'Grow a pair of ovaries,' Martha McSally says in Trumpian campaign video

BREAKING: Martha McSally launches Senate campaign in heated GOP race

NRCC confident they'll keep competitive McSally district even without incumbent

Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) announced Friday morning that she will run for the Senate seat incumbent Sen.

The Republican congresswoman hopes to come out on top in a crowded field of candidates to fill the seat being vacated by Sen.

In front of a fighter jet and over the crunch of electric guitar, McSally then declares her common ground with Trump: "Like our president, I'm exhausted of P.C. politicians and their B.S. excuses".

"Martha's got a very good story to tell: A-10 fighter pilot, a female pilot in combat, trying to get immigration reform done", Coughlin said. "I told Washington Republicans to grow a pair of ovaries and get the job done", McSally said in the video.

The video also has McSally, a retired Air Force colonel, saying she "refused to bow down to Sharia law", a reference to her successful fight with the Department of Defense against having to wear Muslim robes while serving in Saudi Arabia.

The U.S. Air Force Academy graduate's official biography also notes that her squadron was awarded the Air Force Association David C. Schilling Award in 2006 for their work in Afghanistan. The 51-year-old McSally will compete with none other than former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, 85, an immigration hard-liner with legendary status in the state, and pro-Trump former State Senator Kelli Ward, both of whom will try to paint McSally tough on talk but weak on delivery.

McSally's Senate bid had been widely anticipated from nearly the moment U.S. Sen. "Now, I am running for the Senate to fight the fights that must be won - on national security, economic security and border security".

With control of the narrowly divided Senate at stake, the competition to replace Flake could become one of the year's national marquee races.

Representative Martha Mc Sally announced run for senate in You Tube video
Representative Martha Mc Sally announced run for senate in You Tube video

Martha McSally used a World War II training plane to head to a Phoenix-area campaign stop.

Ms. McSally, Arizona Republican, now represents Arizona's second congressional district, which stretches from Tucson to part of the U.S. -Mexico border.

And she concludes with a declaration that "after taking on terrorists in combat, I'm not afraid of the liberals in the Senate".

The district went for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race by 5 points, but Ms. McSally easily won her re-election by 14 points that same year.

Several Republican political consultants said Arpaio's prolific fundraising and strong name recognition could marginalize Ward's campaign, which has targeted the same bloc of Trump voters.

"Like in almost every other state facing a Senate election this cycle, the Arizona Republican primary will be nasty, expensive and very long", David Bergstein, a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesman said Friday in a written statement.

The victor will face off against likely Democratic opponent Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who is a strong favorite to win her party's nomination.

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