McConnell-aligned super PAC rakes in $5 million from New Hampshire Senate race
The Republican super PAC aligned with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday it would rescind millions of dollars it had earmarked to spend on television ads in the New Hampshire Senate race.
The Senate Leadership Fund said it would cut $5.6 million from the state, which was one of the party’s main goals to return.
In a statement to Fox News, Senate Leadership Fund Chairman Steven Law said, « As the cycle draws to a close, we are shifting resources to where they can be most effective to achieve our ultimate goal. : winning the majority ».
The move comes just two weeks after the Republican National Senate Committee — the GOP’s re-election arm of the Senate — scrapped its own television ad reservations in New Hampshire.
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In early September, the fund set aside $23 million to run battlefield ads.
However, that was before Republican and former Army general Don Bolduc won the September 13 primary.
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Bolduc is determined not to support McConnell as GOP leader.
“General Bolduc has defied opponents from the start and it is the same approach he will take to the finish line towards victory,” Bolduc campaign spokeswoman Kate Constantini said. in a press release.
Bolduc is running against Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan.
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The Senate Leadership Fund told The Hill the cut will begin Oct. 25.
Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.