NRCC targets Axne in new ad linking her to Biden
DES MOINES, Iowa – The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released an ad targeting U.S. Representative Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. The NRCC wants to tie her to President Joe Biden, whose poll count in Iowa has plummeted.
A Des Moines Register / Mediacom survey shows that only 31 percent approve of the president’s job performance while 62 percent of Iowans disapprove.
Axne is one of 17 Democratic lawmakers the NRCC considers vulnerable.
In addition to Axne, the NRCC has targeted U.S. Democratic Representatives Tom O’Halleran in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, Josh Harder in California’s 10th Congressional District, Stephanie Murphy in Florida’s 7th Congressional District. , Carolyn Bourdeaux in 7th Congressional District of Georgia, Jared Golden in Maine 2nd Congressional District, Elissa Slotkin in 8th Congressional District of Michigan, Haley Stevens in 11th Congressional District of Michigan, Chris Pappas in 1st District Congressman of New Hampshire, Tom Malinowski in 7th District of New Jersey, Tom Suozzi in 3rd Congressional District of New York, Sean Patrick Maloney in 18th Congressional District of New York, Antonio Delgado in 19th Congressional District of New York New York, Peter DeFazio in 4th Congressional District of Oregon, Matt Cartwright in 8th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, Vincete Gonzalez in 15th Congressional District of Texas, and Elaine Luria in 2nd Cong District very Virginia.
The announcement also criticizes the Democrats’ plan to implement the “biggest tax increase in decades. ”
The ad is the NRCC’s first paid media campaign in the cycle attacking President Biden, which national approval ratings also took a hit.
“House Democrats are helping Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi pass the biggest tax hike in decades. With costs already sky-high, the last thing middle-class Americans need is for the government to take more money out of their paychecks. Voters will hold accountable all Democrats who vote for this fiscal madness and reckless spending, ”NRCC chairman Tom Emmer said in a statement.
Watch the ad above.