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Rubio Helps Kill Amendment Requiring Border Fence He Claims to Support
http://www.breitbart.com ^ | 061813 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 06/18/2013 5:25:46 PM PDT by Fred

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said late Tuesday that he supports securing the United States border with Mexico with a double-tiered fence but voted against an amendment to the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill that would have required exactly that.

Rubio and his fellow Gang of Eight Republicans helped the Democrats kill an amendment from Sen. John Thune (R-SD) that would have required the double-tiered fence be built, as current law requires, before amnesty was granted to America’s at least 11 million illegal immigrants. The only other Republican to vote against the amendment was Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

“I support Senator Thune’s efforts to require completion of double layered border fencing,” Rubio said in a statement after voting against the amendment. “Properly deployed, these fences have proven highly effective in limiting illegal crossings. That is why the current bill requires $1.5 billion be spent specifically on a border fence plan."

"However, his amendment does not detail a specific border plan," Rubio claimed. "Therefore, I opposed his amendment and instead continue to work with my Republican colleagues to arrive at a new measure that improves on the significant border security measures already in the bill.”

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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1 posted on 06/18/2013 5:25:46 PM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/06/18/Rubio-I-support-border-security-fence-so-I-voted-against-it


2 posted on 06/18/2013 5:26:13 PM PDT by Fred (http://arkancide.com)
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To: Fred

No biggie folks. It’s only a lesser evil. I’m sure you understand. Democrats are worse after all...


3 posted on 06/18/2013 5:26:57 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Fred

Marco Rubio—Senator from Mexico


4 posted on 06/18/2013 5:27:54 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Fred

Los Gangstas de Ocho have no intention of stopping the foreign national invasion. In fact, their poke in the eye bill is only going to turn the invasion into a stampede.


5 posted on 06/18/2013 5:28:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: Fred

Marco wants a plan for the fence he just doesn’t actually want the fence. :-)


6 posted on 06/18/2013 5:29:17 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Fred

Poke him with a fork, he’s done.


7 posted on 06/18/2013 5:29:43 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Fred

We have only one party now in this country . . . the democratic party . . . that’s all . . .


8 posted on 06/18/2013 5:30:10 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Los Gangstas de Ocho = Las Conchas de Ocho


9 posted on 06/18/2013 5:32:05 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: laweeks

And a whole bunch more on the right that can’t wait to vote for more of it as long as they ‘win’.


10 posted on 06/18/2013 5:32:11 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Fred

This crap is really messed up. Rather than safeguard America, they are all about getting the illegals what they want asap with nothing to delay it, no matter what the reason.

Yet Americans have always favored securing the border first.


11 posted on 06/18/2013 5:32:15 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Fred

When you stoop to selling out with the likes of Lisa Merkowski, you have officially hit the bottom of the barrel. This is the vote that the old GOP turncoat, Charlie Crist, would have made.

What an enormous mistake!


12 posted on 06/18/2013 5:32:29 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Fred

rubio ought to be dead to anyone calling themselves a conservative, by now.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 5:33:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Fred
"However, his amendment does not detail a specific border plan," Rubio claimed. "Therefore, I opposed his amendment and instead continue to work with my Republican colleagues

The RINO is talking out of both sides of his mouth, still.

14 posted on 06/18/2013 5:34:08 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Fred

Rubio actually believes if you give these cockroaches amnesty that they will vote Republican..he is only fooling himself..the Dems are laughing at him, behind his back and even to his face he’s just too stupid to see it..Dems want the border open for one simple reason, more Dem voters coming in, why Rubio wants it, some idiotic notion that they will vote Republican


15 posted on 06/18/2013 5:35:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Fred; wita

Good thing Rubio’s a Republican. Think of how much worse it would be were he a Democrat! </S>


16 posted on 06/18/2013 5:36:57 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: Fred

Wow this turncoat has gone full-libtard.


17 posted on 06/18/2013 5:37:25 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey NSA Goon watching FR... Suck this - > |=====>)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Why? plenty of them were told by people who knew him on sites across the net what he really was and they rushed to vote for him. To this day there are Freepers defending him and making excuses for Levin/Rush’s refusal to condemn him.

People are getting what they asked for and now they are upset.

Imagine my surprise. Maybe next time they will remember principles do matter and ‘purists’ are not the problem. I feel horrible for America, but not for the willfully ignorant.


18 posted on 06/18/2013 5:37:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Secret Agent Man

Rubio sure played Florida conservatives for suckers...


19 posted on 06/18/2013 5:39:13 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Fred

“I actually did vote for the fence before I voted against it.”


20 posted on 06/18/2013 5:39:47 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: BlueStateRightist

And let us not forget all the Freepers who argued with many of us as to why we couldn’t build a fence and embraced Perry’s virtual BS.

Surely they support this decision today.


21 posted on 06/18/2013 5:41:48 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Be prepared for the RNC to push a Rubio/Christie ticket. They have decided the best course is to become dimocratic light, but the result will be the GOP will become extinct.


22 posted on 06/18/2013 5:43:13 PM PDT by 21st Century Crusader
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To: Fred

Rubio is on the same side of the fence as La Raza.


23 posted on 06/18/2013 5:44:11 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Fred

I don’t take kindly to being lied to.


24 posted on 06/18/2013 5:44:32 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Fred
Never Forget!
25 posted on 06/18/2013 5:48:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I think you’ve got it exactly. He has learned to slice and dice the word away from it’s most common definition. At least we see this now, vs at the next Rep. Convention in 2016.


26 posted on 06/18/2013 5:53:57 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Mortrey

He ought to just change his name to represent the senaturds he emulates.

Marco McSchumer


27 posted on 06/18/2013 5:54:17 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: jazusamo

“However, his amendment does not detail a specific border plan,” Rubio claimed. “Therefore, I opposed his amendment and instead continue to work with my Republican colleagues.”

Here is the border plan in a nut shell. Figure the southern border is 700 miles long or 1200 kilometers. At approximately 2 million a kilometer (that’s how much Israel spend on their fence) that comes out to approximately 23 billion.

It will take approximately 3 years to construct. So we can figure a couple of things. 1) Get rid of agricultural subsidies that the Rats are proposing pays the entire bill in one shot. 2) It is 2.5% of the stimulus. Probably easy to find in waste alone.

Senator Rubio. There is your plan. Want to offer Amnesty, well here it is. Have the illegals build the fence.


28 posted on 06/18/2013 5:54:21 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Fred

Try this on for size.

Rubio will get this passed, switch to DemonRat before 2016, and challenge Hitlary for the DemonRat Nomination. ChrispyChristie will switch and take the VP Slot from either one.

Sometimes I hate my crystal ball.

Gunner


29 posted on 06/18/2013 5:55:25 PM PDT by weps4ret (Republicans are suffering from Testicular Atrophy!!!)
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To: Fred

Just a year or two ago the neocons and their IRS co-coworkers were telling all he was the new conservative political celebrity super duper guy...A rising star...

Blap

This would give Tokyo Rose a belly laugh..

Who are these fanatics that treat government hacks as celebrities and rising “stars”?


30 posted on 06/18/2013 5:58:21 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Fred

bttt


31 posted on 06/18/2013 5:58:26 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Fred

http://therightscoop.com/full-interview-mark-levin-goes-rounds-with-paul-ryan-on-immigration-reform/


32 posted on 06/18/2013 6:03:48 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Not just the IRS, what about ATF, OSHA, EPA and other big govt groups)
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To: Fred

My wife and daughter just finished watching “Pretty Little Liars”... why do I think Marco Rubio is pushing for a guest appearance?


33 posted on 06/18/2013 6:06:40 PM PDT by Texican72
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To: Fred

Rubio must be modeling himself after former rival Crist, who is expecting to reclaim the governorship in 2014. Or maybe he’s Jebbie’s wife long lost cousin.


34 posted on 06/18/2013 6:18:33 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: ConservativeInPA
Los Gangstas de Ocho = Las Conchas de Ocho

las Putas de ocho

35 posted on 06/18/2013 6:36:15 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: Fred

Rubio drank Shmuck Chumers kool aid and became the Repub stalking horse for the wetback lobby. Chuck destroyed Marco’s career as a Repub and furthered his goal of bringing in millions of new RAT voters.


36 posted on 06/18/2013 6:47:29 PM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: USS Alaska

mariquita? I’m going for the 8 pussies. I pride myself in not knowing spanish too well. :)


37 posted on 06/18/2013 6:48:14 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Fred; All

Marco La Raza Rubio is Hispanic Ku Klux Klan Racist....anyone still pandering to this Anti-American stooge is not a conservative...not much of an American, either


38 posted on 06/18/2013 7:24:46 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Don't Blame Me For La Raza Rubio....I Voted For Alex Snitker)
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To: Secret Agent Man
I said it over a year ago; Rubio is, and never has been anything but a stealth democrat.
He put on the trappings of a conservative as camoflage only to get elected.
So how many of you want to run him for Senor El Presidente now?
39 posted on 06/18/2013 8:31:22 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: 21st Century Crusader

If that happens I hope the Tea Party will organize to take over the opposition.


40 posted on 06/18/2013 8:34:18 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: laweeks

It’s the global party and it’s motto is “Screw the US. What’s in it for me?”


41 posted on 06/18/2013 8:43:54 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: 5th MEB

Rubio Rand 2070! Let’s do it~!


42 posted on 06/18/2013 8:45:45 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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43 posted on 06/19/2013 12:11:09 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Fred

RUBIO is a LYING FRAUD!!!!


44 posted on 06/19/2013 4:10:15 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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