Sen. Flake endorses Marco Rubio for president

Posted at 2:28 PM, Feb 22, 2016

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has endorsed Marco Rubio for president.

"I'm supporting Marco Rubio for president because he has the ideas, the principles, and the toughness necessary to bring reform to Washington," Flake said in a statement released by Rubio's campaign.

Flake's officials also confirmed the senator's endorsement and referred to the statement.

"Marco Rubio has proven that he can inspire more than just anger in Americans who are looking for an alternative to the status quo," the statement read.