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  • Rubio on Trump: First a Con Man, Now Better Than Clinton

    08/23/2016 2:01:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/23/2016 | brendan farrington
    A dangerous, erratic, con man with the worst spray tan ever. That's how Sen. Marco Rubio described Donald Trump when they were both seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Now that Trump is the nominee and Rubio is running for re-election, his tone is different. He is no longer criticizing Trump, but he isn't exactly gushing praise. Democrats are trying to make him look like a hypocrite for backing the man he previously said shouldn't have access to nuclear weapon codes, and for jumping back into the Senate race after he said he wouldn't. "Sen. Rubio is actually the real con...
  • Leaked Board Documents: Soros Organization Tried To Buy Supreme Court Ruling On Illegal Immigration

    08/17/2016 7:55:14 PM PDT · by amorphous · 87 replies
    DailyCaller.Com ^ | 17 August 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Open Society Foundations, Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros stated vehicle for progressive social change, orchestrated a well-funded attempt to secure a desired outcome in a U.S. Supreme Court case on illegal immigration enforcement, according to a newly discovered memo between the organizations top U.S. officials and board members. The February 2016 memo was among thousands of internal OSF documents released to the public by anonymous hackers whose stated goal is to shed light on one of the most influential networks operating worldwide. OSF U.S. Programs director Ken Zimmerman and deputy director Andrea Batista Schlesinger co-authored the memo, which is addressed to...
  • Memo: Soros Investments Led To Senate Passage Of Gang Of Eight Immigration Bill

    08/17/2016 5:36:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 60 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    Left-wing billionaire George Soros non-profit network, the Open Society Foundations (OSF), is confident about the future success of its work in the field of immigration activism and may embark on a massive campaign on immigration issues in the near future. Thats according to a candid 62-page document reviewing OSFs work on immigration reform discussed in May at the groups board meeting in Montgomery, Ala. The document, which is one of 2,500 stolen from OSF in a massive hack and released over the weekend, shows that the Soros group believes that its $7.7 million investment in groups pushing for immigration reform...
  • Ayotte down 10 in latest New Hampshire poll (she'll blame Trump, but her voting record is pathetic!)

    08/04/2016 2:51:13 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 70 replies ^ | 8/4/16 | Kelsey Snell
    Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) is trailing her Democratic rival, Gov. Maggie Hassan, by 10 points in what has been one of the tightest Senate races in the country, according to a new poll from WBUR Radio. The poll, which was conducted between July 19 and Aug. 1, shows 50 percent of respondents saying they would vote for Hassan if the election were held today, compared with 40 percent for Ayotte. Ayotte is one of the most vulnerable GOP senators up for reelection in a year in which Republicans can afford to lose only three seats if they hope to maintain...

    07/29/2016 8:26:42 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 38 replies
  • Immigration reformers eye Gang of 8 revival

    07/05/2016 11:12:59 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | July 5,2016 | By SEUNG MIN KIM and BURGESS EVERETT
    Lindsey Graham doesn't sugarcoat his prediction: Republicans are going to get thrashed in the November election, especially among Latinos. And its going to trigger another run at immigration reform in Congress next year, the South Carolina senator says. Ill tell you what Im going to do in 2017, the plainspoken GOP deal maker said in a recent interview. Im going to take the Gang of Eight bill out, dust it off and ask anybody and everybody who wants to work with me to make it better to do so. Graham isn't the only one eyeing a revival of the Gang...
  • New Carlos Beruff ad mocks robotic Marco Rubio

    07/03/2016 2:09:33 PM PDT · by Javeth · 20 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | June 27, 2016 | Adam C. Smith
    If you think "Robot Rubio" faded away after Marco's painful debate in New Hampshire, think again. The Carlos Beruff Senate campaign has resurrected that image of Marco Rubio as a talking points repeater in a new digital ad featuring clips of newly minted Senate candidate Rubio repeatedly declining to make an "unequival" statement promising to fill out a full second term rather than run again for president.
  • Ted Cruz endorses Marco Rubios re-election

    07/03/2016 10:05:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 237 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | June 22, 2016 | Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster
    A onetime opponent is throwing his support behind Marco Rubio. On Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz said he was glad to support Rubio in his re-election bid. Cruz, a Texas Republican, was one of more than a dozen Republicans who ran for president earlier this year. Marco Rubio is a friend and has been an ally in many battles we have fought together in the Senate. Im glad to support him in his bid for re-election, he said in a Facebook post shortly after Rubios announcement. Marco is a tremendous communicator and a powerful voice for the American Dream. At this...
  • Mark Levin Endorses Marco Rubio for Senate, Ron DeSantis for House

    07/01/2016 9:30:13 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 56 replies
    People's Pundit Daily ^ | June 27, 2016 | PPD Elections Staff
    Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin endorsed the reelection bids of Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Ron DeSantis in two key races in Florida. A recent critic of Sen. Rubio during his failed bid for the Republican nomination, Mr. Levin now says Rubio has a solid record and echoed the praises from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a former presidential rival who also endorsed Rubios bid for reelection. I support Senator Marco Rubio for reelection to the U.S. Senate as well, he wrote. The Senator has reversed his position on whether or not to run again, and I see his change...
  • John McCain's desperate flailing in primary against Kelli Ward (and Ryan's against Nehlen)

    06/28/2016 11:09:24 AM PDT · by Javeth · 20 replies
    Gilbert Watch ^ | June 26, 2016 | Patrick O'Malley and Anita Christy
    McCain-Assisting PAC Misleads Voters about Conservative Opponent Kelli Ward... The Arizona Grassroots Action PAC has been running a negative ad about Kelli Ward for weeks on radio stations and FaceBook. The ad claims she failed to support our military with the funding needed to pay the troops. It also claims she sponsored a bill to prevent law enforcement in Arizona from cooperating with the feds to prevent terrorism. Both claims are false.
  • Carlos Beruff already labeling Rubio a 'career politician'

    06/26/2016 11:08:20 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 12 replies ^ | 6/25/16 | Zac Anderson
    It took less than 48 hours for Marco Rubio to nearly clear the field in what had been a crowded GOP U.S. Senate primary. One after another, Republican candidates some who had campaigned for more than a year dropped out last week rather than face Rubio, one of the GOPs leading figures nationwide. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio reversed course this week, and is seeking re-election. The last Republican standing in the way of Rubio claiming the nomination is a brash Manatee County homebuilder who has drawn comparisons to Donald Trump. Carlos Beruff seems determined to fight on regardless...
  • Rubio faces Trump-like challenger in primary (rebuff Marco with Beruff!!)

    06/26/2016 11:00:49 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 23 replies ^ | 6/26/16 | Ben Kamisar
    Only one person stands in the way of Marco Rubio merging from August's Senate primary victorious--and on paper, he looks a lot like Donald Trump Millionaire Carlos Beruff has endorsed Trump, he's espoused some of the same controversial beliefs, they both have allies in Florida Gov. Rick Scott, and hasnt been afraid to pour their millions into their bids. And while Rubio's decision to reverse course and run for reelection this week all-but cleared the field and has made him the heavy favorite, Beruff has refused to go quietly. The voters of Florida can reelect Washingtons candidate, who has consistently...
  • Political Rookie And Trump Backer Could Give Rubio Trouble

    06/26/2016 11:03:35 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 17 replies ^ | 6/26/16 | James Williams
    WASHINGTON - Just last week Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced that he would seek re-election after a long presidential primary battle that saw him finish third to Donald Trump. Now it seems with the August GOP primary coming fast it seems that his biggest challenge on paper, could be someone who looks lot like Donald Trump. We know that there is no love lost between Rubio and the presumptive Republican 2016 presidential nominee. Now enter billionaire Carlos Beruff, who has endorsed Trump, he's espoused some of the same controversial beliefs, and may even have the backing of Florida Gov. Rick...
  • Jeb Bush endorses Marco Rubio for Senate

    06/23/2016 5:56:06 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 36 replies
    It's all a Twitter-official love-fest now:
  • McCain: GOP must 'listen to people' who back Trump

    05/09/2016 11:11:33 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies ^ | 5/8/16 | Dan Friedman
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, broke Sunday with GOP colleagues including ally Lindsey Graham by suggesting Republicans rally behind Donald Trump. "You have to listen to people that have chosen the nominee of our Republican Party," the Arizona senator and 2008 GOP nominee said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday. "I think it would be foolish to ignore them." McCain recently said privately that with Trump as the GOP's nominee, his re-election chances this year in Arizona are in danger. "This may be the race of my life," McCain said at an Arizona fundraiser in April.
  • Mark Levin Sends Warning to Trump and Rubio

    11/13/2015 8:44:12 PM PST · by mbrfl · 429 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11/13/15 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin gave a stern warning to both Donald Trump over his recent attacks on Ben Carson and Marco Rubio for trying to smear Ted Cruz on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, telling them both that their attacks are unacceptable to him. He told Trump that if he continued these reckless personal assaults on Carson, he’d have to affirmatively oppose him. He pretty much said the same to Rubio, pointing out that he simply can’t accept Rubio’s smear attacks on Ted Cruz and that it was his decision to support the Gang of 8 and he would have to...
  • Marco Rubio clings to delegates and hopes for Republican nomination

    04/07/2016 5:57:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 7, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    Sen. Marco Rubio has fought to take the delegates he won to the Republican National Convention in July, leaving him in a position to be a power broker or even, if everything falls into place, to make another run at the top of the partys presidential ticket. Under current rules, he doesnt qualify to be considered for the presidential nomination only Donald Trump has clearly met the threshold so far but if the party starts looking beyond the billionaire businessman, Mr. Rubio could be in line. You can see absolutely how it could play out, said Chris Bravacos,...
  • Rubio makes move to keep all the delegates he won, just in case

    03/30/2016 11:57:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/30/16 | Robert Laurie
    Probably to stop Trump - and we'll explain how that works - but hey, you never know. Usually when candidates announce theyre suspending their campaign, thats a legal term of art that simply means, Im no longer running but I need to be able to still raise money to pay off my campaign debts. In Marco Rubios case, though, maybe he is only suspending it. In this election year theres hardly anyone who can truly be said to be out of the running. And if we do get to a contested convention and the party starts looking for a compromise...
  • Marco Rubios Epic Underachievement [tr]

    03/16/2016 10:56:09 AM PDT · by pogo101 · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | March 16, 2016 | Tim Alberta
    Miami I loved watching Michael Jordan play basketball, because he could do things with the basketball that were not teachable, Whit Ayres, a highly regarded Republican pollster, said in between sips of coffee in a downtown D.C. hotel conference room. Marco Rubio is the Michael Jordan of American politics. It was March 31, 2015, just 13 days before Rubio, long considered the GOPs brightest star, would launch his campaign at the Freedom Tower here in his hometown. Ayres, Rubios polling guru, had written a book with detailed, data-driven prescriptions for Republicans to take back the White House in 2016....
  • Rubio denies getting our before Florida...but his turnout tells a different story

    03/09/2016 9:38:14 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 50 replies
    March 9. 2016 | Jeff Head
    Rubio announced Wednesday night on Fox that he is not dropping out of the race before Florida. "No. I am not dropping out, I am fighting all the way through. Were going to win Florida...and this election changes completely, and it gives us the momentum to go forward to win the nomination." But apparently someone forgot to tell the people Rubio turnout for at Hialeah stadium in southeast Florida. When he attends such rallies, it has to be obvious to him. Meanwhile, Trump, who is leading in the polls is getting these types of turnouts in Flrida. 'nuff said.
  • Rubio: 'I am not dropping out of this race'

    03/09/2016 8:44:32 PM PST · by Red Steel · 81 replies
    Hill ^ | March 09, 2016, 11:17 pm | Cheryl Segal
    Presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Thursday night insisted he is not dropping out of the GOP primary, despite reports that he was considering doing so just days before his home state's primary. Asked by Fox News's Megyn Kelly if he was preparing to drop out, the junior senator from Florida said, "No. I am not dropping out, I am fighting all the way through. Were going to win Florida." He added that reports of him dropping out before Tuesday's winner-take-all primary in Florida, which will award 99 delegates, are "100 percent, categorically false." "We win Florida on Tuesday and this...
  • Rubio regrets attacks; My kids 'embarrassed'

    03/09/2016 4:34:51 PM PST · by dirtboy · 137 replies
    MSN ^ | 3/9/2016 | none specified
    Marco Rubio regrets his personal attacks against Donald Trump, he told MSNBC Wednesday. "In terms of things that have to do with personal stuff, yeah, at the end of the day it's not something I'm entirely proud of," Rubio told the network in an excerpt of a town hall airing Wednesday night. "My kids were embarrassed by it, and if I had to do it again I wouldn't." Rubio had previously shied away from direct confrontation with Trump, but he burst out of the gate in the last debate before Super Tuesday by emptying the opposition research file against Trump....
  • Insider Reveals Salem Media Was Part of The Coordinated Gang-of-Eight Manipulation

    03/08/2016 12:46:55 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 21 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/7/2016 | sundance
    A few months ago we shared the entire back story of how the legislative gang-of-eight amnesty bill was structured and blocked at the last minute. After that revealing information was disclosed, research also identified a hidden corporate agenda within Fox News to promote the Amnesty agenda. Then last week, another story emerged within the New York Times showcasing how various conservative radio hosts were also lobbied, and recruited, to push a more favorable narrative for the Washington DC objectives. All of the activity was kept from the consuming audience by the participants all of them attempted to justify their...
  • Marco Rubio Campaign in Disarray as Questions Forcibly Surface

    03/08/2016 6:21:54 AM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 169 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/7/2016 | Matthew Boyle
    FULL TITLE: Marco Rubio Campaign in Disarray as Questions Forcibly Surface About His Viability as Presidential Candidate ----- The presidential campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is in disarray as the first-term Florida Senators window of opportunity for the White House seems to be slamming shut. Questions about his supposed viability as a presidential candidate forcefully surface, even inside his own inner circle, amid horrendous performances by the establishment-backed candidate. CNNs Jamie Gangel and Tal Kolpan reported late Monday: A battle is being waged within Florida Sen. Marco Rubios campaign about whether he should even remain in the Republican presidential...
  • The Rubiobots Malfunction

    03/06/2016 11:38:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Lawyers, Guns & Money ^ | March 7, 2016 | Scott Lemieux
    More reviews are in! "They have no infrastructure," said Scott Reed, who is unaffiliated with any campaign but serves as the chief political strategist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "His campaign hasn't been able to keep up with his candidacy. . . . They don't have the operation in the states to help him get over the top. He should be a finalist going all the way to California, and he's not." [...] But Rubio's game plan ran into reality -- the #MarcoMentum strategy, as it's been dubbed on social media, was covering up massive deficiencies inside the states that were...
  • Marco Rubios Career Bedeviled by Financial Struggles

    03/04/2016 8:44:00 AM PST · by dmzTahoe · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | 06/09/2015 | Eder and Barbaro
    This is an article from last summer, but very, very relevant today. "...These were not isolated incidents. A review of the Rubio familys finances including many new documents reveals a series of decisions over the past 15 years that experts called imprudent: significant debts; a penchant to spend heavily on luxury items like the boat and the lease of a $50,000 2015 Audi Q7; a strikingly low savings rate, even when Mr. Rubio was earning large sums; and inattentive accounting that led to years of unpaid local government fees. Mr. Rubio has acknowledged missteps: using personal credit cards...
  • Rubio Scams Florida College and Floridians... another No-Show job!

    03/04/2016 8:53:54 AM PST · by dmzTahoe · 17 replies
    NBC News ^ | Feb 04, 2016 | Alex Jaffe
    I missed this, from a month ago... but needs to be made loud and clear. ..."Marco Rubio has received plenty of attention - and criticism - for skipping Senate hearings and votes as he campaigns for his White House bid. But this isn't the first job where Rubio has taken heat for failing to go all in. Documents and records obtained by NBC News suggest that as a visiting professor at Florida International University, he worked less than 10 hours a week and missed three-in-10 classes during his first semester of teaching - all while making more than most part-time...
  • Rubio Voted To EXPEDITE Legalizing Illegal Aliens In 1999

    03/03/2016 8:03:19 PM PST · by isthatyoujohnwayne3 · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 3 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Marco Rubio requested and voted for a West Miami city resolution in 1999 that urged the U.S. government to speed up processing of applications by Nicaraguan, Cuban, and Haitian illegal immigrants for permanent resident status, documents obtained by The Daily Caller reveal.
  • Pro-LGBT Agenda Billionaire to Lead Marco Rubio Finance Team

    03/03/2016 5:49:13 PM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 3, 2016 | Austin Rose
    In a move that will inevitably cause deep concern among social conservative voters, it is reported that billionaire Paul Singer will be named finance chairman of the Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) campaign. Singer is infamous among social conservatives for funding pro-homosexual initiatives at the state level, nationally, and even internationally.
  • ICE Spokesman: Rubio Defended Violent Gangs, Sex Offenders

    03/02/2016 3:56:24 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 6 replies
    Patriot News Daily ^ | 2/29/2016 | Staff
    At a Donald Trump rally in Madison, Alabama on Sunday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council President Chris Crane told the crowd that Marco Rubio was not fit to be president. Lambasting Rubios Gang of Eight bill, Crane said Americans could expect complete amnesty for illegal immigrants if the Florida senator won the election. Senator Rubios Gang of Eight bill provides amnesty for almost everyone illegally in the United States, Crane said. It included special provisions to protect members of violent street gangs, some sex offenders, aliens convicted of assault and assault of police offenders, criminals convicted of theft, identity theft,...
  • Rubio's Lies on Immigration

    03/02/2016 2:05:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | March 2, 2016 | John M. Ellis
    At the February 25 debate in Houston, Marco Rubio revisited an issue that had first come up at the previous debate. On February 13, Ted Cruz said that Marco Rubio told Spanish television he would not rescind President Obama's illegal executive amnesty on his first day in office, and Rubio responded that Cruz was lying. The transcript is unambiguous: Cruz had spoken accurately. And so it was disconcerting when on February 25 Rubio insisted that "I said very clearly on Spanish television... I said it will end in my first day in office as president."[SNIP]On February 13, Rubio's memory could...
  • Marco Rubio doesn't seem to know he's losing

    03/01/2016 10:18:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Vox ^ | March 1, 2016 | German Lopez
    Marco Rubio has won zero primary states so far. Donald Trump has so far won most of the states. Even Ted Cruz has won more than Rubio -- with Iowa, Texas, and Oklahoma now under his belt. If anything, Super Tuesday seems to have solidified Trump and Cruz's leads on Rubio. Yet Rubio keeps claiming that he's somehow going to turn all of this around and win the nomination. In his speech on Tuesday, Rubio claimed: Five days ago, we began to explain to the American people that Donald Trump is a con artist. And in just five days, we...
  • *VANITY* Anyone see Rubio on with Kelly and Baire earlier?

    03/01/2016 8:41:59 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 64 replies
    03-01-2016 | Me
    Can't begin to tell you how many times he repeated himself. Then, telling the hosts how he was going to win Florida despite being down 20 pts to Trump. Then, saying Trump's erosion was showing tonight. Oh, and did anyone notice the white spittle ball on the right side of his mouth. I seriously think he needed a shot of H20 but optd not to based on that last debacle he had with the water bottle. What a lying POS he is.
  • Limbaugh et al. exposed "gaslighting" audiences for illegal amnesty advocates?!?!~

    02/28/2016 1:58:10 AM PST · by vikingrinn · 221 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 02/28/2016 | sundance
    "We already knew the aspect of Fox News via Rupert Murdoch, Roger Ailes, Sean Hannity and Bill OReilly meeting with Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio capturing promises to deliver favorable opinion for immigration reform. Outlined HERE We also knew, and wrote about how Fox Executives manipulated program content (including the blacklisting of amnesty critics) to support the collective agenda. However, we did not know how far the scope of the influence was extended, nor did we know Rush Limbaugh was a direct participant willing to defraud his audience. We also did not know that Laura Ingraham...
  • Video: Disney Workers Assail Rubio in Front of Thousands

    02/29/2016 5:47:59 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 13 replies ^ | February 29
    At Donald Trumps Sunday rally at Madison City Stadium, two of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)s own constituentsformer Disney workers Leo Perrero and Dena Mooredetailed 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 theyd 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...
  • Victims of illegal immigrant violence tell GOP to reject Marco Rubio

    02/29/2016 10:41:47 AM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    The Wasnington Times ^ | February 29, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Victims of illegal immigrant violence released a letter Monday demanding Republican voters reject Sen. Marco Rubios presidential campaign, saying he made himself unacceptable by pushing for amnesty in 2013. The inconvenient truth is that we have been betrayed by politicians, the letter, from the Remembrance Project said. More than three dozen people whose relatives were killed by illegal immigrants signed onto the letter. We do not want other families to die at the hands of illegal aliens, the victims wrote. We are pleading with the Republican voter: Reject Rubio. Send a message to every politician in Washington D.C.: if you...
  • Durbin: Gang of 8 Rubio blocked bid to protect U.S. workers, limit H-1B visas

    02/28/2016 1:33:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 26, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    As a member of the controversial "Gang of Eight" working up comprehensive immigration reform three years ago, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio blocked bipartisan efforts to reform the worker visa program to make sure American workers get first dibs on jobs, according to a top Senate Democrat. At a hearing on H-1B worker visas Thursday, Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois said that "a junior senator from Florida" fought to kill visa changes in the legislation that would have limited the ability of firms to replace American workers with cheaper foreign labor. "In 2013, I was part of the Gang of Eight....
  • A Respectful Appeal to Trump Supporters

    02/26/2016 5:55:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 167 replies ^ | February 26, 2016 | David Limbaugh
    As a Reagan conservative this is a particularly difficult primary season. We finally have what many of us consider a near-perfect candidate on the issues at a perfect time in our history, but obstacles persist. Admittedly, it's not like America got in this desperate condition accidentally. For decades, we have been electing leaders who have been undermining the American dream, and in the last two presidential elections the majority has virtually furnished what could be the final nails in the nation's coffin. Thankfully, Obama had reverse coattails. His agenda was decisively rejected in both the 2010 and 2014 congressional elections,...
  • USCIS Backs Up ICE: 'God Forbid' Rubio Gets Elected, He's a 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'

    02/25/2016 1:26:26 PM PST · by MLL · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/25/2016 | Julia Hahn
    In a bombshell hours before the Republican Presidential debate, officers for a second immigration agency are now warning America against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and are indicating support for GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. Ken Palinkas--who served as the President of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Council during the Gang of Eight fight and is now a local chapter president for USCIS officers--weighed in on the fight between America's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and Sen. Rubio. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Palinkas detailed the dangers a Rubio Administration would pose to national security and...
  • EXCLUSIVE: ICE Officer to Rubio: ‘You Lied to American Public Challenges Him to Meet

    02/23/2016 10:16:36 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 23, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Council President Chris Crane is issuing a challenge to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)following Rubio's attack on the officer. In an email to Rubio's campaign -- an exclusive copy of which is being provided to Breitbart News -- Crane challenges Rubio to meet so that ICE Officer Crane can present Rubio with his badge and his credentials. Crane represents America's ICE officers and is an ICE officer himself. "You recently lied to the American public on FOX news regarding my current status and career as both an ICE Agent and Officer," Crane writes in his email...
  • On Eve of South Carolina Vote, Nation’s ICE Officers Detail How Marco Rubio Betrayed Them

    02/19/2016 6:52:33 PM PST · by MLL · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/19/2016 | Juliana Hahn
    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 Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 79% as Crane sought to protect the nation's ICE officers and national security. Crane was...
  • Rubio Hardens Position on Immigration After Cruz's Challenge(Anybody Freepr believe him?)

    02/19/2016 2:39:17 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 14 replies
    newsmax ^ | 2/19/16
    In a hardening of his position, Marco Rubio told CNN on Thursday that he'd immediately "get rid of" a 2012 executive program by President Barack Obama to temporarily let young undocumented people brought to the U.S. stay and work. The program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has shielded some 650,000 young people from deportation. "I said that DACA has to go away and that it will," Rubio told Jake Tapper in an interview. "I will, on my first day in office, get rid of it because it's unconstitutional. I was against it when the president did...
  • Marco Rubio Says Cops Racist Against Blacks & He, Too Has Felt ‘Sting of Racism’(uses race card)

    02/18/2016 5:09:19 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 66 replies
    breitbart ^ | 2/18/16 | j hahn
    In a CNN townhall, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) may have raised eyebrows by siding with the common progressive claim that systemic racism in America’s police departments is victimizing black Americans. During Wednesday’s townhall, a questioner asked Rubio about race relations in the United States. Although the voter’s question made no mention whatsoever of law enforcement or the police, Rubio was quick to use it as an opportunity to question the racial attitudes of American police. Rubio then proceeded to cite accounts of police targeting minorities. “You talk about race relations, it’s a difficult issue in this country,” Rubio said, “And...
  • New Cruz ad eviscerates Rubio using Obama's words on Gang of 8

    02/18/2016 5:40:41 PM PST · by springwater13 · 39 replies
    I will give credit where credit is due. This is a masterstroke of an attack ad against Rubio. Video at link.
  • Jeff Sessions: Rubio Rewriting History, Gang of Eight Bill Nearly Became Law Until Cantor Lost Race

    02/17/2016 10:09:25 PM PST · by detective · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Feb 2016 | by Julia Hahn
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)rejects Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) latest attempt to rewrite history on the Gang of Eight immigration bill. Contrary to Rubio's stunning claim that his Senate-passed plan was "not headed towards becoming law," Sessions says that Rubio's amnesty plan "was on the verge of being passed. Paul Ryan had the votes to get it passed."
  • Rubio: Man-Boy Candidate Promises Less of the Same

    02/16/2016 10:40:50 AM PST · by OddLane · 6 replies
    Ricochet ^ | February 16, 2016 | David deeble
    While a boy's face on a man's body may be the romantic ideal for some, it serves only to reinforce Republican primary voters skepticism about Sen. Marco Rubio's lack of skepticism about government interventionism. The Florida senator's political instincts have led him to believe, among other things, that the US immigration crisis can only be addressed through comprehensive reform, a mutually-exclusive term favored by pundits, progressives, and soft values Republicans like Rubio.
  • Interview Transcript Proves Rubio Promised en Espanol He’d Keep Executive Amnesty in Place

    02/15/2016 11:37:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | February 14, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    In what could arguably be seen as another debate debacle for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), the Florida Senator seemed to confirm Phyllis Schlafly's assertion that he is "back to his old ways" of deceiving conservatives on immigration. In response to attacks leveled against him by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rubio made a demonstrably and provably false declaration about his position on President Obama's executive amnesty. Rubio even accused Cruz of "telling lies" about his position on executive amnesty- even though nationally-televised video footage of Marco Rubio confirms Cruz's allegation, and reveals that Rubio lied in front of a nation-wide viewing...
  • Sessions: Rubio’s Recollection of Gang of Eight Isn’t What I Remember

    02/15/2016 10:44:48 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 February, 2016 | Breitbart TV
    On Monday’s “Mark Levin Show,” Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) 80% disputed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 79% ’s (R-FL) claims regarding the passage battle of the 2013 Gang of Eight immigration bill. After he was asked about the Gang of Eight bill, Sessions said that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 97% , along with him and others, opposed the bill, and offered amendments to try and kill the bill. He added that Cruz was effective in lobbying members of the House against the bill. Sessions further stated that he doesn’t remember Rubio’s recollection that the House was going to improve the Gang...
  • Rubio: 'Gang of 8' immigration bill never meant to pass

    02/15/2016 1:57:33 PM PST · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 15, 2016 | Tim Devaney
    GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Monday said a controversial immigration reform bill he helped negotiate in 2013 was never meant to pass the Congress. As a member of the so-called "Gang of 8," the Florida senator negotiated an immigration compromise between Republicans and Democrats. But the bill never made it past conservatives in the House who complained it provided a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Rubio has taken criticism from fellow GOP presidential candidates for his role in the immigration package. On Monday, he suggested the bill was for show and he never expected House Republicans to go...
  • Interview Transcript Proves Rubio Promised Hispanics en Espanol He'd Keep Exec Amnesty in Place

    02/14/2016 2:34:21 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 14, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    ..."In response to attacks leveled against him by Sen. Ted Cruz, Rubio made a demonstrably and provably false declaration about his position on President Obama's executive amnesty. Rubio even accused Cruz of "telling lies" about his position on executive amnesty-even though nationally-televised video footage of Marco Rubio confirms Cruz's allegation, and reveals that Rubio lied in front of a nation-wide viewing audience during tonight's debate.Cruz said:"Marco right now supports citizenship for 12 million people here illegally. I oppose citizenship...Marco has a long record when it comes to amnesty. In the state of Florida, as Speaker of the House,he supported in-state...