Exclusive: Top Trump super PACs join forces on voter mobilization effort

Exclusive: Top Trump super PACs join forces on voter mobilization effort
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Two top super PACs supporting President TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Joint Chiefs chairman: 'The last thing in the world we need right now is a war with Iran' Pence: 'We're not convinced' downing of drone was 'authorized at the highest levels' Trump: Bolton would take on the whole world at one time MORE’s reelection campaign are combining forces on a $1 million voter mobilization effort that aims to register 1 million conservatives before Election Day in 2020.

The Great America PAC and the Committee to Defend the President, which have combined to spend more than $55 million in support of Trump, will roll out their “Great America Voter Drive” on Wednesday, according to details provided exclusively to The Hill.

“Since Inauguration Day, President Trump has worked diligently to make America great again. We are proud to support his efforts by registering hundreds of thousands of Trump voters for the 2020 election and getting them out to vote for his ‘America First’ agenda,” said Ed Rollins, the chairman of the Great America PAC. “Together, our two groups are uniquely positioned to continue the programs that helped elect President Trump and will re-elect him in 2020.”

The $1 million initial investment will go toward national and local television ads, with a focus on the battleground states of Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. A second wave is planned for Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa and New Hampshire.

Depending on the state, the television ads will include a response mechanism with information for viewers on how and where to register. The groups will send out more than 1 million emails or text messages on Wednesday, and bus tours of battleground states are being planned for down the road.

In 2016, Trump became the first Republican presidential candidate in decades to win Michigan and Pennsylvania, and both will be heated battleground states in 2020.

The president also carried Florida, North Carolina and Iowa, but polls show a tight race developing in those traditional battleground states. Arizona and Georgia are traditionally red states, but Democrats are eyeing both in an effort to expand the map. Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump: I'd rather run against Biden Democrats target Florida Hispanics in 2020 George Conway says new rape allegation against Trump 'is more credible' than Juanita Broaddrick MORE won in Colorado and New Hampshire in 2016 but not by much.

The Great America PAC says it has spent more than $35 million in support of the president and The Committee to Defend the President, which formed in 2013 as the Stop Hillary PAC, has spent tens of millions as well.

In addition to spending money in support of Trump and his policies, the groups have spent millions of dollars to back pro-Trump candidates, such as Sen. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnHorse abuse for ribbons and prizes has to stop YouTube may move children's content to separate app Democrats detail new strategy to pressure McConnell on election security bills MORE (R-Tenn.), and in support of the president’s judicial nominees, such as Supreme Court Justice Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughTrump denies new sexual assault allegation Supreme Court sides with immigrant in gun possession case Conservative Supreme Court justices reverse precedent on property rights cases MORE.

“For years now, the Committee has been focused on defending President Trump and his agenda from the Left’s relentless attacks,” said Ted Harvey, the chairman of the Committee to Defend the President. “During that time, we have maintained a strong grassroots presence across the country, coordinating Trump voters on the ground to support his election and agenda in every way possible. The ‘Great America Voter Drive’ is the next step in our efforts, as we unleash the full force of President Trump’s base to get him re-elected in 2020. Only then can his ‘America First’ agenda endure for years to come.”