Now Republicans are charging Democrats with illegally collaborating their television attack ads.

The Republican Party of Virginia says that the Democratic National Committee's "Better Off?" spot about John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain: It's 'breaking my heart' Warren is leading Biden in the polls The Hill's 12:30 Report: Video depicting Trump killing media, critics draws backlash Backlash erupts at video depicting Trump killing media, critics MORE should be pulled. Party chairman John Hager argued in a statement that the DNC illegally coordinated with the campaigns of Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaIraq is not yet lost, but if we continue to ignore it, it soon will be Obama praises marathon runners Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei for 'remarkable examples of humanity's ability' Each of us has a role in preventing veteran suicide MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Democrats fear Ohio slipping further away in 2020 Poll: Warren leads Biden in Maine by 12 points MORE by paying for the ad. Hager equated the ad buy with a campaign contribution greater than $5,000, illegal under election law.

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Va. GOP: