Dems plan ad blitz targeting Ryan over health care

Democrats plan to make Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanCorey Stewart fires aide who helped bring far-right ideas to campaign: report GOP super PAC hits Randy Bryce with ad starring his brother Super PACs spend big in high-stakes midterms 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 McConnellSanders hits Feinstein over Kavanaugh allegations: Now it’s clear why she did nothing for months On The Money: Senate approves 4B spending bill | China imposes new tariffs on billion in US goods | Ross downplays new tariffs: 'Nobody's going to actually notice' McConnell tamps down any talk of Kavanaugh withdrawal 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 StrangeAnn Coulter believes Kushner wrote anonymous op-ed bashing Trump Mulvaney: Trump regularly asks why Roy Moore lost The Hill's Morning Report — General election season underway with marquee Senate races set MORE (R-Ala.) falling to challenger Roy Moore.