• Sen. Marco Rubio mocked Defense Sec. Austin for masking up in the Philippines, where masks are required and COVID-19 is surging

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Senator Marco Rubio of Florida.
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    Sen. Marco Rubio mocked Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for wearing a mask and face shield in the Philippines.
    The Philippines, which is undergoing a spike in COVID-19, requires masks and face shields in public.
    Rubio's home state of Florida is dealing with a surge of its own, with hospitalizations on the rise.
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    Sen. Marco Rubio mocked Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday for wearing a mask and face shield upon arriving in the Philippines. "Our SecDef is vaccinated," Rubio wrote in a...
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