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Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Want to Crack Down on Drones Made in China

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Rick Scott and Marco Rubio--teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and. U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY. on the “Countering CCP Drones Act.” The bill would “add Communist Chinese...

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 Urges Commerce Department to Blacklist Chinese AI Companies Working With PLA

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Tom Cotton, R-Miss., Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., in a letter urging U.S. Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo to blacklist...
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Marco Rubio Offers Proposal to Have Education Department Investigate Critical Race Theory in the...

Rubio is also backing the “Stop Critical Race Theory Act” and the “Combating Racist Training in the Military Act” from U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
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Marco Rubio Urges Senate to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Rubio was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, Mike Rounds, R-SD, Joe Manchin, D-WV, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-SD, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee  Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., urging them to support Israel’s emergency request of “$1 billion in security assistance in order to replenish and prepare its Iron Dome missile defense system for a future conflict.” 
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Glenn Sacks: Cuba–Conservatives’ New Club Against BLM, AOC and Bernie Sanders

Led by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., conservatives in Florida and throughout the nation are fired up over recent events in Cuba. While they may have some passing interest in what’s actually happening there, it’s becoming clear what they’re really interested in: using the Cuban events as a club against their domestic political opponents.

Florida’s Senators Champion the ‘Protect American Power Infrastructure Act’

Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are championing a proposal to “prohibit bulk-power equipment that is owned by, operated or associated with a foreign adversary from providing power to our nation’s defense critical electric infrastructure.”

Marco Rubio Calls on Justice Department to Have Al Jazeera Register as a Foreign...

In their letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, the senators ask what steps the department has taken to enforce compliance with FARA for Al Jazeera and are seeking documents related to the determination of AJ+’s foreign agent status. The senators are also asking what steps the department has taken to require Rightly to register under FARA. Those same lawmakers and others first raised concerns about Al Jazeera’s FARA compliance in 2019. 

Marco Rubio: U.S. Needs to Help Israel Resupply Iron Dome Quickly

Rubio backed U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty’s, R-Tenn., “Emergency Resupply for Iron Dome Act” which would “authorize the Executive Branch to redirect U.S. foreign assistance to help Israel replenish its highly-effective missile defense interceptors.” 

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.

Florida’s Senators Want to Limit China’s Access to Financing Through the World Bank

Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are championing U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley’s, R-Iowa, proposal to “curb China’s access to the World Bank’s low-rate debt financing intended for developing nations.” Grassley reintroduced the “World...

Marco Rubio: Joe Biden Should Fund Initiatives to Restore Semiconductor Manufacturing to U.S. Soil

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s, R-Texas, letter to President Joe Biden requesting that he fund the initiatives to restore semiconductor manufacturing to American soil from the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act that were signed into law as part of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act.