Trump campaign flying anti-socialism banner above Democratic debate

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE’s reelection campaign will be flying a banner attacking socialism in Houston on Thursday, shortly before Democratic presidential candidates take the debate stage there.

An official with the campaign told ABC News that the group plans to fly a banner that reads, "Socialism will kill Houston's economy,” from 2-6 p.m. The third Democratic presidential debate is scheduled to begin an hour later.

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The campaign also plans to take out two full-page advertisements in local newspapers taking aim at Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenKlobuchar plans campaign rallies across Iowa despite impeachment trial Hillicon Valley — Presented by Philip Morris International — Wyden asks NSA to investigate White House cybersecurity | Commerce withdraws Huawei rule after Pentagon objects | Warren calls on Brazil to drop Greenwald charges Warren pledges to release Trump records if elected MORE (D-Mass.), former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSchiff closes Democrats' impeachment arguments with emotional appeal to remove Trump Conservative reporter on Sanders: He's not a 'yes man' Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment MORE and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. The ads will run in Houston and in San Antonio, where Castro was born, the campaign said. 

In the ads, the campaign attacks the candidates on economic issues and singles out Castro specifically for "obstructing the president." 

Erin Perrine, deputy communications director for the campaign, said in a statement that “every single Democrat candidate has job killing, economy crushing policies that won't work for America.”

“Team Trump is here to remind them and let everyone in Houston know what a complete disaster Democrats are for America," Perrine added.

Both the ads and the fly-over banner cost the campaign around $7,500, ABC News reported

The president’s reelection campaign used a similar tactic to appeal to beachgoers in a number of cities on Labor Day this year. 

In an effort that cost the campaign roughly $20,000, the group ran flyover banners in Milwaukee; Erie, Pa.; Cleveland; Virginia Beach, Va.; Detroit; Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Miami's South Beach to encourage people to add their phone numbers to a list of supporters for the campaign.