Marco Rubio Smears Biden Nominee As “Communist”

The Hill reports:

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Friday claimed a Soviet-born Biden nominee whose family was nearly eviscerated by Josef Stalin was a communist unfit to serve in the federal government.

In a Friday tweet, Rubio accused Saule Omarova, who Biden nominated to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and who has been a U.S. citizen since 2005, of being a communist.

Despite the brutal treatment her family faced under the Soviet regime, Republican lawmakers have accused Omarova of hiding communist sympathies and supporting a Soviet-style takeover of the U.S. financial system.

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