Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) in ads rolling out Tuesday urges Spanish-speaking audiences to elect Republican candidates in Colorado, Arizona and California, states with large numbers of Latino voters.
The nearly seven-figure ad campaign, sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, uses the potential 2016 presidential candidate, who is fluent in Spanish, to appeal to Latino voters wth pro-business themes.
"Cory supports the hardworking and entrepreneurial spirit of the Latin community," Bush says in the 30-second TV spot airing in Denver and Colorado Springs and online statewide.
The Chamber previously tapped Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio wades into Trump-Lewis feud 19 companies that Trump has tweeted about Ex-Dem gov: I would have picked Giuliani over Tillerson MORE (R-Fla.) for an ad supporting Gardner.
In California, Bush backs the reelection of Rep. David Valadao (R), the son of immigrants, over challenger and former Capitol Hill staffer Amanda Renteria (D). In the ad Bush says Valadao is "willing to work across the aisle to do what’s right to keep families together, grow our economy and create good-paying jobs."
Former Air Force pilot Martha McSally (R) gets a lift in another 30-second spot, with Bush describing her as "courageous" and able to "set Congress straight." McSally is battling Rep. Ron BarberRon BarberTen House seats Dems hope Trump will tilt House conducts moment of silence for Tucson shooting anniversary Dem files Ethics complaint on Benghazi panel MORE (D) in a House race considered a tossup.