ad, which comes as part of a $1 million ad buy from pro-Trump PAC America First Policies, is set to begin on Christmas Day.
The commercial features multiple people thanking Trump for a litany of actions during his presidency, including “cutting my taxes,” “fixing our economy” and “supporting Israel.”
One man, who identifies himself as a veteran, thanks Trump for “reminding us to stand during our national anthem.”
“Thank you, President Trump, for letting us say Merry Christmas again,” a girl says at the end of the ad.
Trump has repeatedly promised supporters “we’re bringing Christmas back” and “we’re gonna be saying ‘merry Christmas’ again” both during his presidential campaign and since he’s taken office .
He’s also taken shots at former President Obama for not saying “Merry Christmas” during his presidency, even though Obama and former First Lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama on social media: You’ve got to ‘think before you tweet’ MSNBC trolls Trump with video montage of Obama saying ‘Merry Christmas’ Overnight Regulation: USDA delays healthy school lunch requirements | Senate panel advances controversial environmental pick | Drone industry pushes to ease rules | Dem commish joins energy regulator MORE publicly wished Americans “Merry Christmas” multiple times during Obama’s time in office.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found that 76 percent of Americans said the call for people to say “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays” is “made up for political purposes.”