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Rubio mocks Gillibrand tweet saying the future is ‘female’ and ‘intersectional’

Greg Nash

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) mocked a tweet from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in which she said the future is “female” and “intersectional.”

“Our future is: AMERICAN,” Rubio tweeted. “An identity based not on gender,race,ethnicity or religion. But on the powerful truth that all people are created equal with a God given right to life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness.”

Rubio’s tweet mimicked the format of Gillibrand’s post about America’s future.

“Our future is: Female, Intersectional, Powered by our belief in one another,” she wrote. “And we’re just getting started.”

Donald Trump Jr. also criticized Gillibrand’s tweet, asking “When is it appropriate to let my boys (9, 7 and 6 years old) that there’s no future for them?”

“Not sure this is a winning platform but you be you.” 

A record number of women were elected to Congress during the November midterms. Additionally, Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) will become the first openly bisexual senator, while Reps.-elect Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) became the first Muslim women elected to Congress.

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