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The Trump 2020 has cut more advertisement spending in Minnesota, according to Fox News' Minneapolis bureau.
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The campaign has been steadily cutting back on ads in the state, which narrowly favored former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, since September, and is planning to slash an additional $1.1 million from its reserved ad time this week, FOX9 reporter Theo Keith tweeted.
"The Trump campaign slashed another $1.1 million in reserved ad time in the Minneapolis-St. Paul TV market this week (initially $1.25 million, now $129,000). Initially reserved 812 ads, now airing just 49. Continues a six-week trend," Keith wrote.
The campaign cut ad spending by about $250,000, $280,000 and $540,000 in the weeks beginning Sept. 8, Sept 15 and Sept. 22, respectively. Those cuts increased to about $2.1 million, $1.8 million and now $1.1 million in the weeks beginning Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and Oct. 11, according to data from media intelligence company Advertising Analytics LLC and FOX9.
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Trump 2020 spokeswoman Samantha Zager told Fox News in a statement last week that the campaign is confident it will win over Minnesota.
"If overspending on TV ads determined the outcome of elections, Hillary Clinton would be president – but it’s cute that Joe Biden and his campaign think buying ads makes up for years of Democrats viewing states like Minnesota as flyover country," Zager said.