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Rubio Urges Senate to Pass Bill Keeping Companies Tied to Chinese Regime From...

As the year starts to wind down, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for Congress to pass his “American Financial Markets Integrity and Security Act,” a bill which “would prohibit malign Chinese companies —...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott: Is DFC Buying Solar Panels Connected to Chinese Government’s Forced...

Last week, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and Thom Tillis, R-NC, in sending a letter to Acting Chief...
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Marco Rubio: DOJ Should Not Offer Amnesty to Researchers Who Did Not Disclose Foreign...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Cornyn of Texas, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Rob Portman of Ohio, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Todd Young of Indiana to send a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting a detailed briefing on the reported U.S. Department of Justice’s amnesty program, which would allow U.S. academics to disclose past foreign funding without fear of prosecution for their disclosures.
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Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on White House to Back 5G Alternatives to Chinese-Made...

The senators urged Biden to include at least $1.5 billion each for two funds established by Congress to encourage the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) equipment, which would allow additional vendors to enter the 5G market and compete with manufacturers like Huawei, which is heavily subsidized by the Chinese government.
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Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Call On Antony Blinken To Protect Uyghurs and Other Minorities...

Other signers included U.S. Sens. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Dick Durbin, D-Ill. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tim Kaine, D-Va, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, Jim Moran, R-Kansas, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Tex, Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., and Brian Schatz, D-Mich.
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Florida’s Senators Back Proposal Keeping Companies Tied to Chinese Regime From Accessing U.S. Markets

Rubio brought back the bill on Wednesday with Scott’s support. Other backers include Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, John Kennedy of Louisiana and Ben Sasse of Nebraska.
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Marco Rubio Calls on Commerce Nominee Gina Raimondo to Counter Beijing’s 5G Ambitions

U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Sasse, R-Neb., sent a letter to Gov. Gina Raimondo, D-RI, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Commerce secretary, following comments “suggesting that all aspects of the approach to U.S. economic and technological competition are up for review.”
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Florida Senators Back Tim Scott’s School Choice Proposal

The proposal would expand school choice options “by permitting states that have established programs for parents of children with disabilities to use public or private funds for the cost of their children attending a private school to supplement those funds with federal special education funds" and creates more grants for the states to increase school choice.
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Marco Rubio Backs Susan Collins’ Bill to Help Federal Employees Suffering From ‘Havana Syndrome’

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced the proposal with Rubio and eight other senators as cosponsors. 

Rick Scott Calls on HHS to Ensure Free COVID-19 Tests

To date, our nation has conducted an unprecedented level of over 100 million RT-PCR tests to help contain the virus, reopen the economy, and help American families get back to work and school.
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Marco Rubio: Why Did Zoom Deactivate Accounts of Pro-Democracy Chinese Activists?

Other signers of the letter included U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oreg., Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, Chris Murphy, D-Ct., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Thom Tillis, R-NC, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Pat Toomey, R-Penn. and Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg.
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Marco Rubio Calls on Treasury Department to Stand Up to China’s International Economic Behavior

As companies backed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) approach banks to identify the purchase of companies in the U.S. and in Europe affected by the pandemic, the senators urged Mnuchin to protect against the PRC’s and the CCP’s predatory economic behavior during the COVID-19 crisis.
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