Maria Elvira Salazar Releases Third Ad of General Election: “Sending”

Tired of corruption in Washington, Salazar pledges to donate Congressional salary

Miami, FL – Today, following her two previous ads and coming off a record-breaking financial quarter, Maria Elvira Salazar released her third television ad of the November General Election titled “Sending”.

“Sending” continues to inform voters of the fact that while Donna Shalala was put in charge of over $500 billion in taxpayer-funded corporate relief for coronavirus, she repeatedly broke the law while hiding 558 stock transactions of up to $6 million she made as a Congresswoman. These transactions include Shalala selling stock of TEGNA, Inc. just days after the company’s sale was halted due to coronavirus and which Shalala did not report until July, a clear violation of the STOCK Act and the second time the incumbent Congresswoman broke the law in five months.

Seeing the amount of corruption in Washington and from Donna Shalala, Salazar has pledged her support of term limits and will donate her salary if elected to Congress. Salazar’s salary will go to hiring more staff solely dedicated to helping people find jobs in the community.

“Sending” Script

V.O.:

Donna Shalala oversaw billions in taxpayer-funded corporate relief.

Yet, the Miami Herald found that Shalala broke the law repeatedly, selling stock as covid ravaged us.

We suffered. She profited.

Politicians shouldn’t enrich themselves like Donna Shalala.

That’s why Maria Elvira Salazar will donate her entire salary.

Maria Elvira Salazar:

I am Maria Elvira Salazar and I approve this message because we have enough corruption in Washington.

It’s time for a change.

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Born in Little Havana to parents who fled Cuba with just five dollars in their pocket, the pursuit of freedom and the American Dream was instilled into Maria Elvira Salazar at an early age. While being raised in Miami and Puerto Rico, Salazar listened as her parents told stories of the oppressive communist regime from which they escaped.

Salazar graduated from the University of Miami and later from Harvard University which she paid for herself. She began a career in journalism where she interviewed a wide range of social and political leaders, including Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Alvaro Uribe, Jose Maria Aznar, Vicente Fox, Juan Manuel Santos, Augusto Pinochet, Nicolas Maduro and, more recently, Juan Guaidó. Winning five Emmy Awards, she was recognized for her passion for freedom and uncovering the oppressive communist and socialist regimes in Latin America especially in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Salazar was named an NRCC Young Gun cementing her as a top Republican candidate for Congress.

Florida’s 27th Congressional District includes the city of Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, West Miami, Pinecrest, Key Biscayne, South Miami, North Bay Village, Cutler Bay, and Palmetto Bay.