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Next Week: Rubio Staff Hosts Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) office will host in-person and virtual Mobile Office Hours next week to assist constituents with federal casework issues in their respective local communities. These office hours offer constituents who do not live close to one of...

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Rubio Habla en Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay

El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Nio Encendio de Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay, sobre cómo la inflación ha impactado a las familias, sobre las olas de migración ilegal, sobre el juicio político de Biden vs. el de Trump, sobre el canje de prisioneros...

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ICYMI: Rubio Joins All Things Considered

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined National Public Radio’s All Things Considered to discuss his plan to expand the child tax credit for working families. See below for the full transcript and listen to the edited interview here. On the connection between the child...

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Rubio Sounds Alarm on Biden Waivers, Urges Enforcement of Export Controls

Oct 14, 2022 | Press Releases

By issuing a series of high-profile exemptions, the Biden Administration is already undermining an important new rule to keep critical chips and semiconductor manufacturing equipment away from the Chinese Communist Party. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) criticized the White House’s pattern of handing out waivers that benefit Beijing at the expense of America’s national and economic security.

  • “The Biden Administration’s new export restrictions may look good on paper, but rules are only worthwhile if they are enforced. Now, just days later, the White House has already handed out exemptions to many of the biggest international chipmakers — a growing list that will allow the Chinese Communist Party to keep producing at America’s expense.  
  • “With every new waiver granted, last Friday’s announcement looks more and more like a toothless, ‘get tough on China’ press release.” — Senator Rubio

Want more? In August, Rubio called for new export control laws to expand the number of entities on U.S. trade blacklists and limit the power of big business-friendly officials at the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security to grant exemptions.