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Truth Test: PAC ad supporting Mike Johnston highlights questionable statement

Author: Marshall Zelinger, 9News - May 30, 2018 - Updated: May 30, 2018

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Mike Johnston, a Democratic candidate for governor in Colorado, speaks in Spanish in an ad released by his campaign Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (Via YouTube)Mike Johnston, a Democratic candidate for governor in Colorado, speaks in Spanish in an ad released by his campaign Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (Via YouTube)

A political action committee supporting Mike Johnston’s run to be the Democratic nominee for Colorado Governor has a new political ad.

The 30-second television spot produced by Frontier Fairness PAC is entitled “Courage” and uses Johnston’s own words from a gun safety town hall he held at North High School on March 14.

CLAIM: “Columbine, when it happened was the worst school shooting in American history. Today, it doesn’t rank in the top 10.”

VERDICT: Not true

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Marshall Zelinger, 9News

Marshall Zelinger, 9News