Pro-Trump super PAC rolls out endorsements in Arizona, Wisconsin

Pro-Trump super PAC rolls out endorsements in Arizona, Wisconsin
© Greg Nash

A pro-Trump super PAC linked to former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon is endorsing candidates in the Wisconsin and Arizona Republican Senate primaries.

McClatchy DC reported Monday that Great America PAC will support Marine veteran Kevin Nicholson in Wisconsin's GOP Senate primary.

"Americans are tired of the inaction from the Washington swamp and demand Senate Republicans ... get off their backsides and pass President Trump's America First Agenda," the super PAC's chief strategist, Ed Rollins, said in a statement.


Nicholson reportedly told Bannon that he would not support Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: Trump administration releases PPP loan data | Congress gears up for battle over expiring unemployment benefits | McConnell opens door to direct payments in next coronavirus bill Trump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge The Hill's Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Reid Wilson says political winners are governors who listened to scientists and public health experts; 12 states record new highs for seven-day case averages MORE (R-Ky.) as leader. Bannon has sought to back insurgent candidates willing to denounce the GOP establishment in Washington. 

In Arizona, Great America PAC is also spotlighting its support for Kelli Ward, a former state senator, who is challenging Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeCheney clashes with Trump Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama GOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism MORE (R-Ariz.) for his seat, according to McClatchy. Flake is seen by some on the hard-right as a vulnerable target in 2018 because of his criticism of President Trump.

The super PAC's founder, Eric Beach, and its former executive director, Brent Lowder, joined Ward's campaign earlier this year

Great America PAC also noted four other Senate endorsements, according to McClatchy, including Roy Moore in Alabama, Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases US lawmakers call on EU to label entire Hezbollah a terrorist organization Hillicon Valley: Trump tweet gets warning again | Australia under cyberattack | North Face pulls Facebook ads MORE (R-Tenn.) in Tennessee, Patrick Morrisey in West Virginia and Matt Rosendale in Montana.