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ICYMI: Rubio says “patriotic, pro-worker Republican Party is emerging”

Dec 14, 2020 | Press Releases

A Patriotic, Pro-Worker Republican Party Is Emerging
By U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
December 2020
The Ripon Forum

Political coalitions have proven to be remarkably dynamic over the past twenty years, and November’s historic turnout suggests the political coalitions that constitute our two-party system are once again shifting.

As Republicans, we have many reasons for optimism.

To seize the realignment, we cannot simply fall back on decades-old policy white papers. We must instead embrace a pro-American capitalism – one that promotes the common good, as opposed to one that prioritizes Wall Street and Beijing – and become a patriotic, pro-worker party that fights for dignified work, strong families, and vibrant communities.

Over the last four years, the Republican Party has taken the lead in attempting to rebuild that capacity, and we cannot afford to let up. America’s future prosperity requires that we recognize when market forces place our nation at a distinct disadvantage with our international competitors. And it will require federal policymakers to step in and create the conditions in which private investment and the vast power of American capitalism flow into critical industries for the good of our entire nation.

Voters rejected the Democrats vision of America — an irredeemably racist country that can only be saved by a revolution led by radical left-wing activists and funded by wealthy elites in the media, Silicon Valley, and Wall Street — and are looking for a home.

And these voters weren’t just the white-working class Appalachians the media told us would alone shift red. They were my Cuban-American neighbors in my home state of Florida. They were Mexican-Americans in Texas. They were Native Americans in North Carolina and African-Americans all around the nation.

The Democratic Party of 2020 has alienated all of them. Republicans need to compete for every voter it has left behind. Going forward, the GOP must be a multi-ethnic, multi-racial coalition of hard-working Americans who love their country. …

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