Martha McSally Shows Off Her Pilot Skills Her action-packed announcement video trades on numerous same themes she used in her House campaigns, stressing her status of the first American female to fly in combat, winning a fight to refuse to don Muslim garb while serving in the Middle East, and as a congresswoman working to protecting funding for the locally produced A-10 fighter jet.
Like few others, the Arizona election is expected to showcase the feud between the Republican Party's establishment and its fiery anti-immigration wing in particular - all in a border state that features one of the nation's largest Latino populations.
"Like our president, I'm exhausted of PC politicians and their BS excuses", McSally said in the video.
"I absolutely refuse to bow down to Sharia law", McSally says, after a narrator discusses her successful fight against a USA military policy that required women to wear head-to-toe garb in Saudi Arabia.
Her blunt talk in the video shows a push to connect to Republicans across the spectrum, an important challenge for McSally considering she will be facing off in the GOP Primary against two controversial candidates in former sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state Sen.
Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is among the Democratic candidates running to replace her.
"As a member of the wildly unpopular Republican Congress, Mitch McConnell's handpicked candidate Rep. McSally has spent her career as a reliable vote for corporate special interests and Wall Street, not Arizona families", J.B. Poersch, the organization's president, said in a statement. "It's a time of big and defining choices", McSally told the crowd after she'd safely landed.
In the announcement video, McSally also featured comments from President Donald Trump, who called her "the real deal" and "tough".
Yet she has tacked right in recent months and aligned herself with Trump as the 2018 campaign season neared.
"As we discussed on Tuesday, we won't allow our troops to be held hostage by DACA negotiations".
Ms. McSally, Arizona Republican, now represents Arizona's second congressional district, which stretches from Tucson to part of the U.S. -Mexico border. She co-sponsored an immigration bill that would reduce legal immigration levels by 25 percent earlier this week.
Talking to reporters after the Tucson event, McSally touted her voting record as one of the most reliable in Arizona for Trump.
"I absolutely refused to bow down to Sharia law".
Whoever wins the race is expected to face Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., who has the backing of many national Democrats and has over $5.1 million in her campaign war chest, according to a release from her campaign sent out Thursday. "After eight years of fighting, I won my battle for the religious freedom of American servicewomen", she said.
"After taking on terrorists in combat, the liberals in the Senate won't scare me one bit", the retired Air Force colonel said.
While some Trump loyalists and conservative groups don't necessarily agree, McSally is viewed as the stronger Republican candidate in a general election in which successful candidates must extend their appeal beyond their party's most passionate voters.
The primary race won't be easy.
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