Rubio dodged the question and suggested he was not swayed by the $3 million he's received from the NRA.
While they gave him credit for showing up, Parkland survivors took apart his talking points on banning assault weapons and accepting NRA money.
A student who survived the deadly Parkland school shooting in Florida asked Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida if he would "not accept a single donation from the [National Rifle Association]." Rubio reportedly received two donations...Show More Summary
Angry students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida High School filleted Florida’s Sen. Marco Rubio and NRA rep Dana Loesch at a CNN town hall on gun violence Wednesday night. Student Cameron Kasky demanded Rubio declare he would no longer take National Rifle Association money. Show More Summary
Senator Marco Rubio insisted that other laws would better prevent such episodes and said he would support a bill to increase the minimum age for the purchase of an assault weapon.
CNN is hosting a truly powerful Town Hall tonight to address the horrific shooting in at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. One of the students, Cameron Kasky, came right out and asked Marco Rubio the million dollar question: Will...Show More Summary
Cameron Kasky, 17-year-old junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who survived the Parkland, Florida school shooting by a former student that killed 17 students and faculty last Wednesday ripped into Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at...Show More Summary
During CNN’s Wednesday night town hall event, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) a simple question: will he continue to accept funds from the National Rifle Association in spite of the 17 lives that were taken last week. Rubio dodged the question. “The answer to the question is that people […]
Cameron Kasky survived last week’s school shooting in Florida, and on Wednesday the high schooler stepped on the national stage when he lit into Senator Marco Rubio for his stances on gun control. Rubio appeared at a town hall meeting...Show More Summary
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was challenged at a town hall Wednesday night by angry students, teachers and parents who were demanding stronger gun-control measures after the school shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. One of those confronting Rubio at a CNN's “Stand Up” town...
Sen. Marco Rubio defended his opposition to an assault weapons ban Wednesday night at a town hall, where he was pushed by the father of a teenage victim of last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead. “I want to like you. Here’s the problem. And I’m a brutally honest person […]
Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was gunned down in her Florida high school, held himself together admirably to confront Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the CNN town hall tonight. GUTTENBERG: Senator Rubio, I just listened to your opening, and thank you. Show More Summary
The father of a Parkland school shooting victim criticized Rep. Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town-hall event. Rubio appeared to agree with the idea of enacting new gun measures, including raising the age limit to purchase AR-15-style...Show More Summary
At a CNN town hall on Wednesday night, students and parents alike grilled senators from Marco Rubio to Bill Nelson in search of answers to go about gun reform in the aftermath of last week’s shooting at a south Florida high school. The forum comes as student activists flock to the Florida legislature to lobby for […]
Parkland, Florida student Cameron Kasky railed against the National Rifle Association and the spokeswoman Dana Loesch during CNN’s town hall Wednesday. He was there to ask a question of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and hold his feet to the fire on guns. However, at one point Kasky said that he...
An angry Parkland, Florida father ripped into Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Wednesday during a town hall debate on gun control in South Florida. “Your comments this week and those of our president have been pathetically weak,” the father told the Florida Republican, causing raucous applause...
“In my short lifetime of 21 years, I’ve been within the vicinity of four mass shootings where 152 people have been murdered or injured.”
Marco Rubio, who has an "A+" rating from the NRA, seems reluctant to be seen doing literally nothing on guns. His idea, however, is close to nothing.