“I knew that if I worked hard and kept my nose clean, this Latino kid would make it in America. Spoken before the supporters of the people.
Gallego kicked off the campaign with a video posted on social media on Monday and embarked on a national media tour before returning to Arizona. On Sunday, we were due to stop at Flagstaff, Navajo Nation, and the White Mountain Apache Reservation.
Gallego faces the most difficult campaign of his political career. Since winning a tough primary in 2014 in a predominantly Democratic congressional district, he has never faced serious opposition. He now has to introduce himself to voters outside the Phoenix area.
He touted his military service and unexpected biography, and said he was in many ways “a product of the American dream.” However, he pointed to the death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis police officers as proof that there was still work to be done.
“The American Dream has to include people like Tille Nichols,” Gallego said. “We have to include black men who can live and live without fear. They too deserve the American Dream.”
Cinema was elected as a Democrat in 2018, but left the party late last year and registered as an independent after years of growing estrangement from the party. not clarified.
“Kirsten’s problem isn’t that she left the Democratic Party,” Gallego said. “The problem is she left and abandoned Arizona.”
Cinema has not directly commented on Gallego’s participation in the campaign, but took to Twitter last week to promote a bipartisan deal she helped negotiate, suggesting the campaign could wait.
“Arizona just finished a brutal election season. I think we can all take a break.” written by cinema“We will continue to deliver on our promise to deliver real results for our state, just as we did with infrastructure, tribal water security, drought relief, LGBTQ+ rights, chips and more.”