April 18, 2021

Pro-Trump super PAC uses Hungarian stock photo in ad attacking Biden – CBS News

A television advertisement released by pro-Trump super PAC America First uses a stock photo of a Hungarian industrial building to accuse Joe Biden of being “too weak to save American jobs.” At the five-second mark, the video ad flashes a photograph of a foreign stock image available on shutterstock with the title, “industrial interior of a vehicle repair station.”

Pro-Trump super pac uses Hungarian stock photo of  to attack Joe Biden on American jobs. America First ad. Photo of Istvántelek in Budapest, by Oliver Sved

Hungarian-based photographer Oliver Sved confirmed to CBS News in a message that the seemingly abandoned factory featured in America First’s advertisement is actually an automobile repair station in Budapest, Hungary. Connected to the abandoned Istvántelek Train Yard, the facility remains under joint control