“In an interview with the Washington Examiner on Thursday, the Republican nominee said he wishes he could join in the craze over the new smartphone game Pokémon GO,” Eddie Scarry reports for The Washington Examiner.

“Asked if he’s played the game, Trump said no,” Scarry reports. “‘I don’t, but people are playing it. No question about it,’ he said. ‘I do not. I wish I had time.'”

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“The Trump campaign is also using Pokémon Go in a new advertisement targeting Hillary Clinton,” Chance Miller reports for 9to5Mac. “Posted to Facebook this afternoon, the ad depicts ‘Crookèd Hillary’ as a Pokémon who is ‘often found lying to the American people, rigging the system, and sharing top secret emails.’ The Pokémon’s next evolution? ‘Unemployment.'”

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