U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) lambasted President Joe Biden’s Wednesday speech to a joint session of Congress for ignoring the ongoing crisis generated by regimes in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua, all ran by leftist dictators. In a statement issued Thursday, Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, declared: Last night, President Biden completely ignored the challenges and threats posed by evil, corrupt regimes in our own backyard. It sends a dangerous signal to Latin America’s dictators, who cozy up to [Russian authoritarian leader Vladimir] Putin, the Ayatollah [Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran], and Xi [Jinping, China’s communist dictator] as they continue to brutally oppress their people. The dictators in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua do not think America cares; they think America is absent. For years, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), which oversees American military activity in most of Latin America and the … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio Blasts Joe Biden for Ignoring ‘Evil’ Leftist Regimes in Latin America in Speech to Congress
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said Monday he has presidential ambitions in the near future amid unpredictable variables. “It’s possible that at some point in the future, down the road, two, four, six, eight, 10 [years], I don’t know when, that I will find myself in a position and want to pursue it, because I’ve done it in the past,” Rubio told Punchbowl News. Rubio explained the future is unpredictable. “But I can’t tell you that today because I can’t tell you what my life looks like, what the country looks like, the party looks like.” The Florida senator answered indirectly when asked about the political ambitions of fellow Floridians Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL). “First of all, if we’ve learned nothing over the last two years, it’s that the future is unpredictable; it takes all kinds of twists and turns,” he said. “I certainly learned that myself living life. You can sort of be prepared for the future, but you can’t necessarily plan for it because you just … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio Leaves Door Open for Presidential Run, ‘Someone Is Going to Run’
No matter how you slice it, only one candidate can survive the potential “Steel Cage” political death-match brewing in Florida between three Republicans: Gov. Ron DeSantis Ron DeSantis Florida passes bill prohibiting social media companies from banning politicians Allowing a racist slur against Tim Scott to trend confirms social media's activist bias The Hill's Morning Report - Biden launches blitz for jobs plan with 'thank you, Georgia' MORE and Sens. Marco Rubio Marco Antonio Rubio Senate Intel vows to 'get to the bottom' of 'Havana syndrome' attacks Bipartisan Senate group calls for Biden to impose more sanctions on Myanmar junta Schumer waiting for recommendation on Supreme Court expansion MORE and Rick Scott . It’s a highly anticipated WWE-like event of epic proportions that assumes current Florida resident Donald Trump Donald Trump Venezuela grants house arrest for six jailed US oil execs Newsmax apologizes to Dominion … [Read more...] about Will DeSantis, Rubio and Scott torch each other to vault from Florida to the White House?
It’s a strange time for the relationship between Republicans and big business. Important figures in a party that usually toes the pro-business line are instead throwing jabs at the corporate world. The critics include several potential 2024 presidential contenders. Their barbs will not be well-received in boardrooms or the Chamber of Commerce. Democrats will roll their eyes and allege opportunism. But an anti-elite GOP base that grew even more populist during former President Trump Donald Trump How the United States can pass Civics 101 Elon Musk asks Twitter for skit ideas ahead of 'Saturday Night Live' appearance States now flush with cash after depths of pandemic MORE ’s time in the White House could reward the pugnacious tone. ADVERTISEMENT Sen. Ted Cruz Rafael (Ted) Edward Cruz GOP wrestles with role of culture wars in party's future Maher on Biden's trillion plans: 'Thank God we got Mexico to pay for that wall' Overnight Defense: … [Read more...] about Exclusive — Cruz, Rubio ramp up criticisms of big business
Sen. Marco Rubio Marco Antonio Rubio Rubio keeping door open on White House bid The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Biden sales pitch heads to Virginia and Louisiana Exclusive — Cruz, Rubio ramp up criticisms of big business MORE (R-Fla.) said he is not ruling out a White House bid in 2024 or beyond. "It's possible that at some point in the future, down the road, two, four, six, eight, 10 [years], I don't know when, that I will find myself in a position and want to pursue it, because I've done it in the past,” Rubio told Punchbowl News. “But I can't tell you that today because I can’t tell you what my life looks like, what the country looks like, the party looks like.” Next year, Rubio is up for reelection to the U.S. Senate, a seat that he has held since 2011. He is likely to face a crowded field of primary challengers. ADVERTISEMENT Rubio is also not the only Florida Republican who could make a presidential bid in 2024. … [Read more...] about Rubio keeping door open on White House bid