A group opposed to former President Donald Trump is putting pressure on Republicans who opposed certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Republican accountability project spends $ 1 million on a new round TV and digital advertising As the Electoral College votes were counted, the group criticized six Republicans in Congress and said they “encouraging a deadly attack” on the US Capitol on January 6.
The advertisement targets Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican Matt Gates, Texas Luy Gomart, and Republican Madison Corthorn. C., Republican Mo Brooks running for a vacant US Senate seat in the state.
“We remember how Kevin McCarthy lied about the 2020 election results,” said the ad narrator. focus on California Republicans say. “I remember he voted to overturn the will of American voters.”
“He wants us to forget. We don’t,” continues the narrator. “If Kevin McCarthy doesn’t support democracy, we don’t support him.”
The new ad is part of a broader push from a Republican accountability project that will spend $ 50 million in the 2022 election cycle to undermine Trump and his allies. The group has promised to protect Republicans who voted for impeachment and may support key challengers to Trump supporters.
Sarah Longwell, founder of the Republican Accountability Project, said: “I’m lying about the election being stolen, it’s disqualification and I shouldn’t be allowed to pretend that the election didn’t happen.
The commercial is set to run on Monday on CNN and digital platforms such as Facebook and YouTube. They will also be aired later on the local news media market in Congressman’s district.
A spokesperson for Congressman refused to provide comments on the ad.
Mr Longwell said he opposed the election results and started by advertising to more well-known Republicans who would eventually be targeted. All of them..
The Republican Accountability Project consists of former GOP officials and agents who oppose the party’s instructions under Trump. Republican leaders have criticized groups and other “never Trump” organizations for acting essentially as a means of benefiting Democrats.