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The Trail: 2012 Presidential News from the Field / CAMPAIGN 2012

Rubio Receives Police Protection Following Threat

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April 25, 2012

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., widely seen as a possible GOP vice presidential nominee, is receiving protection from the U.S. Capitol Police and local police at his West Miami home because of a threat, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.

Rubio’s office confirmed the police protection late on Tuesday, The Miami Herald reported. His office did not identify the nature or origin of the threat against the lawmaker.

Lt. Kimberly Schneider, a Capitol Police spokeswoman, said that the force has “an active open investigation” into the reported threat against Rubio. Schneider confirmed cooperation with local police but declined to elaborate, citing a policy against discussing security for members.

 

The Capitol Police are responsible for investigating threats against members of Congress, and looks into scores of such incidents each year. The Capitol Police typically provide guards for senior members of leadership in both chambers.

Rubio is a freshman senator, but his reputation as a rising GOP star and possible pick for vice president has elevated his profile.

The Herald reported that a police cruiser was parked in front of Rubio’s West Miami home on Tuesday night.

 

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