Ponte Vedra, Fla. – Today, Congressman Ron DeSantis released the following statement in response to news that Senator Marco Rubio will run for reelection to the U.S. Senate.

“Marco Rubio’s announcement changes the contours of the U.S. Senate race in Florida,” said Congressman Ron DeSantis. As a well-known incumbent, Senator Rubio is a strong bet to win what will be a pivotal U.S. Senate race in a challenging political environment. Casey and I are grateful for the support we have received across Florida and throughout the country and plan to continue the fight for limited government principles and a strong national defense.”

“In light of the Rubio development, I can best advance the cause by running for reelection to the U.S. House in the 6th Congressional District, where I can continue protecting taxpayers, promoting economic growth, helping our veterans, and supporting our military.”