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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today commented on the severe and deadly flooding hitting the Florida Panhandle, extending his thoughts and prayers to all those affected.

Rubio made the remarks at a press conference on the crisis in Ukraine.

“Just briefly, a moment of personal privilege. I just want to extend our thoughts and prayers for those in Northwest Florida, particularly in Pensacola, overnight had a massive amount of flooding, some loss of life,” said Rubio. “We’ve been in contact with the Governor’s office, also reached out with Senator Nelson. We’re watching very closely what’s happening there. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them.”

View Rubio’s remarks here. For television stations interested in airing today’s statement, a broadcast quality video is available here.