On Thursday, June 21, 2012, Florida Senator Marco Rubio joined the Monitor Breakfast for a conversation with reporters. Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida (2011 to present). A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives (2007-2009). He is the author of the book, An American Son: A Memoir."
Marco Rubio served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008 and was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010. His committee assignments currently include Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Intelligence; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He and his wife, Jeanette, have four young children and live in West Miami.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R) of Florida called on US Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Thursday, while speaking at a Monitor-hosted breakfast. The freshman senator was responding to the Obama administration’s decision Wednesday to claim executive privilege in refusing to hand over Justice Department documents to a congressional committee investigating a failed anti-gun-trafficking operation.
Speaking to reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney's previously stated position of "self-deportation" for illegal immigrants living in the United States. "I have never understood self-deportation and what the governor has presented as a policy."