Marco Rubio endorses Julio Gonzalez in District 17 congressional race

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is getting involved in the GOP primary battle for a congressional seat that includes southern Sarasota County, endorsing state Rep. Julio Gonzalez in his match up with state Sen. Greg Steube.  Rubio said Wednesday that Gonzalez “brings excellent credentials as a doctor, attorney, Navy Veteran, and community leader. He’s been a strong voice for conservatism in the Florida House of Representatives and is the type of leader we need in Congress. Principled, honest, and committed, Dr. Gonzalez will be a powerful voice in Washington who will get things done.”

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Jason Roe