Ex-Obama Adviser Might Challenge MacArthur

The Club for Growth released an ad praising the congressman’s work on health care.

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Ally Mutnick
April 28, 2017, 10:38 a.m.

An­drew Kim (D), “who was Ir­aq dir­ect­or on Obama’s Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Coun­cil and ad­vised” Gen. Dav­id Pet­raeus “on the ground in Afgh­anistan, said Thursday that he may jump in­to the race for” Rep. Tom Ma­cAr­thur’s (D) seat. “His Crowd­pac page shows he has raised $20,000 out of a $50,000 goal for seed funds.”

“Kim took Ma­cAr­thur to task for be­ing a lead ar­chi­tect be­hind Re­pub­lic­an ef­forts to re­peal and re­place the Af­ford­able Care Act and for be­ing the only New Jer­sey con­gressper­son to sup­port a GOP re­place­ment bill last month. Ma­cAr­thur con­tin­ues to plug away at the bill and au­thored the most re­cent ver­sion this week.” (New York Ob­serv­er)

ON THE AIR. The Club for Growth re­leased a new cable TV ad be­gin­ning Fri­day in Ma­cAr­thur’s dis­trict prais­ing him for be­ing at “the fore­front of find­ing a way to re­peal and re­place Obama­care, even while many mod­er­ate Re­pub­lic­ans have re­fused to ne­go­ti­ate.” (re­lease)


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