The Arizona Senator speaks with registered independents and Democrats from Broward and Palm Beach Counties via phone as the press listens in.
On Iraq: Criticizes Obama for not visiting the country in nearly 900 days, not recognizing the success of the surge. “He was wrong and I was right…we are winning in Iraq.”
On offshore drilling: Says if states decide they want it, he thinks they should. Recognizes that Florida may be interested, California doesn’t seem to be. “The fact is that everything has got to be proposed.
He’s introduced by Sen. Lieberman, who lavishes praise on his “dear, dear friend.”
Earlier: Obama’s Sunshine State surrogates preempt the event, hold media call where they say McCain will “never” win South Florida. Get all your details here.