The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) criticized Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) in an ad released Thursday, charging that Tester “showed his true colors by refusing” to condemn a Pearl Jam poster featuring a dead President Donald Trump.
Sen. Tester’s campaign struck controversy last week when a Pearl Jam poster for a get-out-the-vote concert promoting the Montana Democrat featured a dead Donald Trump and an American bald eagle eating the remains of his corpse. Tester is close friends with Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, who designed the poster.
Tester’s campaign, not Tester himself, disavowed the poster, only after the media shed light on the controversy. Two weeks after the literature was revealed, Tester has yet to personally disavow it.
Montana state auditor Matt Rosendale, who hopes to unseat Sen. Tester in the November midterm elections, told Breitbart News Tonight last week he found it “very disturbing” that Sen. Tester has yet to personally condemn the Pearl Jam poster.
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