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Marco Rubio: Twitter Should End Services to Iranian Officials Including the Ayatollah

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in urging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to end the company’s services to members of the Iranian regime, including the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif — both who have been sanctioned by the Trump administration.
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Florida’s Senators, Ted Deutch Call on White House to Pressure Iran to Return Hostages

Last year, Rubio joined Democrat U.S. Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware, Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Bob Menendez of New Jersey to bring out the “Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-taking Accountability Act” which “cements in place programs to address hostage-taking, and gives the United States government new tools to rescue hostages and punish their captors.”
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Marco Rubio Backs Lindsey Graham’s Resolution Supporting Iranian Protesters

Rubio and several other Republican senators--U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Joni Ernst of Iowa, James Lanford of Oklahoma, Martha McSally of Arizona and Mitt Romney of Utah--backed Graham’s resolution.
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Marco Rubio Backs Latest Treasury Department Sanctions on Iran

“The United States is targeting senior Iranian officials for their involvement and complicity in Tuesday’s ballistic missile strikes,” said U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin. “We are also designating Iran’s largest metals manufacturers, and imposing sanctions on new sectors of the Iranian economy including construction, manufacturing, and mining.
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Florida’s Senators Want to Get Tougher With Iran After Saudi Drone Attacks

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., penned a piece which ran at Fox News at the end of last week in which he called for cracking down on Iran and supporting Israel. In the op-ed, Scott insisted Iran was behind drone attacks on a Saudi oil processing plant earlier in the month.
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