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 RyanOvernight Defense: Dunford expected to finish Joint Chiefs term | House lawmakers pushing for Yemen vote | Pentagon says a few hundred troops leaving border Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan got called a 'genius' when he was elected at 28, I get accused of being 'a fraud' Meadows looks to make his move 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 RosenSchumer walking tightrope with committee assignments 10 things we learned from the midterms Election Countdown: Florida fight ends with Scott, DeSantis wins | Dems see Sunbelt in play for 2020 | Trump to campaign in Mississippi ahead of runoff | GOP wipeout in Orange County | Ortiz Jones concedes in Texas House race 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 PelosiFreedom Caucus calls on leadership to include wall funding, end to 'catch and release' in funding bill Black Caucus huddles as talk of term limits heats up Insurgent Dems amplify push for term limits on party leaders 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 Heller How to reform the federal electric vehicle tax credit White House jumps into fight over energy subsidies One last fight for Sen. Orrin Hatch 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 TrumpThe Memo: Ayers decision casts harsh light on Trump NASA offers to show Stephen Curry evidence from moon landings Freedom Caucus calls on leadership to include wall funding, end to 'catch and release' in funding bill 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.