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Ryan Bounds Withdrawn After Tim Scott, Marco Rubio Sink Nomination

The White House formally withdrew the nomination of federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds for a spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Tuesday after Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Friday torpedoed his nomination despite broad establishment backing.

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Rubio, Scott Lead Assault on Conservative Judge, Take Down ‘Qualified’ Nominee

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Tim Scott torpedoed a conservative nominee to the Ninth Circuit appeals court on Thursday whom even liberals called qualified for the bench, citing college-era political comments, energizing Democrats, and creating a new line of attack against the confirmations of dozens of other judicial picks, including Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

U.S. Sen Marco Rubio speaks during a news conference in front of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Friday, June 22, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Marco Rubio Blames Russia for Post-2016 Political Divisions

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) blamed the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government — not Democrats and their news media partners — for American political divisions in the wake of 2016’s presidential election related to what he described as Russia’s “election interference efforts.”

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Rubio: Congress Will Have Supermajority to Block Trump’s Deal on ZTE

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen Marco Rubio (R-FL) said a bill to block Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE Corp. from operating in the U.S. would have a supermajority in Congress to override a potential veto by President Donald

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Rubio: Kaepernick Should Still Be in the NFL

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) believes quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still deserving of being in the NFL. Based on talent alone, Rubio told TMZ Sports, “[T]here aren’t 63 better quarterbacks in the world,” which would leave the free agent with at least a backup

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Rubio: Politics Is About Dignity, not Immigration

Sen. Marco Rubio is trying to build a bridge between the GOP’s populist voters and the party’s business-first wing — but without mentioning his advocacy for the cheap-labor immigration policy which has split the GOP, wrecked his career and put a real-estate developer into the White House.