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Rubio signals opposition to Biden Cabinet picks

Added 11-24-20 01:57:03pm EST - “Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Tuesday sharply criticized a number of President-elect Joe Biden's intended Cabinet nominees, calling them "caretakers of America's decline" and suggesting he may vote against their confirmation next year.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Rubio signals opposition to Biden Cabinet picks”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDemocrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks GOP senator congratulates Biden, says Trump should accept results GOP lawmaker patience runs thin with Trump tactics MORE (R-Fla.) on Tuesday sharply criticized a number of President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE's intended Cabinet nominees, calling them "caretakers of America’s decline" and suggesting he may vote against their confirmation next year.

In a tweet Tuesday morning, the Florida Republican suggested that the president-elect's nominees "went to Ivy League schools, have strong resumes, attend all the right conferences & will be polite & orderly caretakers of America’s decline."

"I support American greatness," the senator continued, adding: "And I have no interest in returning to the “normal” that left us dependent on China."

Biden’s cabinet picks went to Ivy League schools,have strong resumes,attend all the right conferences & will be polite & orderly caretakers of America’s declineI support American greatness And I have no interest in returning to the “normal” that left us dependent on China

Rubio's remarks come a day after Biden announced that he would nominate his longtime aide Antony Blinken to lead the State Department while former assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield would be his pick to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Both roles require Senate confirmation.

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