Skip to comments.Rubio joins GOP colleagues for Obama dinner at White House
Posted on 04/10/2013 4:17:58 PM PDT by JohnPDuncan
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) joined President Obama for his second closed-door dinner with Senate Republicans on Wednesday.
Rubio had been invited but had not committed for most of the day of the dinner. The Florida Republican's office said immigration meetings might get in the way of him going to the dinner, but later said he would attend.
Besides Rubio, Sens. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), John Boozman (Ark.), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Crapo (Idaho), Mike Enzi (Wyo.), Deb Fisher (Neb.), Orrin Hatch (Utah), Johnny Isackson (Ga.), Pat Roberts (Kan.), John Thune (S.D.) Roger Wicker (Miss.) dined with Obama.
Obama's first meeting with Senate Republicans, last month, did not result in any new policy breakthroughs but senators left the meeting feeling more optimistic about possibly brooking a deal on deficit reduction.
After Wednesday night's dinner Obama will have not met with 21 Senate Republicans. They are: John Barrasso (Wyo.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Thad Cochran (Miss.), John Cornyn (Texas), Ted Cruz (Texas), Jeff Flake (Ariz.), Chuck Grassley (Iowa), Dean Heller (Nev.), Jim Inhofe (Okla.), Mark Kirk (Ill.), Mike Lee (Utah), Mitch McConnell (Ky.), Jerry Moran (Ky.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman (Ohio), Jim Risch (Idaho), Tim Scott (S.C.), Jeff Sessions (Ala.), Richard Shelby (Ala.) and David Vitter (La.).
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Gang of Eight Rubio can kiss his presidential run goodbye. It’s DOA!
If they try and ram that through I will not be happy.
Rubio has really grown in office. Before long, he will be fighting Graham for the role as McCain’s Monica Lewinsky.
He counts on us holding our noses again, because when election time rolls around, we always do. Well, I’m not afraid anymore. Let the Democrats do their worst and let’s just get it over with. The Republicans will just make it a longer, slower death.
If they get amnesty through, it won’t even be slower. Amnesty is certain instant death for the GOP.
True. I still don’t know what’s up with the Republicans on that issue. They are delusional if they think they’ll ever get those votes, and what good is access to cheap labor when the left has the power to destroy capitalism?
Keep your enemies closer!!
Marco is fine. He isn’t fooled by the Assclown.
Hope they don’t trade their rights for a bowl of thin gruel.
Folks...if you still support Marco Rubio.....you are not a conservative
Hope you like that Illegal Alien Amnesty Rubio got cooking
Are you surprised?
Obama must be sick of them. They’re his biggest opposition.
It is our patriotic duty to walk away from the GOP.
It is our patriotic duty to walk away from the GOP.
Anyone who doesn’t think a Third Party is on the way is delusional.
The fact that he is participating in this gang of 8, making laws behind closed doors, tells me all I need to know. He is violating the core tenants of our republic. All legislation should be in the open, not in a back room like they did with the obsmacare bill. He is dead to me!!
Rubio is not fooled by Obama he Just breaks bread with him.
Please make it stop!
The only guy I want meeting with Zero is Mark Levin.
Agreed...The Tea Party got him elected and now he joins the RINO camp.
I’d like to be a fly on the wall in that room.
I’m listening to him now.
Hey Marco, I’ve changed my mind about that water drinking trick you did on TV. You really DID look stupid.
Frankly, anyone that participates in any of the “gangs”, or kisses Obama’s butt....... are simply not worthy of my vote.
Elephinos stink as much as Donkeys!
“The only guy I want meeting with Zero is Mark Levin.”
I couldn’t agree with you more.
"CLIMB on board Marco, there's plenty where this came from"
Bring a long spoon.
Cool. Our Texas Senators choose to sup elsewhere.
Rubio is a fraud. I will never support anyone in a secret “Gang of...”
It is over. Conservatives need to realize that the Party sold out a long time ago. Although the GOP has never been a great counter balance to the Democrat socialists there was a time that it was a reasonable restraint. Those days are over and now it is time to decide whether we want to be moderate Democrats or do we want to form a Conservative Party and stick to our convictions.
Never was a fan of that smirking baby-faced smooth talker.
You are correct. Rubio is not fooled by Obama. He agrees with Obama.
You wouldn’t be on the wall but dear leaders forehead.
That’a exactly what I said when we were left with Romney :p
It seems that Obemba has read the FBI files on those senators.
They will all cave.
Rubio's DC office says the calls are 50-50 (???).
>>>>> 202-224-3041 <<<<<
Doesn't matter if you're not a FL resident. Please call him.
// Marco is fine. He isnt fooled by the Assclown. //
I would love to think you are right. Unfortunately, that may not be true. He’s not come out on Toomey-Manchin, which is a disasterous foot-in-the-door encroachment.
Call Rubio’s DC office: 202 - 224 - 3041, let me know what the person tells you; I’d like to compare it w/what I was told. Thanks.
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