In the ad called “Join Us,” Tom Steyer argues that President Trump is unfit for office.
Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer announced Friday that he was planning a $10 million national ad campaign calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
In the ad called “Join Us,” Steyer argues that Trump is unfit for office because he has pushed the U.S. toward nuclear war, threatened the shutdown of news organizations he does not like, accepted money from foreign governments, and obstructed justice at the FBI, Breitbart reports.
He urges those who watch his ad to contact members of Congress and demand they bring up articles of impeachment.advertisement - story continues below
CBS San Francisco reports that Steyer planned to spend eight-figure sums of money on the ads but declined to specify the exact amount.
Steyer is considering the investment as he weighs running against incumbent U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in the 2018 Democratic primaries.
The billionaire added that he would spend an additional seven-figure sum on a related ad campaign.
Steyer reportedly dropped $87 million on the 2016 elections and poured millions of dollars into his NextGen Climate Action group to combat global warming.advertisement - story continues below
Some members of Congress already jumped on the impeachment bandwagon long before Steyer launched his impeachment ad campaign.
Rep. Al Green (D-TX) began pushing for Trump’s impeachment in May, becoming one of the first members of Congress to offer to bring up articles of impeachment that would start the process. His impeachment resolution died before it came up for a vote, but he vowed to bring up the articles again at a later date.