National Republican Senatorial Committee Communications Director Brad Dayspring, a former flack for Rep. Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorEric Cantor: Moore ‘deserves to lose’ If we want to make immigration great again, let's make it bipartisan Top Lobbyists 2017: Hired Guns MORE (R-Va.), wrote on Twitter Monday, “Hey @JesseFFerguson — very courageous. Wishing you & your family the very best. You’ll fight through this.”

“Meet the Press” senior executive producer Betsy Fischer Martin tweeted she was sending Ferguson “all good thoughts.”

Ferguson, an admitted workaholic, says a friend told him to think of fighting cancer as his job for the next few months. “I think I get that,” he says.

He finishes the post by writing, “I’ll be taking leave from my work sometime in the next two weeks to begin the treatment. If I can’t give quotes and interviews about Congress all day, I’ll need something to write and talk about. I guess this will be it.”