California billionaire Tom Steyer to spend $20M on Trump impeachment ads
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California billionaire Tom Steyer is doubling his spending on ads calling for President Donald Trump‘s impeachment to $20 million.
The Democratic donor said Thursday that he’ll release two new ads in the coming weeks. That’s on top of an ad he began airing nationally in October.
His fresh investment comes despite prominent Democrats such as U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi arguing that impeachment calls are a distraction.
Steyer says “establishment” Democrats don’t understand how to motivate the party’s voters.
You either believe Donald Trump is unfit for office, or you don't. I've made my position clear — and so have 1.8 million Americans. Sign the petition here: https://t.co/KvyrqQS5Tt https://t.co/HkzlPiuO0a
— Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) November 8, 2017
Steyer’s ad has drawn rebuke from Trump as well as Fox News, which is refusing to air it. Trump has called Steyer “wacky and totally unhinged.”
Steyer is weighing a run for U.S. Senate against fellow Democrats Dianne Feinstein, the incumbent, and Kevin de Leon.