The 30-second ad features an announcer intoning that “When the history of the Trump presidency is written, members of Congress will be sorted into two categories: The ones who let politics scare them out of holding Trump accountable and those who had the courage to stand up and defend our Democracy.” While he speaks, images of Jordan and Sen. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R–S.C., are featured. Later, the ad refers to those with the “courage to stand up.” During that part of the ad, the late Sen. John McCain’s face flashes on the screen.
“Which side of history do they want to be on?” the announcer concludes.
Jordan tweeted his response: “The citizens of OH-04 appreciate that President Trump is fighting for them and does what he says. There is zero evidence of any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. TV commercials from @TomSteyer won’t change that.”
The Sierra Club, meanwhile, has launched a 10–second statewide Facebook ad urging Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, to put forth a plan to act on climate change.