Smirnoff ad trolls President Trump over Russia investigation

Smirnoff just threw some icy-cold shade at President Donald Trump.

The vodka company's new ad campaign is a blatant jab at the president's pledge to testify under oath about what he said to former FBI director, James Comey, when discussing the investigation into former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn. 

Comey testified last week before the Senate, and said he believed he was fired to relieve pressure from the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between Trump associates, including Flynn, and Russia during the presidential election.

Smirnoff decided to seize an opportunity by trolling president and the current affairs.

According to AdvertisingAge, the ads started popping up in New York over the weekend, including at a train station. It reads:

"Made in America." And continues, "But we'd be happy to talk about our ties with Russia under oath."

The ad has been making its rounds on social media and is causing a lot of chatter, both praising and criticizing the message.

Smirnoff is American-made but was founded in Russia in 1864 by Piotr Arseneevich (P.A.) Smirnov, according to the company's website.

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