Dems plan ad blitz targeting Ryan over health care

Democrats plan to make Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWhite House faces growing outcry over migrant family policies John Legend slams Paul Ryan for Father's Day tweet, demands end to family separation Trump faces Father’s Day pleas to end separations of migrant families MORE (R-Wis.) the face of the GOP's unpopular ObamaCare repeal effort ahead of the 2018 midterm elections with a series of ads.

The ad from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House Democrats' campaign arm, targets Ryan and "establishment Republicans" for their repeated attempts to repeal ObamaCare. The ad ties Ryan to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCongress had a good couple of weeks — now let's keep it going McCarthy: 'The Mueller investigation has got to stop' McConnell: Mueller 'ought to wrap it up' MORE (R-Ky.).

"They'll never stop," the ad begins. "Paul Ryan and Washington's establishment Republicans [are] catering to the drug companies and special interests."

“House Republicans will stop at nothing to rip away affordable healthcare coverage from their constituents, and we are all at risk as long as they control the House,” committee Chairman Rep. Ben Ray Luján (N.M.) told USA Today in a statement.

“It should be no cause for comfort that House Republicans have failed to repeal our healthcare, increase out-of-pocket costs, and go after people with pre-existing conditions thus far, as Speaker Ryan has already indicated that they will continue this personal assault in the coming months," he added.

The 30-second television ad will hit battleground states ahead of next year's crucial midterm elections. 

News of the ads comes as establishment Republicans suffered a crucial defeat in Alabama's GOP Senate primary, with McConnell-backed Sen. Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeLoyalty to Donald Trump is new normal for the Republican Party In GOP primaries, Trump can hurt someone, but can he help? Trump loyalty tests, surging number of women winners defines Tuesday's election results MORE (R-Ala.) falling to challenger Roy Moore.