Team Mitch Releases New TV Ad: ‘Chris’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2014
Contact: Allison Moore 502-618-1372

LOUISVILLE – Team Mitch today released the following ad entitled ‘Chris’ that will air statewide on Kentucky television.

WATC​H AD

The ad features Chris Sexton, a former Kentucky coal miner who lost his job to Obama’s War on Coal praising Sen. McConnell for helping to “secure millions of dollars to re-train Kentucky coal miners so we could learn new skills and get good jobs.”

 “It was my lifelong dream to be a paramedic and help my community. And thanks to Mitch McConnell, I’m getting the training I need to fulfill that dream,” says Chris. “Senator McConnell is using his experience and his clout to fight for coal miners like me – and our families.”

Transcript:

VIDEO

AUDIO

 

NAME ID:

Chris Sexton

Former Coal Miner

Volunteer Fire Chief

 

 

CHRIS SEXTON:

I was a coal miner for 13 years, but like so many others, I got laid off because of the War on Coal.

 

 

My choices were to learn a new career…

 

…or leave Kentucky.

 

 

HEADLINE:

Program to help out-of-work miners in Eastern Kentucky gets $7.5 million

- Lexington Herald-Leader, 6/5/14

 

 

Senator McConnell helped secure millions of dollars to re-train Kentucky coal miners so we could learn new skills and get good jobs.

 

 

It was my lifelong dream to be a paramedic and help my community.

 

HEADLINE:

Former coal miner training for new career

- WYMT, 3/6/13

 

And thanks to Mitch McConnell, I’m getting the training I need to fulfill that dream.

 

 

Senator McConnell is using his experience and his clout to fight for coal miners like me – and our families.

 

 

TEXT:

TeamMitch.com

 

DISCLAIMER:

APPROVED BY MITCH MCCONNELL. PAID FOR BY MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE ‘14

MITCH MCCONNELL:

I’m Mitch McConnell and I approved this message.

 

 

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