Senator Rubio released a report on his 2022 legislative accomplishments in 2022, including 13 bills that became law and 20,000 new constituent service cases.
On the Ground in the Florida Keys
Senator Rubio received a briefing from the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the impact of the increase in illegal migrant landings on Florida’s shores.
Progress Made on UAP Reporting
Senator Rubio praised the release of the second annual unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP) report and urged more transparency from the federal government.
Senator Rubio sent a letter to Jamie Dimon, Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase, expressing his concerns over the company’s decision to partner with Chinese Communist Party-controlled app TikTok.
In the News
“On the Senate side, a spokesperson for Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he and Sen. Mark Warner, the panel's Democratic chair, sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence requesting access to the documents, for a damage assessment, and a briefing on both the documents discovered in Mr. Biden's former office and at Trump's home.” (Biden docs revelation fuels Republicans as they flex new power, NBC News, 1/11/23)
“Senator Marco Rubio aboard a United States Coast Guard flight Tuesday gauging what more the federal government can do.” (2 more migrant vessels land in Florida Keys amid crisis; another landing in Fort Lauderdale beach, WSVN Miami, 1/10/23)
“Rubio calls out JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, sounds 'alarm' over partnership with TikTok parent Bytedance”(Fox Business, 1/11/23)
“With January 9th being National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, some Florida legislators such as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), and others have showcased different types of press releases concerning the holiday.” (FL Legislators Highlight National Law Enforcement Day, The Floridian, 1/9/23)
“What Rubio, Khanna, and others are calling for is the restoration of an American philosophy, from Smith to Lincoln to King, that puts the dignity and status of ordinary American workers and the health of their communities at the center of our economic policy.” (Status Matters, The American Conservative, 1/12/23)
“Marco Rubio: Biden Needs to Enforce Immigration Policies in the Keys”(Florida Daily, 1/12/23)
“U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, of Wisconsin, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, of Florida, introduced a bipartisan bill in December to ban TikTok from operating in the United States.” (Wisconsin, North Carolina governors ban popular TikTok app, The Associated Press, 1/12/23)
“Conservatives, notably Sen. Marco Rubio, have called for TikTok to be banned in the United States.” (Ohio, New Jersey join in banning TikTok on government devices, Washington Times, 1/10/23)
“In a recent article for The American Conservative, Florida senator Marco Rubio laid out an agenda—calling for new regulations on Wall Street, revitalizing national supply chains, and labor-market policies—that could attract attention from both recent Republican arrivals and sitting Democrats.” (Govern, or Fight?, City-Journal, 1/10/23)
“Regarding Montes’ release, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio slammed Montes for betraying the US and assisting Cuba’s communist regime. “Americans should remember Ana Belén Montes for who she really is, despite the fact that she has served her time in prison. If we forget this spy’s story, it will surely repeat itself,” Rubio said in a statement released on Saturday.” (Ana Montes, American convicted of spying for Cuba, released from US federal prison after 20 years, CNN, 1/8/23)