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 RyanFive takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report: Sanders set to shake up 2020 race McCabe: No one in 'Gang of Eight' objected to FBI probe into Trump 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 RosenFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Trump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Trump administration secretly shipped plutonium to Nevada 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 Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiOn The Money: Senate Dems to introduce resolution blocking Trump emergency declaration | Banks made billion in extra profits thanks to GOP tax law | IRS analyst charged with leaking Cohen's financial records Coast Guard lieutenant accused of planning domestic terrorism denied bail Inviting Kim Jong Un to Washington 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 HellerTrump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Trump picks ex-oil lobbyist David Bernhardt for Interior secretary Oregon Dem top recipient of 2018 marijuana industry money, study finds 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 TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall 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.