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David Letterman stars in new Clinton ad skewering Trump for outsourcing

Hillary Clinton's latest campaign ad employs an old interview from The Late Show with David Letterman do the talking for her — and, consequently, the takedown.

The ad opens with Donald Trump claiming ignorance about where his products are made. "These were made, I don't know where they were made, but they were made some place. But they're great," Trump says.

Turns out, Letterman notes, that the shirts are made in Bangladesh, and the ties are made in China. At first, Trump tries to defend the outsourcing by pointing out that people in Bangladesh "have to work too," but by the ties he's just shrugging.

Watch Letterman burn Trump for outsourcing, below. Becca Stanek