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>> The real chance to repeal and replace Obamacare.>> Super PACs spending millions have become the norm in American campaigns. But a new crop of super PACs and similar groups are bursting on to the political scene with one singular aim. Backing up President Donald Trump from outside the White House.
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Reuters political reporter, Ginger Gibson.>> This is the first time we've seen super PACs and these political nonprofits step out of the election arena. And into the policy arena with the goal of trying to get Trump's policy agenda enacted.>> One of the biggest pro-Trump groups, America First Policies.
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Raising eyebrows this week when it ran an attack ad blasting one of Trump's own fellow Republicans, Senator Dean Heller of Nevada. Because he opposed the senate healthcare bill that Trump supports.>> Senator Dean Heller is saying no.>> It infuriated Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, the ad quickly pulled after McConnell called it counterproductive.
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But the aggressive move trumpeting the arrival of the new groups ready to jump to Trump's defense at a moment's notice. Whether to boost his quest to repeal Obamacare or to deflect fallout from the ongoing probes into his campaign's ties to Russia. Because of the nature of what's happening in Washington, they're having to run ads trying to go after opponents of Trump.
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>> A group called Great America Alliance chaired by Trump supporters, Rudy Giuliani and Newt Gingrich. Spent $400,000 attacking former FBI director James Comey the week he testified to congress about his firing by Trump.>> Just another DC insider.>> Another ad targets special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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>> These ads are backed by big money. We know what the super PACs are spending. They disclose it to the FEC, and they've raised millions of dollars this year.>> By law, these groups cannot coordinate with the White House. But Trump has never been shy about making his views and preferences known.
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>> Paid for by Great America Alliance.>> The outside groups backing Trump expected to ramp up even more in the coming months as the Russia investigations heat up. And Trump digs in on healthcare.>> Deductibles increasing-