Democratic strategists wasted no time eyeing their next prize after former Vice President Joe Biden was declared President-elect Saturday morning, defeating Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
Democratic strategist Ben Pollara launched the Retire Rubio website, Super PAC and a revived Twitter account, which seeks to remove U.S. Senator Marco Rubio from office when he is up for reelection in 2022.
The campaign has more than 13,000 followers on Twitter, though the account has been active since May of 2019.
Pollara describes the campaign as an effort “to singularly focus on defeating this weak, sad, disappointing and absent Senator in 2022.”
The group’s first add, titled “Little Marco,” features Trump himself questioning Rubio’s electability and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, also a previous presidential contender, skewering Rubio’s absences in the Senate.
It recycles a nickname for Rubio coined four years ago by President Trump when he faced Rubio in a crowded GOP primary in that year’s presidential election.
In election after election, Marco Rubio has skated by without being held accountable for his extremism and corruption in the Senate. For years, Marco’s campaigns have been bankrolled by Big Oil, Big Pharma, the NRA,