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Trump won't see Rubio in Washington today

Marco Rubio and Donald Trump debate

The Associated Press

Marco Rubio and Donald Trump debate

Donald Trump is on Capitol Hill today to seek in-roads with GOP lawmakers. But he won't see Marco Rubio.

"This morning he is at the Intelligence Committee and then has presiding duties on the Senate floor," spokesman Alex Burgos tells the Buzz.

Yesterday, Rubio said he will not attend the GOP convention in Cleveland, citing a need campaign in Florida. The decision was not a reflection on Trump, the campaign said, though it does add to Rubio's attempt to balance support for and distance from the presumptive nominee.

UPDATE: Rubio missed a "tense" meeting.

[Last modified: Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:50pm]


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