You’ve probably seen this ad. The one where Marco Rubio says the “Gang of 8? immigration bill will bring the toughest border security in history. Marco calls it “security on steroids.” Yeah, well it was all BS. Senate Democrats along … Continue reading ?
Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), the four “Gang of Eight” GOP senators, joined Senate Democrats on Tuesday to kill an amendment to their immigration bill that would have required a double-layered fence to be built along the U.S. Show More Summary
Senator Marco Rubio declined to say who in his office told The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza that “there are some American workers who, for lack of a better term, can't cut it” and downplayed the importance of the now-controversial quote. “I'm the senator. Show More Summary
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) poked fun at the notion that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) could be publicly saying the Senate immigration bill needs stronger security provisions, while saying in TV ads that the bill has the best border security provisions in history. Show More Summary
If you want to judge the chances for real, comprehensive immigration reform becoming law this year, keep an eye on the amendment Marco Rubio is negotiating with fellow Republican Senators — the one meant to toughen up border security in … Continue reading ?
Remember the above sound byte from Florida Senator Marco Rubio from a while back? He was whining about being called "bigoted" because he is allegedly "pro- traditional marriage." Of course this is how he feels about the ability to fire someone for being gay (hint - he supports it):
New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza caused a bit of a stir in the conservative media world today in a report he filed for the New Yorker about the ongoing debate in the U.S. Senate over an immigration bill that is currently opposed by many conservatives. Show More Summary
I agree with Erick’s point this morning that Senator Marco Rubio does not deserve tar and feathers for something one of his aides said. The quote in question went as follows: “There are American workers who, for lack of a better term, can’t cut it… There shouldn’t be a presumption that every American worker is a star performer. There are people who just can’t get | Read More »
California Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher pulled no punches during an interview with the far-right World Net Daily. [He] said the Florida senator has “given up his place to advise any of us in Washington what to do and given up any right to be trusted by the American people.” The California Republican told WorldNetDaily radio [...]
While Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is leading the Republican fight for immigration reform, he is gradually pulling away from the so-called Gang of Eight, the bipartisan group behind the current draft of the immigration bill. Critics of...Show More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is in the final lap of the Gang of Eight wrangling in the Senate. Republicans who will never vote for any immigration bill with a remote chance to pass the Senate can be spotted and ignored … Continue readi...
On Sunday, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. said the immigration bill is nearly "ready to go." Two weeks remain until Congress is scheduled to break for the Fourth of July holiday, which Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has declared is the...
Appearing Sunday on ABC's This Week, Florida Senator Marco Rubio dodged a direct question about whether he'll vote for his Gang of Eight...
Hat Tip South 40 Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) insisted on ABC’s “This Week” that he’s not being played by Chuck Schumer on immigration. The Politico reported, via Free Republic: Sen. Marco Rubio was dismissive Sunday of some conservatives’ concerns that … Continue reading ?
Appearing on ABC's This Week on Sunday, Sen. Marco Rubio conceded that the border security provisions in the Gang of 8 Senate bill aren't sufficient to win passage for the bill. He sidestepped a question on whether he would support the current bill without tightened border security, arguing he was optimistic a deal could be reached. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Marco Rubio said on Sunday he still supports a bill to overhaul the U.S. immigration, but reiterated that he wants its stipulations on border security to be tightened in order for the legislation to win approva...
On ABC’s This Week, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) said he didn’t understand why so many conservatives were worried he was “being played” by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Democratic leader of the more liberal half of the immigration bill Gang of Eight. Show More Summary
On ABC’s This Week, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), who has come under fire from members of his own party for his support of the weak-on-border-security immigration reform bill making its way through the Senate, said, “I think 95, 96 percent...Show More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), one of the primary architects of the Senate bill to overhaul the immigration system, said the legislation represents an “excellent starting point” but more work needs to be done to strengthen border security.