Former Trump Official’s Announcement Raises Concerns

( – Ahead of Nevada’s June 11 primary, Republican Senate candidate Jeff Gunter is launching a $3.3 million ad campaign to include ads in all major television markets, digital advertising, radio ads, and texting.

The former U.S. ambassador to Iceland during the Trump administration, Gunter announced the new ad campaign that will air in markets such as Las Vegas and Reno on April 2. Before he announced his ad campaign, he noted that he was a disaffected Democrat before being nominated by former President Donald Trump in 2018 to the ambassador position. Gunter stated that he fully supports Trump and believes in “America First policies,” with the ads touting that Gunter is “110 percent pro-Trump.” In the ads, Gunter states he will help fight back against the Democrats’ “woke agenda” and “drain the swamp.”

He stated that he believes he is the only candidate who can defeat the incumbent, first-term Democrat Sen. Jacky Rosen, in the general election on Nov. 5. He said, “The Democratic Party left me,” noting policies that began after 9/11 that made him switch parties, adding that the “Democrat Party is no place for Nevada.”

A dermatologist, Gunter said that given the “depth and breadth” of his experience, he cannot “sit back at home and do nothing” about the issues facing the country, including the border crisis.

There’s a crowded field of Republican candidates for Nevada’s June 11 primary. His opponents include former state Assemblyman Jim Marchant, Stephanie Phillips, retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Bill Conrad, retired U.S. Air Force pilot Tony Grady, Ronda Kennedy, and former U.S. Army officer Sam Brown, who has received endorsements from Republican Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo, Americans for Prosperity, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group whose focus is to help to win Republicans a majority in the Senate.

Trump has not yet endorsed a candidate in the critical Senate race, which could determine control of the Senate.

Copyright 2024,