In his recent campaign video, Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTo woo black voters in Georgia, Dems need to change their course of action Senate panel again looks to force Trump’s hand on cyber warfare strategy Senate panel advances 6B defense policy bill MORE (R-Ariz.) addresses his support of the President's surge of troops in Iraq.

"When you take a position which you know, at least in the short term, cannot be popular with your constituents or other Americans but you know is right, that's courage," he says.

Additionally, in a clip from one of his campaign speeches spliced into the campaign spot, he states, "We're Americans and we'll never surrender."