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Rubio attends Trump rally, smacks down NYT reporter


Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican, was in attendance Tuesday night at President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign rally in Orlando, Florida.

Does it sound odd that a Republican U.S. Senator would attend a rally of a Republican president in his own state.

Well, New York Times Reporter Michael Barbaro thought it was “very strange” to see Sen. Rubio “smiling and chuckling in the audience.”

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In case you didn’t know who Barbaro is, or what his claim to fame was, Rubio decided to give the Twitter world a little insight into the Times reporter, and respond to the reporters tweet.

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“As opposed to smiling & chuckling at a rally for a radical liberal candidate for President who will undo policies to confront China,reduce regulations & taxes,defend liberty in Venezuela & protect the unborn?” tweeted Rubio.

Rubio continued:

“BREAKING… In an unprecedented move a Republican Senator attended a rally in his home state in support of the re-election of a Republican President.” 

And more Rubio:

“BTW, this is the same reporter who in 2015 after 3 weeks of meticulous investigative journalism uncovered that my wife had traffic tickets, I had a fishing boat & my home has big windows. And in 2016 he broke the story that I had some boots with higher heel.”

Rubio had arrived to the event on Air Force One with fellow Floridian’s Sen. Rick Scott and Rep. Matt Gaetz.


Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes,,, and He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at Email him at [email protected]

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