“Look closely… There’s a million reasons to oppose politician Rick Saccone. In Harrisburg, Saccone gave himself four hundred thousand dollars in perks, on top of nearly six hundred thousand in pay…all at taxpayer expense. We can’t afford Saccone in Congress,” the ad’s voiceover says.
“After serving in the Marines, Conor Lamb prosecuted heroin dealers and violent criminals back home. Veterans know to fix Washington, send in the Marine.”
The 30-second ad will run on TV in the district is highlighting a report that said Saccone tapped into his legislative expense account to pay for meals, per diems, and other items totaling $435,172.
VoteVets is a PAC that uses “public issue campaigns and direct outreach to lawmakers to ensure that troops abroad have what they need to complete their missions, and receive the care they deserve when they get home” according to their release.
VoteVets is a non-partisan group, but admits to being the “largest progressive organization of veterans in America” that has pushed lawmakers to support progressive causes including the American Clean Energy and Security Act, a draft version of cap and trade according to Politico.
You can view the ad below.