Republican congressional candidate and wounded combat veteran Brian Mast, is announcing that he has received a second endorsement from a sitting member of the U.S. Congress.Mast will be joined by Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) on a conference all with reporters, where he will discuss the congressman’s support, his campaign’s forward progress, and his latest fundraising totals, which shows him exceeding the $500,000 mark of total dollars raised.
Both Russell and Mast served under the Joint Special Operations Command during their respective careers in the U.S. Army.
Russell joins former U.S. Navy Seal commander and Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-MT) in supporting Mast’s congressional run. Zinke endorsed Mast back in October 2015.
On September 18, 2010, Mast lost both of his legs and a finger in Afghanistan when he stepped on an IED while on mission with his U.S. Army Ranger detachment. Mast was awarded numerous medals, including the Purple Heart.
On a disturbing note, several Palm Beach residents, who has asked that we not use their names in this story, are saying that one of Mast’s congressional opponents and his or hers financial backers, are pushing the narrative that “he is only running on his legs,” and that the reason why Mast wears shorts is to exploit his prosthetic legs.Pathetic.
More on this to come. Stay tuned