GOP super PAC drops $2.5 million on Nevada ad campaign

GOP super PAC drops $2.5 million on Nevada ad campaign

The Republican super PAC aligned with Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanTrump quietly rolled back programs to detect, combat weapons of mass destruction: report Ocasio-Cortez top aide emerges as lightning rod amid Democratic feud Juan Williams: GOP in a panic over Mueller MORE (R-Wis.) is launching a seven-figure ad campaign in Nevada in an effort to flip the House seat held by outgoing Rep. Jacky RosenJacklyn (Jacky) Sheryl RosenHillicon Valley: Trump seeks review of Pentagon cloud-computing contract | FTC weighs updating kids' internet privacy rules | Schumer calls for FaceApp probe | Report says states need more money to secure elections Senators introduce legislation to boost cyber defense training in high school Key endorsements: A who's who in early states MORE (D). 

The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF) on Thursday announced a $2.5 million ad reservation in Nevada's 3rd District, releasing a TV and digital spot hitting Democratic House hopeful Susie Lee over her personal wealth.

"Susie Lee is rich. Really rich. Lee has 17 homes and flies around the world in a private plane," a narrator says in the ad. "Susie Lee got even richer investing in companies that outsource American jobs."


"Now Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump telling aides to look at potential spending cuts if he wins reelection: report Budget talks between White House, Pelosi spill into weekend Trump says he won't watch Mueller testimony MORE is sending campaign cash to Susie Lee, because Lee opposed the middle-class tax cut," it continues, referring to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). "Susie Lee and Nancy Pelosi. They’re rich. They’re liberal. They’re out for themselves."

Lee is facing Republican Danny Tarkanian in the race to replace Rosen. Rosen is challenging Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerThis week: Barr back in hot seat over Mueller report Trump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Trump picks ex-oil lobbyist David Bernhardt for Interior secretary MORE (R-Nev.), one of the most vulnerable GOP senators up for re-election this year.

Nevada's 3rd Congressional District race is currently rated as "Lean Democrat" by The Cook Political Report.

Both Heller and Tarkanian are expected to get a boost from President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE this week. The president is heading to Nevada Thursday to rally with Heller and will attend a fundraiser benefiting the incumbent senator and Tarkanian in Las Vegas on Friday.

The new ad reservation is the latest in an ongoing blitz by CLF.

Earlier this week, the super PAC announced that it was dropping $1.5 million on an ad campaign in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, where Democrat Randy Bryce is seeking to flip the seat currently held by Ryan, who is not seeking re-election.