Republican Ozzie DeFaria picked up a big endorsement from US Senator John McCain. Here is the release from the Ozzie For Congress campaign:

“The Ozzie deFaria for Congress campaign is proud to announce the endorsement of United States Senator and former Republican Presidential nominee John McCain.

Senator McCain said: ‘We need more people with Ozzie deFaria’s business experience in the United States Congress. As a business leader who helped create thousands of jobs, Ozzie knows how to get America’s economic engine back on track. I am confident he will be a consistent conservative leader who will serve the American people with honor and integrity. It is imperative that we have highly qualified conservative candidates like Ozzie to challenge extreme liberals like Debbie Wasserman Schultz.’

Ozzie deFaria said: ‘I am truly honored and humbled to receive the support of Senator John McCain. He is an American hero who has always put our country first. His record fighting government waste and pork barrel spending is one I hope to emulate in the United States Congress. I look forward to working with Senator McCain in the coming years.'”