The ad contrasts Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick's work as an FBI agent - serving in tribute to his uncle, a New York police officer killed in the line of duty - with donations made by Scott Wallace's family foundation to "a liberal organization that has given a voice to the convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal."
"When you look around your communities, and especially Philadelphia, and see what Democrats like Tom Wolf have delivered, what do you have to lose by taking a chance on someone committed to engaging and improving your life?" Republican Scott Wagner said at an event for the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
Impeach President Trump? The criminal convictions of two former top Trump aides delivered a blow to the White House, as Democrats seek to run on an anti-corruption message. But Democrats running in competitive districts, in the Philadelphia area and elsewhere, are trying to avoid talk of impeachment.
Scott Wagner made the comment after an 18-year-old woman asked if his refusal to take action on climate change had anything to do with $200,000 in campaign contributions that she said he had accepted from the fossil fuel industry.
Andrew Seidman covers politics in the Philadelphia region, focusing on power brokers. Previously, he covered New Jersey state government and politics.