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Marco Rubio and his wife will dine with the Trumps at the White House

FILE - In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks, as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, listens, during the Republican presidential debate in Coral Gables, Fla.
FILE - In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks, as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, listens, during the Republican presidential debate in Coral Gables, Fla. AP

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and his wife, Jeanette, will dine privately Wednesday night with President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

The Rubios will join the Trumps at 6:30 p.m. in the Blue Room, according to the White House. Trump has met with a number of lawmakers in Washington, but none has had a one-on-one dinner, wives included, on the schedule.

Trump and Rubio put aside the colorful exchanges they had during the Republican presidential primary (think "Little Marco" and... hands) once Rubio sought reelection to the U.S. Senate and received Trump's endorsement. Rubio also backed Trump's candidacy, even after a slew of controversies, though he didn't publicly campaign with him.

Rubio harshly questioned Rex Tillerson when Trump nominated him for secretary of state but ultimately voted for his confirmation.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R- Fla) was one of the most outspoken Republicans against the nomination of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. But on Jan 23, Sen. Rubio announced he had decided to vote yes in the Senate Armed Forces Committee hearing to offi

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