The list of lawmakers wading into the dispute between President-elect Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis continues to grow. And it's even crossing the aisle. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told reporters Monday he admires Lewis for his role in the civil rights movement. Show More Summary
Will he cave? “U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday he has yet to decide whether to vote to confirm former Exxon Mobil chief Rex Tillerson as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state.” Are they going to crumple up in a ball whenever a comedian makes fun of the president? “Spicer Complains About ‘Disappointing, Mean-Spirited’ SNL After […]
Senator Marco Rubio’s tough questioning of Rex W. Tillerson, the nominee for secretary of state, was an early test of how adversarial he is willing to be toward a fellow Republican in the White House.
On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said he was honored to share the stage in Tampa with Rep. John Lewis. The...
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard Mr Trump attack NATO or the EU, but there has been some pushback: Marco Rubio, the Republican senator, has said that NATO is “as important today as its been since the end of the cold war”;
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said he has yet to decide whether to vote to confirm former Exxon Mobil chief Rex Tillerson as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Said Rubio: “We’re going to go through [...]
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Once a rising star, the defeated presidential candidate faces an uphill political battle as he returns to the Senate.
So here's the funny version of an event which thoroughly flipped my world upside down on Wednesday. Thank you, Colbert, for that brief moment of levity. Now let's get to the real issue that's weirdly comforting and unsettling at the...
Stephen Colbert interrupted Marco Rubio and took over questioning of Trump’s Secretary of State nominee and Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson in the cold open to his show on Thursday night. Colbert pressed Tillerson on whether he’d call Vladimir P… Read The post Stephen Colbert Asks Rex Tillerson if Vladimir Putin is a ‘War Criminal’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Confirmation hearings for former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to become secretary of state began with Sen. Marco Rubio and others
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The Financial Times reports Tillerson Gets Rough Ride from Russia Hawks on the Hill. The rough ride was from Senator John McCain, Senator Marco Rubio, and Senator Lindsey Graham. Rex Tillerson,...Show More Summary
Ever since Rex Tillerson was announced as Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been gearing up for a fight. On Tuesday, Rubio had his moment, … Click to Continue »
Though former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson faced some sharp questions on climate change, the real clashes during his confirmation hearing for secretary of state came from neoconservative senators-principally Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). Show More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was far and away the most effective questioner on the GOP side in yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson for secretary of state. He asked crisp questions, pointed out where Tillerson dodged and demonstrated the degree to which Tillerson was uncomfortable giving definitive answers on a range of issues, including human […]
Politico: “Rex Tillerson will only need Republican votes to become secretary of state — and the GOP was largely kind to him during Wednesday’s audition to be Donald Trump’s top diplomat. Everyone, that is, except for Marco Rubio. The Senate [...]
As we enter the third day of hearings for Donald Trump’s nominees, Rex Tillerson appears to face the toughest confirmation fight of all of them. After a day of questioning yesterday, Sen. Marco Rubio wouldn’t commit to voting for Tillerson,...Show More Summary
There were many issues to cover during the confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson, the former C.E.O. of ExxonMobil who is the President-elect’s nominee for Secretary of State, all of them containing the potential for fireworks: climate change; Tillerson’s financial entanglements; the rise of anti-democratic movements around the world; ISIS. Show More Summary
Today has been full of firsts for me. First, I had to explain to more people than I wanted to what the term "Golden Shower" meant. Second, I had to actually tweet about how great Marco Rubio was doing during the Tillerson hearing. Now,...Show More Summary
Rex Tillerson knew he would have a tough confirmation hearingbut he clearly wasnt prepared for the withering questioning from Marco Rubio.