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Trump campaign launches anti-impeachment blitz on Facebook, targeting four minority congresswomen


Laura Edelson is a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU Tandon.

President Trump’s reelection campaign responded to the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry in Congress by launching a massive Facebook ad blitz, spending as much as $1.4 million on thousands of ads designed to reach voters in every state. ... In total, the Trump campaign and its backers spent between $346,700 and $1,430,182 on more than 2,000 ads for its Facebook page from Monday to midday Friday, according to data analyzed by Laura Edelson, a researcher at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. 

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