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  • Rubio, Scott ask Trump to waive visa requirements for Bahamians to seek refuge in US

    09/08/2019 6:45:49 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 77 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/5/19 | Louis Casiano
    Florida Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott on Wednesday asked President Trump to waive visa requirements for Bahamians affected by the shattering blow of Hurricane Dorian. The Republican lawmakers sent Trump a letter outlining their reasoning, citing their state's proximity to and relationship with the Bahamas. They asked Trump to make it easier for citizens of the Bahamas to come to the United States to reside with relatives while they rebuild their lives.
  • RUSH LIMBAUGH: Rubio Is Not an Establishment Moderate

    02/02/2016 3:10:43 PM PST · by presidio9 · 282 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | February 02, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have to say one thing, one more thing, one more time. I do not like -- and I've got a Reuters story: "Marco Rubio Emerges Champion of Battered Republican Establishment." Another Reuters story, headline: "Republican Cruz Calls Iowa Win a Victory for Conservative Grassroots." I do not like, speaking for myself, I don't like this idea that Marco Rubio is all of a sudden being labeled as an establishment candidate. I know that Rubio's got the baggage of that Gang of Eight bill and I know that in many people's minds he's got the baggage of wanting...
  • What I Know About Trump, Joe and Mika

    06/29/2017 2:11:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 29, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let’s look at Trump here and his tweets now on Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. If you go back to the campaign, Trump has branded people that he considers his opponents. We got Low Energy Jeb. We have Little Marco. We had Lyin’ Ted. We had Crooked Hillary. Now we have Low IQ Crazy Mika and Psycho Joe. Trump’s tweets today have everybody bewildered. What in the world is he thinking? And it’s actually not that. The tweets tell us what he’s thinking. Why in the world did he do it? What is the point here? I don’t claim...
  • Rubio, Menendez request probe into administration's nuclear negotiations with Saudi Arabia

    03/16/2019 8:07:25 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/15/19 | RACHEL FRAZIN -
    Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Thursday called on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate the Trump administration's nuclear negotiations with Saudi Arabia amid reports that senior White House officials pushed for the sale of nuclear technology to Riyadh. "We request that GAO conduct an urgent review of [the Department of Energy's] interactions with Saudi Arabia regarding nuclear cooperation, how it has coordinated with or involved other relevant agencies, particularly the State Department, and the specific initiatives or proposals for nuclear cooperation that have been presented or discussed in those interactions," the senators wrote in a...
  • Rubio says Venezuelan crisis about to escalate ‘in a way we have not seen’

    03/08/2019 4:25:57 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 33 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 3/8/19 | Jon Dougherty
    The slow collapse of Venezuela, foreseen years ago by seasoned political scientists and analysts who have watched this story play out time and again whenever countries ditch capitalism for socialism, may finally be about to climax. Reports on Thursday claimed that the once-prosperous South American oil giant is now suffering widespread blackouts, which the conspiratorial and hapless president, Nicolas Maduro, is blaming on U.S. “sabotage.” Other reports said that food stocks in the country are so low that there’s only about a week’s worth left. “The suffering people of Venezuela are about to experience the most dramatic shortages they have...
  • Venezuela Blackout, in 2nd Day, Threatens Food Supplies and Patient Lives

    03/08/2019 3:41:39 PM PST · by catnipman · 39 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 3/8/2019 | Anatoly Kurmanaev, Isayen Herrera and Clifford Krauss
    Venezuela ground to a halt Friday as a national power blackout entered its second day, stalling public transportation, decimating already scarce food supplies, crippling the vital oil industry and threatening the lives of thousands of chronic patients.
  • Democrats Urge U.S. Asylum for Venezuela’s Population

    03/08/2019 3:04:16 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 48 replies
    BREITBART NEWS ^ | 08 MARCH 2019 | NEIL MUNRO
    Sen. Marco Rubio and 23 Democratic Senators are asking President Donald Trump to grant asylum to Venezuelans, even though the grant would minimize the Venezuelans’ incentives to overthrow their country’s Cuban-backed dictatorship. “We respectfully request that your Administration promptly designate Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to ensure that Venezuelan nationals currently present in the United States are not forced to return … [because a return] is not in the best long-term interest of the United States or our partners in the region,” said the March 7 letter.
  • ICE Busts Millionaire Obama Donors

    02/18/2019 8:04:08 AM PST · by Cheerio · 16 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | February 18, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    Another scandal for the "scandal-free" Obama administration. Not all ICE targets work construction or smuggle drugs. Some are key figures in the Dem machine. But the era of Obama corruption is over. There's a new sheriff in town. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week arrested two millionaire fugitives from Ecuador whose family donated heavily to American political campaigns. Roberto and William Isaías, 74 and 75, were detained Wednesday in Miami and taken to a detention facility for undocumented immigrants awaiting deportation, The New York Times reported Friday. ICE told the Times that the brothers were “unlawfully present” in...
  • Julián Castro, Former Housing Secretary, Announces Presidential Run

    01/12/2019 9:50:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 68 replies
    NYTIMES ^ | 1-12-2019 | Maggie Astor
    Julián Castro, the former housing secretary and former mayor of San Antonio, announced on Saturday that he would run for president, one of the most high-profile Latino Democrats ever to seek the party’s nomination. His first campaign stop will be in Puerto Rico, where he will speak on Monday at the Latino Victory Fund’s annual summit and meet with residents still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria. Later in the week, his campaign said, he will go to New Hampshire. Mr. Castro, in prepared remarks that he was set to deliver in San Antonio on Saturday, said, “When my grandmother...
  • Sen. Marco Rubio warns Trump a border emergency could embolden a future Dem president on climate

    01/10/2019 8:36:07 PM PST · by ColdOne · 67 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | 1/9/19 | Berkeley Lovelace Jr.
    Full title........Sen. Marco Rubio warns Trump a border emergency could embolden a future Dem president on climate change A national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump over border security could wind up hurting Republicans, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio told CNBC on Wednesday. The Florida Republican contended that Trump was elected on the promise of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and the president has to “keep that promise.” But “we have to be careful about endorsing broad uses of executive power,” he added. “I’m not prepared to endorse that right now.” Such a declaration would set a precedent, Rubio...
  • Rubio can't say whether he supports Trump picks for U.N., attorney general

    12/09/2018 2:25:39 PM PST · by conservative98 · 28 replies
    CBS News ^ | Dec 9, 2018 | KATHRYN WATSON
    [CUT - On Bill Barr:] "Well, I can't comment on whether I support [Barr] or not yet. I haven't even begun to review his qualifications or his record in the past," Rubio said Sunday. "I know he's been through the Senate process before. I'm going to watch the Judiciary process very closely. At the appropriate time I'll meet with the nominee and get my own take on it, and then I'll have a decision to make. I generally do not support nominees, for the most part, unless I know them personally [CUT - On Heather Nauert:] “Does she have detailed...
  • Rubio: Worth blowing up US-Saudi relationship

    10/16/2018 4:18:20 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 118 replies
    CNN ^ | October 16, 2018
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said the United States will lose its credibility on human rights if it does not take action against Saudi Arabia after the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
  • Marco Rubio: Mnuchin should not visit Saudi Arabia amid search for missing journalist

    10/15/2018 6:31:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    CNN ^ | October 14, 2018 | Devan Cole and Laura Smith-Spark
    Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should not attend an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing investigation into the country's possible involvement in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing earlier this month in Turkey. "I don't think he should go," Rubio told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union," adding that he doesn't think any US officials should continue with their usual business in Saudi Arabia until Washington gets to the bottom of Khashoggi's disappearance. "I don't think any of our government officials should be going and pretending...
  • Rubio: Trump must respond with ‘more than words’ over Jamal Khashoggi

    10/14/2018 8:25:45 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 102 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 14, 2018 | Mark Moore
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said President Trump must respond with more than “just words” if Saudi Arabia is found to be behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi or it would undermine the United States’ reputation as a champion of human rights. “I’m glad the president didn’t tie his hands in terms of exactly what we are going to do. But it needs to be very strong and meaningful, it can’t be symbolic, it can’t just be words,” the Florida lawmaker said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Trump has threatened “severe consequences” against Saudi Arabia but hasn’t gone...
  • Marco Rubio says the Carter Page documents don't prove the FBI spied on Trump's campaign

    07/22/2018 8:05:25 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 49 replies
    The Week ^ | 07-22-2018
    President Trump claims the FBI spied on and undermined his presidential campaign in 2016 for partisan purposes. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not. Responding to Saturday's publication of the FBI's application to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in connection to Russian election interference, Rubio said on CNN Sunday he "has a different view on it."
  • VANITY: Create Your Best Trump "Branding Insult"

    01/07/2018 1:35:30 PM PST · by ak267 · 38 replies
    ak267 | 1-7-18 | ak267
    "Lying Ted" "Sloppy Steve" "Crooked Hillary" Put on the Trump MAGA hat and come up with your best branding to insult an adversary. Schmucky Schumer Obtuse Obama Mad Muller
  • Rubio to vote 'no' on tax bill unless child tax credit is expanded

    12/14/2017 11:17:28 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 187 replies
    The Hill ^ | Dec 14, 2017 | Y ALEXANDER BOLTON AND AVERY ANAPOL
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has threatened to vote against the tax bill, putting the legislation in danger of being delayed past Christmas. Rubio has told Senate leaders that he will vote against the bill unless the child tax credit is made more generous to help lower-income workers who pay payroll taxes and not regular income taxes. “Sen. Rubio has consistently communicated to the Senate tax negotiators that his vote on final passage would depend on whether the refundability of the Child Tax Credit was increased in a meaningful way,” said a spokesperson for Rubio. If Rubio votes against the bill,...
  • Republicans Will Cut Social Security And Medicare After Tax Plan Passes, Says Marco Rubio

    12/02/2017 7:19:50 AM PST · by Mariner · 182 replies
    Newsweak via Yahoo ^ | December 2nd, 2017 | Nicole Goodkind
    Florida Senator Marco Rubio admits that the Republican tax cut plan to aid corporations and the wealthy will require cuts to Social Security and Medicare to pay for it. Rubio told reporters this week that in order to address the federal deficit, which will grow by at least $1 trillion if the tax plan passes, Congress will need to cut entitlement programs such as Social Security. Advocates for the elderly and the poor have warned that entitlement programs would be on the chopping block, but this is the first time a prominent Republican has backed their claims. “We have to...
  • Marco Rubio Headlines Fundraiser for Anti-Trump Senator Jeff Flake

    10/10/2017 8:51:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Oct 2017 | Ben Kew
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) attended a fundraiser for Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on Monday in a bid to support his 2018 Senate reelection campaign against challenger Kelli Ward. Rubio was the headline speaker at the exclusive event in Scottsdale, Arizona, for which lunch tickets cost $100 and VIP tickets cost $500. Thanks to @marcorubio for coming out to Arizona to support @JeffFlake! #AZSen pic.twitter.com/Zq4Ewz1ALg — Flake for Senate (@FlakeforSenate) October 9, 2017 Both Rubio and Flake were part of the “Gang of Eight” that proposed the 2013 immigration bill that sought to provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. Flake...
  • Rubio to Trump: Your comments give white supremacists "a win"

    08/15/2017 7:13:56 PM PDT · by lodi90 · 152 replies
    Axios ^ | 8/15/2017 | Shane Shavitsky
    Sen. Marco Rubio issued a statement via Twitter on Tuesday denouncing President Trump's repeated statements that "many sides" were responsible for this weekend's violence in Charlottesville during his press conference this afternoon, telling Trump that spreading the blame for the events would allow white supremacists to count it "as a win."