Two days after suspending his presidential campaign, Rubio has returned to the Senate.
[pullquote align=”left” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]FACT: Senators who want (or wanted) to be President have missed the majority of votes on senate floor.[/pullquote]
Loud cheers and a standing ovation welcome Senator Marco Rubio back to his office in the Russell Senate Office Building Thursday morning.
Alex Burgos, a spokesman for Rubio, said that Rubio participated in a Foreign Relations Committee hearing Thursday, and will be present to vote on the issue later in the day.
According to The Hill, this will mark the fourth time Rubio has voted in the Senate this year, where he’s missed 34 of 37 roll call votes.
Rubio’s office repeatedly defended his voting record, which came under attack during the campaign, saying he returned to Washington for important votes or when his vote made a difference in the outcome.
Rubio isn’t the only presidential candidate who missed votes as the White House race hit high gear. Cruz has missed 35 of the Senate’s 37 roll call votes so far this year, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who’s running for the Democratic nomination, has missed 36.
(Via The Hill)
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