The same footage is available on Shutterstock from a user of the same name whose profile leads to Konstantin Mikidov’s Facebook page, which lists his location as the Russian city of Novosibirsk in Siberia. He did not respond to comment requests sent through his Pond5 and Facebook accounts.
Two seconds later, the ad shows an elderly woman staring out the window when the phrase “HIGH TAXES FOR MIDDLE CLASS DISCOUNT” appears on the screen. These shots, labeled “Old Woman Looking Out the Video Window,” are available in the iStockphoto market for $ 60. Other terms that also come to this website are: “Belarus, adulthood, depression ̵
The creator of this frame is “Zdyma4.” A user with this name has an account on the Dreamstime video website and lists the name “Viachaslau Rutkouski”. Rutkowski has a LinkedIn profile that says he is a photographer in Belarus and also uses Zdyma4 as a pseudonym. He did not respond to a request for comment.
America First Action is chaired by Linda McMahon, a former head of small business administration and co-founder of WWE professional wrestling company with her husband, Vince McMahon. As of August 31, the group has raised $ 82 million for the 2020 cycle.
“We also used videos shot in China in many commercials,” said Kelly Sadler, a spokeswoman for America First, when asked for comment. She suggested links to a video of the Obama White House, in which Biden talks about US-China relations at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, when he was vice president in August 2011, and an advertisement for America First, which included footage of Biden in China.