Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioInvent here, manufacture here Republicans do not have a right to remain silent Rubio, Manchin offer bill to prevent feds from buying ‘crack pipes’ MORE (R-Fla.) on Monday rebuffed considerations which have risen in current weeks over former President TrumpDonald TrumpBlack voters are fleeing Biden in droves. Here’s why Biden’s Super Bowl prediction: ‘Loves’ Bengals’ quarterback, but Rams ‘hard to beat’ GOP Senate candidate to run ‘Let’s go Brandon’ ad during Super Bowl MORE‘s dealing with of his administration’s records, saying, “I don’t know what’s true and what’s not.”
Last month, the National Archives and Records Administration recovered 15 bins of White House paperwork from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago membership in Florida. It was later reported that labeled paperwork had been found among the many bins.
The Archives additionally stated it needed to restore and tape again collectively Trump White House paperwork that have been ripped aside.
While talking with host Bret Baier on Fox News’s “Special Report” on Monday, Rubio was requested why Republicans have been not expressing the identical diploma of shock they displayed when it was disclosed that former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats in a fury as Trump docs revive trauma of Clinton emails Clinton hawks ‘But Her Emails’ hats after report on Trump documents Hillary Clinton to speak at NY Democratic convention MORE had used a non-public e mail server whereas working for the White House.
“Well, to start with, I don’t know what’s true and what’s not as a result of they’ve made up so many tales about Donald Trump through the years that, I imply, issues that I simply knew have been flat out unfaithful,” Rubio stated.
The Florida senator, who’s up for reelection in November, argued that the state of affairs with Clinton’s emails was totally different as a result of it was dealt with by the federal authorities and not disclosed by the media.
According to excerpts from an upcoming e-book written by New York Times White House correspondent Maggie HabermanMaggie Lindsy HabermanDemocrats in a fury as Trump docs revive trauma of Clinton emails Clinton hawks ‘But Her Emails’ hats after report on Trump documents Trump documents taken to Mar-a-Lago marked ‘top secret:’ report MORE, White House staffers recurrently discovered paperwork clogging the bathroom within the White House residence throughout Trump’s time in workplace.
“Nowadays, within the mainstream media, you simply want one supply to smear Donald Trump, and possibly you don’t even want that. So it is onerous to inform anymore what actually occurred and what did not. The paperwork that have been in Mar-a-Lago by all accounts have been turned over,” Rubio stated.
“Look, if the method wasn’t adopted there, then that there must be one thing that occurs about that. It’s not a crime, I don’t consider, however the stuff about flushing paper down the bathroom — who is aware of if that is even true?”
Rubio claimed to have seen “at least a dozen issues” about Trump reported by the media in addition to written in books written that he knew have been false.
The storage of White House paperwork at Mar-a-Lago was a attainable violation of the Presidential Records Act. The National Archives reportedly alerted the Department of Justice after discovering the probably labeled paperwork.