Rubio posts a video on Facebook in honor of Memorial Day.
Memorial Day has always been a time of unity for our nation. It’s a time when we put aside partisanship and politics and come together…As President, I will devote the necessary resources to our national defense. I will ensure that they never are sent into a fair fight but rather are always equipped with the upper hand.
Rubio defends the two amendments that he wants to be added to proposed legislation on Iran nuclear deal.
I by no means endorse the plan outlined in the fact sheet, but the fact that they are saying it is a poison pill to require the president to sign a deal that reflects what he says the deal is, is in and of itself incredibly worrisome.
He also makes it clear that he doesn’t wants the bill to be defeated.
I doesn’t want the bill to go down…It’s not perfect, it’s better than nothing, and it creates a process by which the Senate can review what the president does.
Sen. Rubio (R-Fla.) says Obama does not need authorization from Congress to launch airstrikes in Syria, and should act immediately against ISIS. In a letter to Obama:
Just as the U.S. has conducted operations against terrorists elsewhere, there is no legal reason preventing you from targeting ISIL in Syria