THIS WEEK IN THE OFFICE OF SENATOR MARCO RUBIO
MARCH 27-31, 2023
“The Danger TikTok Poses to the United States is Real”
Standing Up To China
Vetting Government Employees
Meeting with El Salvador President Nayib Bukele
Senator Rubio traveled to San Salvador where he met with President Nayib Bukele todiscuss Bukele’s ongoing security initiatives, the importance of democratic order, and mutual cooperation between the United States and El Salvador.
Senator Rubio spoke with Javier Romero of Univisión Radio about the U.S. debt, the importance of banning TikTok, the censorship of baseball spectators at the Miami Marlins stadium and more.
Senator Rubio spoke with Alex Otaola about the crisis at our Southern Border, the continued threat the criminal Castro and Díaz-Canel regime continues to pose to our nation, and more.
Senators Rubio and Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the Taiwan Protection and National Resilience Act to formulate the United States’ response to a potential invasion of Taiwan.
Senator Rubio and his colleagues introduced a resolution marking the first anniversary of the unjustified arrest and detention of Russian opposition leader and journalist Vladimir Kara-Murza.
In the News
“‘We Are In a Conflict’ With China, Sen. Marco Rubio Says” (The Daily Signal , 3/28/2023)
“How To Win The New Cold War With China: Restore Faith, Community, And Industry” (The Federalist , 3/29/2023)
“Scott and Rubio Introduce Space Sector Bill” (The Floridian , 3/27/2023)
“Sen. Rubio: ‘Woke activists’ are hollowing out our military” (The Center Square , 3/29/2023)
“There’s a new bipartisan, bicameral push for a national response strategy should China invade Taiwan.” (Politico , 3/30/2023)
“‘Not trying to ban booty videos’: Paul blocks Hawley’s TikTok bill as Rubio weighs in” (The Hill , 3/29/2023)
“Rubio spoke out against Paul in a floor speech after he objected, saying it’s not a violation of free speech to bar the app. “This is not a First Amendment issue because we’re not trying to ban ‘booty videos’ — I don’t know that there’s a better term for it,” Rubio said. ‘It’s not about the content of the videos that are online. It is about the dangers to our national security that are presented by the way this company functions.’” (Rand Paul hits the brakes on Hawley push to ban TikTok, Washington Examiner , 3/29/2023)
“‘President Biden is doing everything possible to preserve the practice of murdering unborn Americans, including using our military as an abortion travel agency. We cannot allow these crazy, left-wing priorities to erode our military,’ [Rubio] warned. ‘The world is an increasingly dangerous place and America’s security requires a strong military capable of deterring–and if need be, defending–our nation.’” (As Pentagon Frets About Holding Up Nominees, We Must Warn About Woke Abortion Policy, Townhall , 3/29/2023)
“Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, top Republican on the Intelligence Committee, spoke for GOP colleagues who fear the repeal of the war powers may only embolden U.S. enemies abroad. ‘I’m also worried about how our adversaries will read this,’ said Rubio, who opposed repeal. ‘Will this be used against us?’” (How Iraq war powers repeal turned into an unlikely bipartisan win, Politico , 3/29/2023)
“Han vuelto a establecer relaciones diplomáticas con el narcodictador”: senador Marco Rubio arremete contra Maduro y Petro” (Semana , 3/30/2023)