Marco Rubio undercuts Val Demings law enforcement background in first TV ad

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio launched his first campaign ad of the cycle. In it, the incumbent Republican enlists law enforcement to undermine a piece of Democratic opponent Val Demings’ resume.

A series of uniformed police leaders, including Sheriffs and union heads, appear in the ad to drag Demings’ voting record in the U.S. House.

“Val Demings turned her back on law enforcement,” said Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith in the ad’s opening line.

It’s a blunt charge leveled against Demings, who previously served as Orlando’s Police Chief and amplified her experience in uniform in her own campaign ads.

Rubio’s campaign intends

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