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NRCC calls Joe Garcia ‘too dangerous’ in new Spanish language ad

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The National Republican Congressional Committee is taking a swipe at Joe Garcia in Spanish.

The political committee released a new Spanish-language TV ad over the weekend. The advertisement, according to a translation, is meant to highlight Garcia’s support of the Iran nuclear deal.

“We fired Joe Garcia once because he embarrassed us, but to send him back to Congress now would be a danger,” an announcer says in the ad, according to a translation. “Garcia said that communism works. And what’s more, Garcia supports the nuclear deal with Iran.”

The new ad is similar to an English-language ad released last week taking Garcia to task for his support of the Iran nuclear deal.

“Joe Garcia supports the dangerous Iran nuclear deal that allows $150 billion to flow to the world’s biggest sponsor of terrorism,” said Chris Pack, a spokesman for the NRCC, in a statement. “Joe Garcia is too embarrassing and too dangerous for the people of South Florida.”

The NRCC also released an English-language radio spot targeting Garcia for his comments about communism in a 2014 Google Hangout.

Garcia, a Democrat who served in the U.S. House from 2012 to 2014, is running in Florida’s 26th Congressional District in hoping to get his old job back. He faces Rep. Carlos Curbelo, the Miami Republican who unseated him in 2012.

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