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General News    H3'ed 2/16/20

American Israel Public Affairs Committee Airing Bernie Attack Ads paid for by Mark Mellman, Buttigieg Supporter

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AMERICAN ISRAEL Public Affairs Committee is funding a PAC launching attack ads against Bernie, according to 2 sources on the arrangement. The ads are run by a group called Democratic Majority for Israel, founded by AIPAC strategist Mark Mellman.  Rachel Rosen, a spokesperson for DMFI, said she was unaware of any AIPAC encouragement to donate to the organization. “As far as we know, what you are suggesting is completely untrue, but because we are a separate organization, we can’t know exactly what other organizations are doing. We are the wrong address for the the specific questions you ask: they need to [be] directed to AIPAC.” 

“AIPAC is not and has not been involved in the ad campaigns of any political action committee,” AIPAC spokesperson Marshall Wittmann. “The accusation that AIPAC is providing benefits to members for donating to fund these political ads is completely false.”

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