A powerful Venezuelan leader may have issued an order to kill Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), a vehement critic of Venezuela’s socialist government who has been guarded by a security detail for several weeks in both Washington and Miami after learning of the death threat.
Republican senators are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain reports that top State Department lawyers are systematically removing the word “genocide” to describe the Islamic State’s slaughter of Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria from official agency documents.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) rebuked President Donald Trump’s notion of working on a “cyber security unit” with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, saying it was akin to working with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad on a “chemical weapons unit.”
Congress is preparing to ask the State Department inspector general to conduct an investigation into the Voice of America and whether it was pressured by China to halt a live broadcast of an exiled Chinese businessman.
Reporters and media figures demanded to know Tuesday why Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was tweeting out Bible verses.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) told the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday that his wife recently got a “very disturbing” voice mail from a stranger, and the lawmaker stressed that crimes against all different types of people merit urgent attention.