Super PAC Supporting Jeb Bush Attacks Cruz, Rubio and Trump
A super PAC that supports Jeb Bush a Republican presidential candidate, which is sitting on the biggest war chest across all of American politics, has prepared a new television ad that airs very soon that is its most aggressive to date against Donald Trump the front-runner for the GOP, and Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
The new TV ad from the super PAC Right to Rise USA arrives only hours after Mr. Trump called for the U.S. to completely and totally shutdown the entrance of Muslims into the U.S.
It also comes at a time when new polling has shown that the two young senators are surging up in the early primary states where Bush is hoping to compete.
Using footage taken in the Oval Office, the narrator asks – When the attack arrives here, the person that is behind the desk will need to protect your family. Will he be reckless and impulsive like Trump? Will he have cast a vote to dramatically weaken surveillance for counter-terrorism like Cruz? Will he have skipped a number of national security meetings and votes so he could campaign, like Mr. Rubio.
The ad brings back memories of the 3 a.m. ad that the Hillary Clinton campaign aired back in 2008 to raise questions about judgment and experience of Senator Barack Obama.
This new ad will air in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina.
The super PAC is led by Mike Murphy a Republican strategist and has raised over $100 million in 2015 but fundraising efforts are believed to have slowed a great deal during the past two months.
The group is planning to use what is believed to be the largest bank account in politics to air digital and TV advertising on behalf of Bush.
Initially the group planned to air a positive TV ad that was biographical about Bush. However, Murphy never ruled out signaling out one or a pair of rivals at some point of the campaign.