Marco Rubio Ad Attacks Val Demings For Voting For COVID Relief Bill, Rubio Was Senate Co-Sponsor Of Bill

Florida Politics reports:

Marco Rubio released a new ad Thursday that attacks the Orlando Democrat for her voting record in the House. It calls out Demings for voting “100%” with the controversial Speaker. “Demings joined Pelosi to give a billion in stimulus checks to convicted criminals and illegal immigrants,” the ad states.

But that calls out provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (S 3548), better known as the CARES Act. Rubio voted to pass that legislation in a 96-0 vote in the Senate in March 2020, in the immediate wake of COVID-19 cases surfacing in the United States.

In fact, Rubio was among just six co-sponsors on the measure, which was sponsored by then-Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican.

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