Tag Archives: Marco Rubio

Rubio Threatens Biden Over FBI Search Of Mar-A-Lago: “You’ve Created The Precedent To Do This Back To You”

Newsweek reports: Florida Senator Marco Rubio has warned the Joe Biden administration is “playing with fire” after Donald Trump said the FBI had raided his Mar-a-Lago resort. In a series of tweets and video statements, Rubio also suggested the FBI raid during Biden’s presidency against a potential political opponent in 2024 is akin to what the world has seen “many …

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Senate Poll Shows Demings And Rubio In Dead Heat

Florida Politics reports: Numbers from Progress Florida and Florida Watch show Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic challenger Val Demings tied, each with 45% support from those polled. Demings holds even with Rubio in the polling despite remaining an unknown quantity to more than a third of Florida voters. Gauging the favorability of both candidates, pollsters from The Hub found 36% …

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Baldwin Rips Rubio On Calling Marriage Bill “Stupid”

CNN reports: As he was walking on an elevator on Wednesday, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida told CNN that a vote on a bill to codify same-sex marriage was a “stupid waste of time.” But when he said that, there was another senator on the elevator who heard him: Sen. Tammy Baldwin, the Wisconsin Democrat who is also the …

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Rubio Bill: Ten-Year Sentence For SCOTUS Leakers

Florida Politics reports: Sen. Marco Rubio teamed up with Louisiana’s Bill Cassidy and Mississippi’s Cindy Hyde-Smith to introduce the “Stop Supreme Court Leakers Act.” The bill was a reaction to the unprecedented leak of a draft opinion in the case, which Rubio says was intended to intimidate conservative Justices. This bill mandates a $10,000 fine and up to 10 years …

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Rubio Okay With Proud Boys Running Miami’s GOP

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: A former Republican lawmaker is calling for a former Republican senator and Miami-Dade Commissioner to take action to remove members of the far-right group Proud Boys from the Miami-Dade GOP Executive Committee. Seven current or former Proud Boys are members of the Miami-Dade GOP Executive Committee. Republican Senator Marco Rubio was at a joint appearance …

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Rubio Wails About “Garbage” Capitol Riot Hearing

“If this was a real Congressional hearing, and not a kangaroo court, not a circus, not a made for TV production, and an infomercial for their political purposes, those are the questions would be asking – it would be a review of why didn’t Capitol Police or the Sergeant at Arms take advantage of these resources that were available? “That’s …

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Marco Rubio Outraged After Miami Heat Urges Fans To Contact US Senators And Call For Gun Reform [VIDEO]

Yahoo Sports reports: The Miami Heat preceded Wednesday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals with a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Calling the attack that killed 19 students and two teachers and left several others wounded “senseless,” the Heat urged their fans to contact their …

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Demings Raises Record $13M In Bid To Unseat Rubio

The Hill reports: Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) raked in more than $10 million in the first three months of 2022 for her bid against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), her campaign announced on Wednesday. The staggering eight-figure haul leaves her with more than $13.1 million in cash on hand – the largest war chest ever for a U.S. Senate challenger in …

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Kimmel: Marco Rubio Skipped SOTU Because His Nasal Swab Would Have “Tested Positive For Trump’s Butt”

Mediaite reports: Jimmy Kimmel went after Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for skipping President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address because he didn’t want to take the required Covid-19 test ahead of the speech. Explaining himself to HuffPost reporter Igor Bobic, Rubio claimed that he simply did not have time to take a test ahead of the speech, adding that …

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Rubio To Boycott SOTU Over COVID Test Requirement

The Hill reports: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will skip President Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday because of the COVID-19 testing requirement for attendees. “I don’t have time to go take a COVID test today,” Rubio said, according to a tweet from HuffPost reporter Igor Bobic. “I only take a test if I’m sick.” Rubio’s office confirmed his plans …

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Rubio At CPAC: Marxists Will Make Bible Hate Speech

Florida Politics reports: “I believe there are a lot of people in this country influenced by Marxism that don’t even realize they’re being influenced by Marxism,” Rubio warned a conservative crowd in Orlando. “It’s infused in every aspect of our lives and our society.” College campuses, he suggested, are ground zero. He lamented censorship and “digital mobs,” saying Marxism is …

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POLL: Rubio +7 Over Dem Challenger Val Demings

Florida Politics reports: Republican Sen. Marco Rubio holds a 7-point lead over Rep. Val Demings, the presumed Democratic frontrunner hoping to take him on in the November General Election. That’s according to a new Mason-Dixon Florida poll. Rubio holds a 49% to 42% advantage over Demings among registered voters in the new survey.  The findings don’t offer entirely good news …

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Rubio Shrugs Off Trump’s Theft Of Top Secret Docs

“Nowadays, in the mainstream media, you just need one source to smear Donald Trump, and maybe you don’t even need that. “So it’s hard to tell anymore what really happened and what didn’t. The documents that were in Mar-a-Lago by all accounts were turned over. “Look, if the process wasn’t followed there, then that there needs to be something that …

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Rubio Backs Pence On Power To Overturn The Election But Refuses To Say Trump Was Wrong About It [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Asked by moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation” if he agreed with Pence — who on Friday said he had “no right to overturn the election” — Rubio said that after examining the matter, he concluded that vice presidents do not have the power to not certify an election. “Well, if President Trump runs for …

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NYT Rebukes Rubio: You’re Risking Journalists’ Lives

An open letter to Rubio from the New York Times: Dear Senator Rubio, Your most recent letter again misrepresented our work and the courageous efforts of our sources and our reporters to make this tragic story known to the world. And we want to make clear that your demands are not just antithetical to a free press, they may actually …

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Rubio Screws GOP Senators On Defense Spending Bill

Roll Call reports: With his colleagues ready to proceed, Florida Republican Marco Rubio scuttled floor consideration of the Senate’s version of the annual defense policy bill this week, costing his own party a chance to get Democrats on the record on key priorities. The bill’s managers had struck a deal to hold 24 amendment votes, on topics ranging from vaccine …

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POLL: Ron DeSantis +6 Over Dem Rep. Charlie Christ

Florida Politics reports: Both Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sen. Marco Rubio appear in good shape against their likely Democratic opponents. The poll, taken Nov. 18 and 19, shows DeSantis leading the two most prominent Democrats challenging his re-election. If the election were held today between DeSantis and Rep. Charlie Crist, the Governor would take almost 51% to the St. Petersburg …

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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 …

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Rubio Hopes Pope Will Rebuke Biden On Trans Issues

Florida Politics reports: When President Joe Biden has an audience Friday with Pope Francis, one Republican lawmaker hopes that the right not to hire “transsexual” teachers is among the topics discussed. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told a national television audience Wednesday he hopes the leader of the Roman Catholic Church tells Biden that faith-based schools are being “targeted” in a …

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Rubio To Biden: Fire Milley For “Undermining” Trump

Via press release from Sen. Marco Rubio: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to President Joe Biden calling on him to immediately fire Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley. “I write with grave concern regarding recent reporting that General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, worked to actively undermine the sitting …

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