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Marco Rubio: the Chinese Regime is Committing Genocide Against Uyghurs, Other Ethnic Groups in...

“The resolution demands China to be held accountable under the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and urges a coordinated international response to bring these abuses to a halt,” Rubio’s office noted.

Marco Rubio Unveils the Small Business Access to Recovery Capital Act

According to Rubio’s office, the bill “would provide expanded relief measures to the 7(a) loan program for one year to help businesses cope with challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Marco Rubio Backs Resolution Condemning Crackdown of Protesters in Belarus

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced the resolution on Monday and it has the support of several members of the committee including Rubio and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the top Democrat on it.

Marco Rubio Calls on State, Treasury Departments to Push Reforms in the DRC

Rubio and other members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led by Chairman U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the ranking Democrat on it, wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin on the matter this week.

Marco Rubio Backs Senate Resolution on Beirut Port Explosion

Rubio joined U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the committee, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the top Democrat on it, and other senators on the resolution which “extends heartfelt condolences to the people of Lebanon on behalf of the U.S. Senate and reiterates support for ongoing U.S. government efforts to provide emergency humanitarian relief in concert with other international partners to those impacted.”

Marco Rubio Urges Feds to Bring Digital Semiconductor Manufacturing Capabilities to the U.S.

“Semiconductors are a foundational component in a vast array of electronic devices that enable new and critical technologies. While the United States is a leader in semiconductor development and design, our nation needs to retain the ability to manufacture the most advanced semiconductors, especially as countries such as China offer state support to national champion companies in a bid to undercut American leadership."

Marco Rubio: Guyana President David Granger Needs to Step Down Following Election Results

Rubio, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, who chairs the Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the ranking Democrat on the committee, and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., teamed up on the statement calling on Guyana President David Granger to accept the results of the election and step down.

Marco Rubio, Other Senators Urge UNSC Leadership to Hold an Immediate Meeting on Hong...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other U.S. senators in sending a letter to the United Nations permanent representatives for Estonia and France, the current and incoming president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), in support of the United States Mission to the United Nations’ (USUN) call for an immediate UNSC meeting on recent actions taken by the Chinese government to undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Marco Rubio, Other Senators Want to Hold Members of Nicaragua’s Judiciary Accountable on Human...

Other senators who signed the letter include U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, James Lankford, R-Okla., Chris Murphy, D-Ct., David Perdue, R-Ga., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho. 
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Marco Rubio: Time to Review American Aid to Multilateral Organizations

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republicans in the U.S. Senate to back a proposal reviewing America’s role in international agencies.

Marco Rubio Pushes Back at CCP’s Claims that COVID-19 Did Not Originate in China

In recent days, the communist regime controlling China has been insisting that coronavirus originated somewhere else.

Marco Rubio, Senators Urge Trump Administration to Support Burma’s Elections

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairman and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, in sending a letter to U.S. State Sec. Mike Pompeo and USAID Administrator Mark Green, asking them to ensure that the administration continues to support Burma as it moves toward free and democratic parliamentary elections in 2020.