The super PAC supporting Jeb Bushâ€™s presidential ambitions plans to release a 15-minute documentary about the Florida Republican this weekend as it works to boost his candidacy in early voting states.
Right to Riseâ€™s documentary will go online Saturday and will air later on the New England Sports Network, reaching voters in New Hampshire. The Granite State hosts the first GOP presidential primary Feb. 9.
The documentary also will reach voters digitally.
â€œThis is another way for us to tell Jebâ€™s story and provide more context and background for his plans beyond what voters see in a 30-second TV spot,â€ Right to Riseâ€™s spokesman Paul Lindsay said in an email. The New York Times
Super PACs, which can raise unlimited amounts, are barred from coordinating their advertising spending with favored candidates. In the run-up to the 2016 election, however, several White House contenders have skirted that prohibition by taping super PAC footage before formally announcing their campaigns.
Bushâ€™s super PAC collected a staggering $103 million during the first six months of this year and has bombarded the airwaves