RUBIO:SHUNNING DISSIDENTS FROM EMBASSY OPENING A NEW LOW FOR OBAMA ADMINISTATION


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, issued the following statement regarding reports that the Obama Administration doesn’t plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry’s flag-raising at the…

RUBIO: NO EXCHANGE OF AMBASSADORS WITH VENEZUELA WITHOUT PROGRESS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, POLITICAL PRISONERS, ELECTIONS 


   Following this past weekend’s meeting between a senior Obama Administration official and Diosdado Cabello, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly who is reportedly under U.S. investigation for drug trafficking, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women’s Issues, urged Secretary…

RUBIO ADDRESSES LONG WAIT TIMES, PROBLEMS PLAGUING MIA


  During a Tourism, Competitiveness, and Innovation Subcommittee hearing today, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questioned John P. Wagner, an Acting Assistant Commissioner in the Office of Field Operations at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, about various problems plaguing Miami International Airport (MIA).

RUBIO MEETS WITH CABANA TO DISCUSS KENNEDY SPACE CENTER’S FUTURE


U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space, today met with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Director Bob Cabana to discuss the center’s current activities and recently released 20 year master plan. Rubio stressed the importance of expanding space exploration opportunities in Florida. Following the meeting, Rubio issued the…

RUBIO CELEBRATES SIGNING OF BORINQUENEERS BILL TO LAW


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today after President Obama signed a bill into law to award the 65th Infantry Regiment “Borinqueneers” with the Congressional Gold Medal.

RUBIO: SHINSEKI RESIGNATION ONLY FIRST STEP TOWARD REAL REFORM


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today regarding Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation, calling on Senate Democrats to empower his successor and bring greater accountability to the VA by supporting S. 2013, the VA Management Accountability Act of 2014. Rubio is the Senate’s original sponsor of the bill, which passed the…