McConnell defeats Rick Scott to continue leading Senate Republicans in Washington
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL): If McConnell wants to bring us closer together, he should start by bringing us closer to the Constitution – we have already passed a law to end the NSA’s bulk collection of metadata, and we haven’t even voted on the FISA Act.
Marco Rubio: Let’s fix Washington, not further divide it.
Marco Rubio: I want to build new consensus among Republicans. And I’m the only one.
Marco Rubio: If I’m elected president, I will work with Democrats to fix Washington.
Marco Rubio: And I will work with Republicans.
Marco Rubio: We already passed a law to end the NSA’s bulk collection of metadata, and we haven’t even voted on FISA.
Marco Rubio: I’m not talking about the NSA. I’m talking about the whole thing.
Marco Rubio: We need to get rid of the partisan bickering that’s dividing the country and putting us further apart from each other; we need to move forward on a bipartisan basis. We need to talk to each other.
Marco Rubio: Let’s get back to the real problems and move America forward.
Marco Rubio: We can’t move forward when the other side is holding us back.
Marco Rubio: We’re at risk of losing our ability to defend ourselves in order to advance our own goals.
Marco Rubio: We have a divided country and it’s threatening our way of life, our economy and our national security.
Marco Rubio: We need to unite around some issues that are real, like healthcare. We can’t do that if we can’t even agree on which party actually passed it in the first place.
Marco Rubio: And we can’t build a better America unless we put real solutions on the table, like healthcare. We need to stop ceding power to the extremes.
Marco Rubio: That is why the president and I have agreed to focus on the big questions.
Marco Rubio: How do we move this country forward and