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 RyanFEC filing: No individuals donated to indicted GOP rep this cycle The Hill's Morning Report - Waiting on Mueller: Answers come on Thursday Paul Ryan joins University of Notre Dame faculty 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 — Presented by CTIA and America's wireless industry — Prosecutors used FISA warrant to get info on Huawei | Study finds discrimination in Facebook ads | Bezos retains voting control over ex-wife's Amazon stocks More than 30 Senate Dems ask Trump to reconsider Central American aid cuts Dem senators introduce bill to combat sexual harassment in STEM 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 PelosiBoth sides were wrong about Mueller report, and none of it will likely matter for 2020 Elijah Cummings: 'I am begging the American people to pay attention to what's going on' Angus King: 'Mueller passed the obstruction question to the Congress and Barr intercepted the pass' 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 TrumpGrassroots America shows the people support Donald Trump Trump speaks to rebel Libyan general attacking Tripoli Dem lawmaker: Mueller report shows 'substantial body of evidence' on obstruction 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.