Rubio Forced To Cut Bus Tour Short

Miami, FL – Today, U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio issued the following statement regarding the rescheduling of some bus tour events:

“Unfortunately, my father Mario Rubio has been diagnosed with a recurrence of lung cancer. This will require me to return to South Florida.

“We are in the process of rescheduling some of the coming days’ events and look forward to continuing our conversation with voters in these communities in the near future.”

Below is a revised schedule of remaining stops, which are all open to the media. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.


4:40 – 5:20 p.m.
Meet & Greet w/team leaders, local leadership, volunteers
Market Square at Lake Sumter Landing
1000 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL

6:15 – 7:30 p.m.
Taped TV Interview on FOX’s “Hannity”
The Villages, FL

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bus Tour Send-Off

Market Square at Lake Sumter Landing
1000 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL


8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Hometown Rally
City Hall
5343 Southeast Abshier Blvd.
Belleview, FL 34420

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Speaking Engagement
Ring Power – Caterpillar Dealership
500 World Commerce Pkwy.
St. Augustine, FL 32092

Rest of Wednesday’s events to be rescheduled


(Events To Be Rescheduled)

FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2010

(Events To Be Rescheduled)


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