Sanders calls Trump 'most corrupt president' in new Iowa ad

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE’s “corruption” is the focus of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats | Teen accused of Twitter hack pleads not guilty | Experts warn of mail-in voting misinformation Schiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package MORE’s (I-Vt.) new presidential TV ad in Iowa released Monday. 

“Donald Trump is the most corrupt president in American history,” Sanders says in the new 30-second spot, before delving into a broader focus on rooting out a system of corruption in America. 

“But the greed and corruption undermining our democracy is bigger than one man, and so is the solution,” the new “Belongs to Us” ad continues. “When we stand together, we will make billionaires pay their fair share, provide better wages for workers and equal pay for women. We will expand Social Security and guarantee health care for all.”

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The ad release comes a week after The New York Times reported the Sanders campaign will spend $30 million on TV ads in the first four primary and caucus states of 2020 and California. 

Last week the campaign also launched a $1 million ad buy in New Hampshire

Sanders campaigned in Iowa over the weekend with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Trump campaign rolls out TV spots in early voting states after advertising pause Trump adviser Jason Miller: Biden running mate pick 'his political living will' MORE (D-N.Y.), the firebrand freshman representative who endorsed the senator’s 2020 campaign. The rallies drew the largest crowds of any rally in the state of this election cycle, according to Sanders's campaign. 

A RealClearPolitics average of polls has Sanders in third, behind former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats | Teen accused of Twitter hack pleads not guilty | Experts warn of mail-in voting misinformation Biden offers well wishes to Lebanon after deadly explosion MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenTrump says government to review 5M Kodak loan deal Michelle Obama supporters urge Biden to pick former first lady as running mate On The Money: Unemployment debate sparks GOP divisions | Pandemic reveals flaws of unemployment insurance programs | Survey finds nearly one-third of rehired workers laid off again MORE (D-Mass.) in the race for the nomination 

A survey from Quinnipiac University Poll released last week had Sanders, Biden, Warren and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegFormer Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan dies How Republicans can embrace environmentalism and win In politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over MORE in a statistical tie.