The Miami Herald has reported that Senator Marco Rubio, and his residence are under additional police protection after a "credible" threat was made against him.
Little is known at this time of the threat, but a police cruiser has been seen parked outside his West Miami home.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is the target of a threat deemed credible enough to merit police protection in Washington, D.C., and at his home in West Miami, his office said late Tuesday.The fame has made him not just a magnet for support and criticism, but now the target of a threat.Rubio’s office said no additional information about the threat would be released for now. The U.S. Capitol Police and the West Miami Police Department are providing security and investigating.Neither agency could be reached for an official comment.A police cruiser was parked in front of Rubio’s West Miami home Tuesday night. The senator was not home.