Danny Tarkanian, left, Republican candidate for Nevada Congressional District 3, listens while Donald Trump, Jr. speaks during a fund raiser for Tarkanian at Spanish Trails Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. In the background is Kimberly Guilfoyle, center, and Amy Tarkanian. (Jeff Scheid-Nevada Independent)
New DCCC ad calls Tarkanian 'another con man who can't hide the truth' highlighting basketball academy claims
Focus: Danny Tarkanian, the Republican candidate in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District
Who’s paying for it: The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Size of buy: The DCCC did not immediately provide the size of the buy
When it starts: Oct. 1
Where it’s running: Las Vegas
The gist: The 30-second ad calls Tarkanian “another con man who can’t hide the truth,” highlighting accusations that surfaced earlier this year that Tarkanian took $700,000 from the Tarkanian Basketball Academy, a children’s charity he founded in the early 2000s. For more on the claim, read The Nevada Independent’s fact check from February.
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