Skip to comments.Gingrich: Marco Rubio Will Be on the Short List For Anybody Who Becomes our Nominee
Posted on 09/24/2011 12:42:07 PM PDT by Talkradio03
At the Republican Presidential Straw Poll Event being held today in Orlando, Florida. Gingrich talked (this afternoon)about Republican Vice Presidential candidates, he says he's known Rubio long before he became Florida Speaker of the House and he would be on the short-list for all of our candidates, including his. Video
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But I don't even think we need Rubio to win in Florida anymore
I do think Pubs ought to look again at Newt before just caving into the DC establ. Newt’s new Contract might generate enough thought by Indies et al that they too would consider him. He is not only brilliant but a real American patriot.
Cain/Rubio IMHO are UNBEATABLE. Both come from humble beginnings. Both have little to no baggage. Both are amazingly articulate honest focused and speak from their heart. We have got to stop the MSM train of Romney Perry. All Cain needs is face time and money. Heaven equals an Obama Cain debate. Can you imagine a debate between Biden and Rubio ?
Great choice. One worked for The Federal Reserve and the other is pro-open borders. Many in FL know Rubio’s record in the FL House in blocking an AZ type law.
I would never voted for anyone who worked for the Fed or Goldman Sachs.
Well, that does it for me. IF Newt is this unaware the guy can’t legally be VP...then again my original thoughts of Newt remain the same. He’s fun to watch in the debates...but he isn’t fit to be president.
Newt''s the Merlin of the Republican Party.
He certainly would warrant a prestigious cabinet position at the very least.
I disagree. A freshman senator next in line for president??? Yeah, freshman senators make such great executives!
If Newt said it, it just makes me suspicious of Rubio. lol
If Rubio was born here and his parent was legally here, that is probably the working decision the supremes would use for “natural born.”. I am scared the supremes at this point would even rule an anchor baby to be a NBC. But I will settle for a person born here to at least one legal resident. I think that’s the best we will get.
( I still think Obama was born in Canada to a non citizen and a teen too young to confer USA citizenship)
And neither does Marco Rubio...2 citizen parents is the key...founders intent and court cases confirmed that. IF Rubio is truly a man who takes his oath to the constitution seriously...he needs to blow this out of the water.
I would love to see some push to have southern representation in the WH. The dixie states have been a very reliable voting block, but the last Republican to even be on the ticket from Dixie was Andrew Johnson, under Lincoln. And the Republican party has never had a nominee for President from Dixie. It would be nice to see if someone from a southern state could shake things up.
As a Texan, I dont consider Texas to be part of “The South.” There is a lot of Texas, especially in the piney woods, that is southern, but Texas can also be considered western, plains, or even midwest. I would like to see a Texas push in the House though.
How about Newt for Press Secretary. Just to see him answer questions everyday.
I thought he wasn’t a Natural Born Citizen....don’t tell me that we are going to be like the Democrats and ignore that. Soon we will be electing a guy who was not even born in the U.S. (besides Obama). I am talking a guy who says he was born in Mexico and is running and wins. The founders wanted two generations of Americans before allowing to run. This is true right?
We could hold the WH for the next 16 years with Rubio as VP.
I’m with you on this. We don’t need another presidential or vice-presidential candidate whose natural born citizenship is in question. Born of two U.S. citizen parents and born in the U.S.A. That’s it. Bright line.
I’m suprised that Newt does not realize Marco Rubio, good guy that he is is not a natural born citizen. He is not eligible to be VP or President. If they try to put him on the ticket its going to cause a bru ha ha and more lawsuits. Not good for Republicans.
In my view, Marco Rubio is no more qualified to be President or Vice President than Hussein was when he was immaculated. I like Marco Rubio right where he is, and I look forward to enough older Senators retiring that the day comes when Marco is one of the Senior Republican leaders in the Senate.
We need to send him reinforcements, not take him away from the job he was elected to do.
Marco Antonio Rubio
May 28, 1971 (1971-05-28) (age 40)
I disagree. There is more rock star shine on Rubio than there is substance. He has made some disturbing statements and moves in his 9 month tenure as Senator. In a Meet the Press appearance, he opposed the Ryan plan when it was first unveiled. He was one of the first on board -— along with Lieberman, Graham and McCain -— to agree with Ubama in “recognizing” the NTC in Libya as the legitimate government. These, and other moves, lead me to conclude that he is not as bright as first surmised, has no clear and steady convictions, and is alarmingly immature re foreign policy.