The Judicial Crisis Network is partnering with other conservative groups on a new $500,000 ad campaign opposing Democrats blocking President Trump's judicial nominees.

"Democrats are abusing Senate rules to delay and obstruct President Trump's extraordinary judicial nominees because they want to keep liberal activist judges in control of our courts," said Carrie Severino, Judicial Crisis Network chief counsel. "Because of their gridlock, there are now far more judicial vacancies than there were when President Trump took office... This Democratic obstruction can end by reforming the so-called 'blue slip' process and adopting Sen. [James] Lankford's gridlock reform proposal to debate each nominee for eight hours or less and give them a prompt up-or-down vote."

Tea Party Patriots, Concerned Veterans for America, Susan B. Anthony List and Concerned Women for America are partnering with the group to organize activists at town halls held by congressional Democrats, as well as push email and phone campaigns, and run digital video ads.

The first video ad features images of Democratic Sens. Patty Murray of Washington, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Dianne Feinstein of California while a narrator decries their "gridlock and obstruction."