John McCainJohn Sidney McCainGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat Meghan McCain knocks Bannon: 'Who the hell are you' to criticize Romney? Dems demand Tillerson end State hiring freeze, consult with Congress MORE is taking a page directly from the playbook of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) with his own 3 a.m. ad, questioning Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaPatagonia files suit against Trump cuts to Utah monuments Former Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report Eighth Franken accuser comes forward as Dems call for resignation MORE's ability to handle a national crisis and continuing to use attacks made during the tough Democratic primary against the Illinois senator.

McCain's new ad uses footage from Clinton's original, then shows Clinton saying, during the Democratic primary, that "Senator McCain has a lifetime of experience that he will bring to the White House, and Senator Obama has a speech he gave in 2002."

The ad tells viewers that "Hillary's right"; it will air in key states according to the McCain campaign.