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New Jeb Bush Super PAC ad goes after Donald Trump

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The fact that Jeb Bush‘s most prominent super PAC, Right to Rise, has spent over $20 million in takedown ads against fellow Floridian Marco Rubio has become an ongoing story in recent weeks.

“This is something Jeb Bush has to decide. Does he want his legacy to be that he elected Donald Trump or Ted Cruz?” said Stuart Stevens, the GOP strategist who ran Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign. “He can’t control that super PAC but he ought to call on the super PAC to stop and stop attacking people with whom he mostly agrees.”

Right to Rise, however, isn’t the only third-party group working on behalf of the former Florida Governor.

A new digital ad produced by Millennials Rising PAC released on Friday contrasts Donald Trump with Bush, showing the GOP front-runner in some less than attractive moments.

The super PAC, created by college students, says they’re the only such group aiming directly at millennial voters.

Watch the ad below:

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at

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