The Republican challenging Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts has released the first TV ad of the campaign.
In the 30 second ad, Geoff Diehl, a state legislator who is an outspoken supporter of President Trump, said he is running to stop partisan gridlock in Washington.
In a press release touting the ad, Diehl renewed a call for Warren to quit her reelection campaign now that she has confirmed an interest in running for president.
Warren told a town hall audience in Holyoke over the weekend that she’d “take a hard look” at a White House run after next month’s midterm election.
Her campaign said she will not drop out of the race for Senate.
A WBUR/MassINC poll last week had Warren with a 27 point lead over her Republican challenger.