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Washington, D.C. At approximately 6:30 pm ET today, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will speak on the floor regarding an amendment he and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR)  have filed to increase defense spending in the Senate budget proposal. The amendment would increase budget authority for defense to levels recommended by the bipartisan National Defense Panel and begin to reverse the disastrous impact sequestration is having on our nation’s military – both goals that Rubio called for in a September 2014 speech on rebuilding America’s national defense.

The following speech will be broadcast on C-SPAN 2:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Approximately 6:30 PM ET

Senator Rubio To Deliver Floor Speech Regarding Increased Defense Spending

U.S. Senate

Washington, D.C.