Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio on Air

  • Senator Rubio joined Fox and Friends to discuss the migration crisis, rising crime, and Mitch McConnell’s resignation as Republican leader.
  • Senator Rubio joined Hannity to discuss mass migration and President Biden’s visit to the southern border. 

Op-Eds

  • Senator Rubio published an article on Medium warning Latin America to refrain from relying on Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company.

Supporting Foreign Allies

  • Senator Rubio reaffirmed the importance of maintaining U.S.-Italy ties ahead of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s visit to the United States.

Letters

  • Senator Rubio and colleagues sent a letter to Guatemalan President Bernardo Arévalo urging him to continue supporting Taiwan in the face of political pressure from China. 
  • Senators Rubio and Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo stressing the need for more protections for U.S. critical technologies, specifically in the biotech sector. 
  • Senator Rubio and colleagues sent a letter to General Accountability Office Comptroller Gene Dodaro seeking a ruling on the 30C EV charger tax credit guidance, which offers tax relief to some of the wealthiest areas in the United States, is eligible for Congressional review. 
  • Senator Rubio and colleagues sent a letter to Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla questioning Pfizer’s financial assistance to Dying with Dignity Canada (DWDC), which supports “medically assisted death.”
  • Senator Rubio sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin regarding a Dutch appeals court’s decision that jeopardizes the supply of American-made F-35 jet parts to Israel.

Legislation 

  • Senator Rubio led an effort that sought to overturn a Biden Administration rule that allocates American tax dollars to Chinese competitors by waiving the Buy America requirements for EV charging stations. President Biden vetoed the resolution, and the Senate failed to override the veto.
  • Senator Rubio and Senator Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) introduced the Preserving Access to Patient Reimbursement Act to ensure veterans have options, other than web-based forms, for travel reimbursement. 
  • Senator Rubio Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the Diplomatic Security Modernization Act, which would modernize the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) policies, resources, and operations. 
  • Senator Rubio and colleagues introduced the Secure U.S. Leadership in Space Act of 2024 to designate spaceports as eligible for tax-exempt statuses to boost investment in spaceport infrastructure.
  • Senator Rubio and Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) introduced a bill to rename the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center after Thomas H. Corey, a Vietnam veteran who tirelessly supported Florida’s veterans. 

In the News

“Sen. Rubio: Blocking of Aid to Allies ‘Unsettling’” (Newsmax, 2/28/2024) 

“Marco Rubio: Biden Is Welcoming a Deadly ‘Mass Migration’ and Invasion” (Breitbart, 2/28/2024)

“A small group of senators, led by Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), sent Secretary Blinken a letter, warning him, ‘Anti-American sentiment is on the rise abroad in countries who feel an unwanted ideological agenda is being forced upon them through the vehicle of US foreign policy.’” (The Biden Administration Is Exporting Wokeness, National Review, 2/28/2024)

“‘In the race for space dominance, we cannot afford to fall behind… Rubio said the bill was vital to increase investment in spaceport infrastructure to keep pace with China and its growing launch activities. “As adversaries like China continue to expand their presence in space, it’s imperative the United States takes decisive action to bolster our own capabilities.” (Legislation would make spaceports eligible for tax-exempt bonds, Space News, 2/28/2024)

“The Chinese goal [with respect to Ukraine is], they either want us to deplete ourselves — spend all our time, money and attention on it — because they understand that every penny and every dollar we spend there is money that we can’t spend in the Indo-Pacific” (China has multiple ways to exploit Russia’s war in Ukraine, Washington Examiner, 2/29/2024)

“China is now infiltrating Kiribati as they lend security ‘help’ through apparent community policing and a crime database program… This is a Trojan Horse. Communist China will stop at nothing to make inroads in a sovereign nation.” (China sends ‘security forces’ in another World War II battleground state, Washington Examiner, 3/1/2024)

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