By Lynn R. Mitchell
The newest ad from the Gillespie campaign is out and will begin airing Saturday: “Senator Mark Warner’s actions in relation to a matter under FBI investigation, and he refuses to answer questions about his role in the scandal. In what has been described as ‘raw, ugly politics,’ Senator Warner ‘dangled a lifetime appointment to the federal bench’ in an effort to help Governor Terry McAuliffe expand Obamacare in Virginia.” From the Gillespie campaign:
The Ed Gillespie for Senate Campaign today released a new TV ad that will begin running statewide tomorrow. The ad features news reports over the last week of Senator Warner’s involvement in, as the Richmond Times-Dispatch described it, “dangling the possibility of assistance in finding employment in the federal judiciary or private sector,” for a State Senator’s daughter as part of a greater attempt to expand Obamacare in Virginia.
– Warner-Puckett fallout: ‘Brainstorming? Is that what they’re calling it these days?’
– Sabato: This is not a good development for Mark Warner
– Larry Sabato’s latest Crystal Ball: national changes, updates, and Gillespie
– October surprise for Mark Warner? Game changer for Virginia?
[…] UPDATE: The new ad was out by mid-day Friday and will hit the airwaves Saturday (see Presview: Ed Gillespie’s new TV ad … “Changed”). […]