“Hi, this is Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioGOP senator floats eliminating the corporate income tax The Hill's 12:30 Report Rubio to vote for Tillerson MORE. I’m calling you to urge you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6,” the robocall said, according to the local paper. “I’ve been fighting to reduce spending and taxes in Washington, but I need Linda’s help.”
McMahon has touted her business experience, while also pointing out that she’s a proud a grandmother in order to appeal to women.
“We need more job creators in the Senate, and Linda McMahon fits the bill,” Rubio said in the recording. “I know she’ll stand with me when we’re working toward tax cuts and lower spending because she knows that will help our middle class and small businesses. … Our families need Linda McMahon in Washington, and I need you to vote for Linda McMahon on Nov. 6.”
Rubio also accused her opponent of being a "career politician."
“Her opponent is a career politician who has been in Washington voting for higher taxes and more debt,” Rubio said. “His votes have nearly doubled our debt in six years. We can’t afford six more years of that.”
McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money when she lost to Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalGOP eyes new push to break up California court Meet Trump's secret weapon on infrastructure Senate confirms first nominees of Trump era MORE (D-Conn.) in 2010, has spent nearly that much again in 2012. Murphy’s campaign has accused her of trying to buy the election.
Sens. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsGOP senators: Give states the option of keeping ObamaCare GOP senators to introduce ObamaCare replacement plan GOP rep faces testy crowd at constituent meeting over ObamaCare MORE (R-Maine) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiTrump, GOP set to battle on spending cuts What we learned from Rick Perry's confirmation hearing Perry regrets saying he would abolish Energy Department MORE (R-Alaska) have also campaigned for McMahon in Connecticut, while Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenThe Hill's 12:30 Report Trump reinstates ban on US funds promoting abortion overseas Trump poised to reinstate 'global gag rule' on Roe v. Wade anniversary: report MORE (D-N.H.), Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiThe Hill's 12:30 Report Senate swears in new members Van Hollen lands seat on Banking Committee MORE (D-Md.) and Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuFive unanswered questions after Trump's upset victory Pavlich: O’Keefe a true journalist Trump’s implosion could cost GOP in Louisiana Senate race MORE (D-La.) have campaigned for Murphy.