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New PAC led by ex-Freedom Caucus member focused on 'ending MAGA,' ousting Greene, Gaetz, more

The group, Mission Democracy PAC, even intends to challenge such members in super conservative home districts.

Published: April 21, 2023 8:02am

Updated: April 21, 2023 11:48am

A former member of the Freedom Caucus is helping lead a political action committee whose goal is "stopping MAGA" by ousting some of the House's most conservative members.

The group, Mission Democracy PAC, even intends to challenge such members in super conservative home districts — running ads and messaging campaigns that accuse them of anti-democratic and other extreme positions, according to The New York Times

The group reportedly has just over $500,000 in the bank but has ambitions to raise $18 million for the 2024 election cycle.

The former Freedom Caucus member is ex-Virginia Rep. Denver Riggleman, who has since left the the Republican Party. Other leaders in the effort include former Trump administration official Olivia Troye and Marcus Flowers, an Army veteran and Democrat who lost by 32 points last election season in his bid to oust Georgia GOP Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene.

Greene is among the House GOP conference's most conservative members.

"If we don't do something now, if we don't get these extreme MAGA members out of Congress, we stand to lose our very democracy," Flowers told the newspaper. "It's time to hold those members accountable, take them to task, attack them in their districts."

The group in its one-minute ad states its goal of "ending MAGA."

Others being targeted by the group include GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Lauren Boebert of Colorado, Jim Jordan of Ohio, Scott Perry of Pennsylvania and Paul Gosar of Arizona.

Boebert told The Times that she had "no doubt" that Democrats would target her seat but that her policies are "right for our district, our state, and our country."

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