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State Department Needs to Reaffirm U.S. Commitment to Democracy, Human Rights in Egypt

March 9, 2018 - 6:00am

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., led a group of U.S. Senators this week in a letter urging U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to reaffirm America’s commitment to democratic principles and human rights in Egypt ahead of their presidential election later this month. 

We're Not Supporting Legislation That Doesn't Cut Taxes for Working Families with Children

November 1, 2017 - 9:00am

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took the Senate floor to urge expanding the child tax credit be included in its tax reform efforts. Rubio and U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, are backing legislation to expand the child tax credit. Rubio said the following on the Senate floor:

Without Significant Child Tax Credit Expansion, Tax Reform Won't Pass

October 19, 2017 - 9:00am

On Wednesday, with Capitol Hill debating tax reform, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to the Senate floor to make the case for expanding the child tax credit. 

Put the Defense Department in Charge of Puerto Rico's Recovery Aid

September 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged President Donald Trump to put the Department of Defense (DOD) in charge of handling the logistics of distributing recovery aid in Puerto Rico as the island grapples with the crisis caused by Hurricane Maria. 

Navy Needs to Expand Collision Review

September 25, 2017 - 9:15am

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Navy Sec. Richard Spencer calling him to expand the review announced in the wake of two deadly collisions to include all ships, including those stationed at Naval Station Mayport on the First Coast. 

Venezuela is a 'Humanitarian and Political Crisis'

August 24, 2017 - 9:15am

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined Vice President Mike Pence, Gov. Rick Scott, and U.S. Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, R-Fla., to meet with members of the Venezuelan exile community, local leaders, and elected officials about the continuing deterioration of democracy, the lack of respect for human rights, and unrest in Venezuela. After the listening session, Rubio delivered remarks at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Doral. His remarks are as follows:

The Maduro Regime is Corrupt and Tyrannical

August 1, 2017 - 9:30am

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appeared on Globovisión on Monday night to speak directly to the Venezuelan people, expressing his opposition to the Maduro regime. An English translation of his remarks are below:

Democratic Order Needs to be Fully Restored in Venezuela

July 12, 2017 - 8:30am

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the Foreign Relations Committee, took to the Senate floor to call for democracy in Venezuela and taking aim at the Maduro regime. His fill speech is below: 

Combating Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas

June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took part at an event on Monday hosted by the America Enterprise Institute (AEI) as it showcases its new report “Kingpins and Corruption: Targeting Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas.” Rubio offered opening remarks at the event which are included below:

The VA Needs More Accountability

May 18, 2017 - 11:00am

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio testified before the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee on his “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act" which would “reform the VA by allowing the secretary to dismiss bad employees, and ensure appropriate due process protections for whistleblowers.” Last week, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., to bring out the proposal. Rubio’s testimony is below:

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