The Republican National Committee released a video on Tuesday that hits Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMissing piece to the Ukraine puzzle: State Department's overture to Rudy Giuliani On The Money: Trump downplays urgency of China trade talks | Chinese negotiators cut US trip short in new setback | Trump sanctions Iran's national bank | Survey finds Pennsylvania, Wisconsin lost the most factory jobs in past year Meghan McCain, Ana Navarro get heated over whistleblower debate MORE for again performing below expectations in the Democratic Iowa Caucus.

The video shows an actress portraying Clinton being haunted by voices of pundits describing similarities between the campaign in 2008, when she came in third, and Monday night.


"This is a familiar area for candidate Clinton, because she was also on top heading into Iowa the last time that she ran," one voice says, with ominous music playing in the background. "We all know how that turned out."

"She is out there repeating the same arguments," another voice adds.

The video ends with Clinton waking up in fright, followed by a caption that says "For Hillary it's Déjà Vu in Iowa."

Republicans have hoped to paint Clinton's close fight with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest Krystal Ball tears into 'Never Trump' Republicans 2020 Democrats defend climate priorities in MSNBC forum MORE (I-Vt.) as a sign that her campaign is struggling.

"After last night's unmitigated disaster in Iowa, Hillary Clinton once again finds herself running neck and neck with an upstart challenger in a race that never should have been this close to begin with,” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement.

Clinton won the Iowa Democratic caucus by a narrow margin over Sanders on Monday night despite huge advantages in endorsements and campaign infrastructure. In 2008, she trailed both then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.).