Category Archives: Marco Rubio

April 22, 2016

Marco Rubio Says He’ll Endorse Donald Trump, Now That It’s ‘Apparent’ Hillary Clinton Will Be Dem Nominee

A sign of things to come for “Never Trump”?

Marco Rubio told a Miami radio station he would endorse Donald Trump if Trump, the Republican presidential frontrunner, secured the nomination.

“I’ve always said I’m going to support the Republican nominee,” Rubio said, according to the Washington Post, “and that’s especially true now that it’s apparent that Hillary Clinton” will be the Democratic nominee.

The second part of that quote is particularly telling. Would Rubio have felt more comfortable rejecting Trump and what he means for the future of the Republican party if democratic socialist Bernie Sanders were the Democratic nominee? Who exactly could Democrats have nominated that wouldn’t lead Rubio to endorse Trump as the Republican nominee?

Rubio’s attitude is markedly different from what it was on the eve of his departure from the Republican race, In March, Rubio called Trump’s rise and the violence associated with his political gatherings “frightening” and “disturbing.”

Even back then, Rubio insisted he would back the Republican nominee no matter who it was. “But it’s getting harder every day,” Rubio added.

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March 6, 2016

Rand Paul: Marco Rubio Should Either ‘Resign Or Give Up His Paycheck’

Speaking by phone, Paul also weighed in on the debate between Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz ? over immigration. “I don’t think there’s any question that both Rubio and Cruz have been for a form of amnesty.”

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says fellow Republican and presidential candidate Marco Rubio should either “resign or give up his paycheck” after missing an important vote in the Senate on Friday.

“He’s been critical of the budget deal, the trillion dollars in spending, but didn’t have the time to come and vote against it or come and make any kind of statement in the Senate,” Paul said in a Friday interview with The Daily Caller.

“I think really, he ought to make a decision to resign or give up his paycheck if he’s not going to be here doing the people’s business,” Paul said.

Rubio, a Florida senator who has missed votes while on the campaign trail, said in a statement Friday: “I strongly oppose this bill because it keeps spending money that we don’t have.” But Rubio didn’t make it for the vote in Congress when the Senate approved the massive spending plan 65 to 33.

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March 3, 2016

Laura Ingraham: The Suicide of the Republican Establishment

Laura Ingraham writes: “Despite the Trump juggernaut, they [the Republican establishment] refuse to rethink Bushism in their support for Rubio.”

Here is something to think about as we approach Super Tuesday.

If Sen. Marco Rubio becomes president, we can expect:

1.) That he will work with Democrats and the GOP leadership in Congress to pass something that looks like the Gang of Eight amnesty bill.

2.) That he will urge Congress to pass any trade agreements that Obama has signed.

3.) That he will send significant numbers of U.S. troops to the Middle East.

4.) That his foreign policy will be developed by many of the same people who advised George W. Bush.

5.) That his economic policy will reflect the views of those who were in power when the United States was hit by the economic crisis of 2008.

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March 1, 2016

Davi: The Long Con–Rubio, Kristol, and the Destruction of the American People by Robert Davi

Trump, alone, is exposing the fraud perpetrated on the American people by the ruling class. They will stab themselves in the back to accomplish their globalist agenda. Whether you support Donald Trump or not, if you love America , you must agree, something is rotten in the GOP.

My Dear Fellow Americans, I have wondered for years what is happening to our country. It seems both parties are not speaking to the issues eroding America’s Sovereignty.

With the current revelations about Sen. Marco Rubio and the “Gang of Eight” doing the biding of Globalists, it now becomes clearer to me what has been happening. America is being “bamboozled” by both parties. They will do anything to keep power. They pander to conservative or liberal values but in reality it is just a “three card monte” perpetrated on the American people to distract them from the real game being played.

America is being sold into globalism. I am not a conspiracy theorist per se, but I must say nothing else explains what has happened to our country. Nothing else explains how both the House and Senate under GOP control has not really moved the needle. Have you ever thought why?

With conservatives in charge of the House and Senate nothing gets done. Oh I know we get fed the usual steaming pile of horseshit, but have you ever wondered why? Why do you not hear real outrage from the GOPabout the trade deficit? We hear them scream about how the debt is 19 trillion dollars and we hear how unless the GOP gets in power it will keep going up. But why have we not heard about the effect the trade deals have on our country? Instead we hear about another trade deal, TPP .

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Video: Disney Workers Assail Rubio in Front of Thousands

At Donald Trump’s Sunday rally at Madison City Stadium, two of Sen. Marco Rubio’s own constituents–former Disney workers Leo Perrero and Dena Moore–detailed on camera and to the entire crowd why they are endorsing Donald Trump for President.

Moore and Perrero were laid off by Disney and replaced by foreign guest workers brought into the country on the wage-depressing H-1B visa. Before they were let go, however, they were informed that they’d have to suffer the humiliation of training their lesser-skilled foreign replacements in a process known as “knowledge transfer.”

While Donald Trump has called on Disney to hire back every one of its workers and has pledged to stop H-1B American job theft as president, Marco Rubio has pushed to expand the controversial program. As recently as last year, Rubio introduced a bill– endorsed by Disney’s CEO Bob Iger via his immigration lobbying firm– which would triple the issuances of H-1B visas. Disney is one of Sen. Rubio’s top financial backers.

At Sunday’s rally Trump slammed Rubio for prioritizing the interests of his donors at the expense of his own constituents:

You can ask the Disney folks, you can ask the people who came up [on stage] who were just killed at Disney– killed– with their being replaced. They have to change jobs. They have to train people. And you heard the story– you know who was in charge of that and the biggest proponent of doing that is? Little Marco Rubio. I mean this guy is bad news.

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February 29, 2016

Displaced Disney Workers: Shame on You Marco Rubio; We Stand With Trump

The Disney workers were introduced at the rally by their attorney who is representing them in their discrimination lawsuit against Disney, Sara Blackwell. In her introductory remarks Blackwell explained, “The thing about Trump that’s different than anybody else is that he can’t be bought. We have a chance to stop this problem in America. It’s got to be by a president and politician where they won’t be bought by Disney’s Bob Iger or by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, by all these billionaires who benefit from firing our American workers.”

At Donald Trump’s Sunday rally at Madison City Stadium, Sen. Marco Rubio’s own constituents—two displaced Disney workers—publicly denounced Rubio for prioritizing the interests of his big business donors over the interests of his own constituents. The two endorsed GOP frontrunner Donald Trump for President.

Dena Moore and Leo Perrero were two Disney workers who were informed that they were going to be laid off during the holiday season of 2014. They—along with scores of their colleagues—were told that before they were let go, they’d be forced to train their low-skilled foreign replacements brought in on H-1B visas. Earlier this week, Perrero testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the humiliation he was forced to endure by training his foreign replacement. While Donald Trump has called on Disney to hire back all of these workers and has pledged to end H-1B job theft as President, Sen. Marco Rubio has pushed to expand the controversial H-1B program—he has introduced two bills that would dramatically boost the issuances of H-1Bs. As recently as last year, Rubio introduced a bill—endorsed by Disney’s CEO Bob Iger via his immigration lobbying firm—that would triple the issuances of H-1Bs. Disney is one of Sen. Rubio’s top financial backers—having donated more that $2 million according to Open Secrets.

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February 28, 2016

Border agents detail Rubio betrayal

‘Violent street gangs … had more influence on the [Gang of 8] bill than we did’

In an exclusive Q&A with Breitbart News, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Council President Chris Crane provides never-before-heard details about the 2013 Gang of Eight immigration fight that are likely to shake up an already tumultuous presidential race.

ICE Council President, Crane represents the nation’s approximately 5,800 frontline ICE officers, agents and personnel who are responsible for enforcing America’s immigration laws in all 50 states and U.S. territories. For the first time ever, Crane details his behind-the-scenes interactions with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) as Crane sought to protect the nation’s ICE officers and national security.

Crane was integral to stopping Sen. Rubio’s amnesty plan from passing the House—which, as Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) recently explained, “was a near-run thing.”

In his responses, Crane addresses an incident—first detailed by Breitbart News— in which Marco Rubio stood idly by as Crane was ejected from a Gang of Eight press conference for trying to ask a question on behalf of law enforcement.

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February 27, 2016

FACT CHECK: Rubio Lies Four More Times About Breitbart News, ICE Officer on FOX News

Sen. Marco Rubio has doubled down on his smear against immigration law enforcement officers and his attack on Breitbart News.

In a Friday interview on Special Report, Rubio made four demonstrably false declarations to host Bret Baier in under 90 seconds.

1) Rubio implicitly demeaned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Council President Chris Crane by declaring that Crane’s desired changes to the Gang of Eight bill pertained to “labor union stuff” rather than the substantive concerns Crane had about how the bill would negatively impact the safety of the American people.

Crane is an ICE officer of 13 years. He is a former U.S. Marine, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and of the American Legion. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
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has described Crane as “an American hero” for blowing the whistle on immigration corruption. In 2012, after President Obama enacted his first executive amnesty, Crane and several of his fellow officers took action and filed a lawsuit against the President for his lawless amnesty.

Yet Rubio seemed determined to portray Crane in a different light–falsely declaring that Crane’s criticisms were about “more kind of labor union stuff”:

He was not advocating on behalf of ICE, he was advocating on behalf of a federal government labor union that represents those officers. And I have incredible admiration for ICE officers and for what they’re doing. But when he talks about the criticisms that he made, you know, he wasn’t doing it on behalf of the agency. We worked with the agency, we worked with him. He gave us a list of recommendations, many of which I fought for, some of which had nothing to do, but he just wanted more kind of labor union stuff.

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February 25, 2016

Limbaugh on election: American culture ‘under siege’

‘This is a fight between socialism and capitalism, freedom versus tyranny’

There’s another story here, folks, not sure how this is going to be received at the Rubio camp. “Lawmakers are flocking to support Marco Rubio’s White House campaign after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush dropped out of the GOP race on Saturday. A slew of Republicans in Congress who previously backed Bush are moving to support Rubio as he battles GOP rivals Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Rubio’s campaign announced ahead of Tuesday’s caucus in Nevada that Sen. Dean Heller (Nev.) and Rep. Mark Amodei (Nev.) would be backing his campaign.”

And some representatives from Florida that were all Bush backers are now moving over to Rubio. Bob Dole says, “As much as I love John Kasich, you know, Rubio is probably a better candidate. And he’s young.” I guess it means Kasich isn’t, so Bob Dole on ABC — do we have this? Yeah, grab sound bite number 30. I mentioned this earlier. This is Rubio on The O’Reilly Factor last night. Answer this for yourselves, but I’m not sure that this is what on-the-fence, if there are any, conservative primary voters actually want to hear.

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February 20, 2016

Mark Levin: ‘Pretty Damn Rude’ for Marco Rubio to Bail on Conservative Convention… ‘Maybe He Had a Meeting with La Raza’

Sen. Marco Rubio was a no show here at the 2016 Conservative Review convention in Greenville, South Carolina. And it appears that the organizers of the convention had no idea that he was going to bail out on the conference at the last minute.

Mark Levin, a prominent conservative author and Conservative Review’s editor-in-chief, expressed his disappointment in the Republican nominee for President in a press conference following the convention, which was attended by thousands of Republican voters.

A reporter asked Levin, “What do you make of Marco Rubio not being on the schedule?”

“This is a conservative convention. First he said he was coming. Then he didn’t come. So the voters can draw their own conclusions from that,” he answered.

Breitbart News then asked Levin how long ago Rubio committed to coming to the Conservative Review convention, and if reports were true if Rubio sent surrogates Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott to speak on his behalf.

A staffer for the conference confirmed that Rubio had pledged to attend and speak at the conference earlier in the week.

“This isn’t about surrogates speaking. Are they running for President of the United States?” Levin asked. “This is about the candidate speaking.”

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