In Break From Republican Party, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Supports White House Request For $1.9B In Emergency Zika Funding

The Hill: Rubio breaks with GOP, backs Obama Zika request
“Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Friday broke with other congressional Republicans and supported the White House’s request for $1.9 billion in new funding to fight the Zika virus. The backing of Rubio, who was endorsed by many leading congressional Republicans while running for president, could give a boost to the funding request, which has so far received an icy reception from Republicans on Capitol Hill…” (Sullivan, 4/8).