Fighting for Florida
Marco Rubio, The Daily CallerEvery day that politicians delay action on these important issues, Americans feel the pain. And to be sure, growing the economy and cutting our debt won't be easy. It requires a sense of urgency that is in short supply in Washington. But we must find a way.
Jun 16 2011
Support is steadily growing for Senator Rubio's Returned Exclusively For Unpaid National Debt (REFUND) Act, which would allow states to identify and return unwanted federal funds to the federal Treasury in order to help pay down the national debt. Twenty-six other senators have now signed on as co-sponsors, along with two governors and the National Taxpayers Union and Citizens Against Government Waste.
Jun 15 2011
This week, Senator Rubio signed on as an original co-sponsor to Senator Charles Grassley's Achieving Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act. This bill would permanently reauthorize the E-Verify electronic employment verification system and it would make the utilization of this system mandatory for all employers.
The problem with the President is he doesn't understand how jobs are created or he doesn't want to accept how jobs are created. They're not created by the President, they're not created by United States Senators. Jobs are created by Americans—hardworking, everyday people that go out and start a business or expand an existing business.
During today's Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing, Senator Marco Rubio challenged Jonathan Farrar's record while serving as the Chief of Mission of the United States Interests Section in Havana, Cuba. Farrar has been selected by President Obama to serve as ambassador to Nicaragua, but his confirmation is in question, as many have questioned his record while serving in Cuba.