In a mailing to Republican voters in Florida, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis calls the support of President Donald J. Trump "a badge of honor."
As part of a pitch for $3,000 donations to his campaign, the Palm Coast congressman is seen standing next to the president, who's making a thumbs-up gesture as both men's wives look on.
DeSantis' campaign says the photo was taken last year on the day of the annual congressional picnic for House members.
The new mailer drops amid media reports that Trump is facing pressure to avoid taking sides in the race between DeSantis and two-term Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.
DeSantis tells voters he needs money to fight the "Clinton/Crist/Soros Democrat machine" and that he'll "drain the swamp in Tallahassee."