Club for Growth Action to Launch Ad Targeting Mike Simpson

Monday, 14 Apr 2014 11:32 AM

By Courtney Coren

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The conservative Club for Growth Action will release an ad opposing Rep. Mike Simpson on  Tuesday, accusing the Idaho Republican of lying about his support for the $700 billion Wall Street bailout.

The group said that it is spending six-figures on the ad buy in the Gem State.

"Mike Simpson says he voted to repeal the Wall Street bailout," the ad begins with a male voiceover. "Fact checkers call that 'false.'"

Story continues below video.



The ad plays a clip of the Idaho Republican proudly saying that he voted for the bailout.

"I voted for the $700 billion bailout. Everybody got that?" Simpson says. "My name's Mike Simpson. I voted for the $700 billion bailout."

The Club for Growth PAC is supporting Idaho attorney Bryan Smith in a primary match-up against the sitting congressman.

"So when you see liberal Mike Simpson lying about conservative Bryan Smith, remember" what Simpson said, the ad concludes.

Club for Growth endorsed Smith in July as part of its "Primary My Congressman" campaign to support conservative candidates to challenge Republican lawmakers that it has labeled "RINOs," Republicans in Name Only. Simpson was listed as one the 10  RINOs that it accused of voting and supporting liberal policies too often.

"Mike Simpson lied to Idaho voters about his support for the $700 billion Wall Street bailout, and now it's time to hold him accountable," said Chris Chocola, Club for Growth president.

"Liberal Republicans are exactly why we have $17 trillion in debt, and no amount of desperate attacks on conservative Bryan Smith can change that fact," Chocola added. "Mike Simpson's words speak for themselves."

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Cassidy: Americans Waiting Too Long for Keystone XL Pipeline

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 10:05 AM

If any bill should have passed Senate approval, it should have been the one to approve the long-awaited Keystone XL pipe . . .

Obama Urges Critics to 'Pass a Bill' on Immigration

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 09:37 AM

Obama urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform as he used his weekly address Saturday to again defend his . . .

Midwest GOP Governors Tout 2016 Middle Class Appeal

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 23:10 PM

Four Midwest governors considering bids for the GOP presidential nomination are hoping to tout their regional successes  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved