Jordan, Meadows backed by new ads from pro-Trump group: report

Jordan, Meadows backed by new ads from pro-Trump group: report
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A pro-Trump organization is funding advertisements in support of two of the president's staunchest allies in Congress: GOP Reps. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanHouse panel votes to subpoena Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act testimony TSA to send hundreds of workers to southern border to enforce immigration policies Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to appear at fundraiser for Jim Jordan: report MORE (Ohio) and Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsHouse panel votes to subpoena Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act testimony Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to appear at fundraiser for Jim Jordan: report GOP moves to block provision banning use of Defense funds for border wall MORE (N.C.).

CNN reported Tuesday that America First Policies is launching two television ads in the congressmen's districts which will run for one week starting Wednesday. The spots praise the lawmakers for "protecting America" and for standing "up to socialists," and highlight their votes in favor of Trump tax and regulation policies.

America First Policies will pay $100,000 for the ad buy, which comes just weeks after Meadows and Jordan were two of the harshest questioners during a House committee hearing for former Trump attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenHouse Intelligence Committee to subpoena Trump associate Felix Sater Hicks repeatedly blocked by White House from answering Judiciary questions The Hill's Morning Report - Trump and House Democrats resume battle MORE.

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"America First Policies is proud to take part in the effort to ensure that voters in North Carolina and Ohio understand that Reps. Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows are fighting for their interests in Washington," spokesman Alex Titus told CNN in a statement.

Meadows and Jordan, the leaders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, have been among the president's most reliable allies in Congress. They have backed Trump's agenda and defended him against investigations from Democrats and the special counsel.

The two lawmakers were targeted by an ad campaign launched earlier this month by billionaire Tom Steyer's "Need to Impeach" campaign.

That ad, titled "History," warns that Republicans will be sorted into those who "let politics scare them out of holding Trump accountable" and "those who had the courage to stand up and defend our democracy."