Donald Trump Jr. is featured in a new ad urging Georgians to get out and vote for Sens. David PerdueDavid PerduePatton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman among comedians ‘Riffing for the Georgia Runoffs’ McEnany says Georgia’s GOP governor ‘is Stacey Abrams’ in latest attack on Kemp Georgia Senate battle is a high stakes poker game MORE (R-Ga.) and Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerTrump Jr. cuts ad for Loeffler, Perdue in Georgia Georgia elections official: Trump should ‘act more responsibly’ Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman among comedians ‘Riffing for the Georgia Runoffs’ MORE (R-Ga.) in the Jan. 5 runoff election that will determine the balance of power in the Senate.
The super PAC Save the U.S. Senate, which was founded last month by advisers to Trump Jr., is putting $500,000 behind the ad, which will run beginning Thursday on cable news and digital platforms.
The 30-second ad opens with footage of Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerMcCarthy says he and McConnell back 0 stimulus checks Romney: ‘Nuts’ to invite doctor who questioned coronavirus vaccine to Senate hearing Schumer calls on Biden to bypass Congress and forgive K in student loans per person MORE (D-N.Y.) saying, “Now we take Georgia. Then we change America.”
“There it is,” Trump Jr. says. “The radical left wants to tear down everything we’ve accomplished: defunding the police, eliminating private health insurance and dismantling the Supreme Court. On Jan. 5, the U.S. Senate is on the line, and my father’s accomplishments are on your ballot. Don’t let them take Georgia.”
Stop the radical left.
Loeffler will face off against Democrat the Rev. Raphael Warnock, while Perdue will go up against Democrat Jon Ossoff. If Democrats win both races, each party will have 50 seats in the Senate, with Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTrump Jr. cuts ad for Loeffler, Perdue in Georgia Biden to tap Fudge to lead Department of Housing and Urban Development: reports Vilsack’s stock rises as Biden eyes inroads to rural America MORE representing the tiebreaker.
Polls show a tight race in both contests after the presidential race in Georgia was decided by fewer than 11,000 votes. President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump Jr. cuts ad for Loeffler, Perdue in Georgia Biden to tap Vilsack for Agriculture secretary: reports Georgia elections official: Trump should ‘act more responsibly’ MORE narrowly defeated President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump taps Conway, Chao to government posts in waning days of administration Pelosi, Schumer hit Trump but cite ‘progress’ in COVID relief talks House GOP leader trolls Democrats over reduced majority MORE in the state, becoming the first Democratic candidate since 1992 to win there.
Trump has contested the results, accusing Republican Gov. Brian KempBrian KempTrump Jr. cuts ad for Loeffler, Perdue in Georgia Georgia elections official: Trump should ‘act more responsibly’ Sidney Powell appeals dismissal of lawsuit to overturn Georgia election result MORE of not doing enough to root out voter fraud.
Save the U.S. Senate PAC, which was launched by Andy Surabian and Taylor Budowich, has spent nearly $1 million on the Georgia Senate races so far, launching last month with a six-figure radio ad buy.