WHO: Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL)
WHAT: Press conference call to discuss John McCain's new ad "God's Children" and Immigration
WHEN: Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL) highlighted Sen. John McCain's ties to the Latino community and his work on immigration reform as his discussed McCain's new ad, "God's Children." Martinez claimed that McCain fought for true immigration reform in the Senate whereas Sen. Barack Obama, at the behest of labor unions, submitted an amendment that would have killed the guest worker program in the bill. "Senator McCain valiantly fought the good fight at the height of the primary at whatever political risk it would bring," Martinez said of McCain's commitment to comprehensive immigration reform.
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