Biden campaign agrees to remove retired general from ad after he complains

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign will remove a portion of an ad that features a retired general after he objected to being included in it.

Retired Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, who led the fight against the Islamic State, was featured in a recent ad for the Democratic presidential nominee in which the promo touts Biden’s role in keeping troops safe overseas, according to Politico.

“I’m not a political person, but this isn’t about just me. I object to the use of ANY military personnel in uniform in political ads – full stop,” he said in a now-deleted post on LinkedIn.

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