Rubio: Using Florida Ports for More Imports ‘Short-Term’ Fix to Supply Chain Woes

Rubio: Using Florida Ports for More Imports ‘Short-Term’ Fix to Supply Chain Woes

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., backs Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proclamation that the state’s ports are open to more imports, but warns that’s just a “short-term” solution to supply chain shortages.

Rubio offered his qualified support Wednesday after DeSantis appealed to stalled shippers to bring their goods to his state, a fix he argued would in the long term move production out of Asia altogether, Florida Politics reported.

“In the short-term, the answer’s yes,” Rubio said in remarks on Fox and Friends.

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