David Jolly, a Republican congressman from the state who is running for Rubio’s Senate seat in an August primary, told CNN’s “New Day” that “Marco is saying he’s getting in.”
Jolly announced around noon Friday that he’s suspending his Senate campaign and instead focusing on reelection to his House seat.
A Jolly representative later reached out to CNN, saying Jolly had no knowledge of Rubio’s decision. …
Rubio said Wednesday that he would reconsider his decision not to seek reelection, a decision he made when seeking the presidency in what turned out to be a failed bid.
Speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill, the Florida senator said he was considering mounting a last-minute reelection bid for his seat.