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  • How Marco Rubio lost his tea party credibility

    09/02/2013 7:20:27 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 32 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/1/13 | MARC CAPUTO
    Marco Rubio once looked like the Republican savior over immigration. Now, to some conservatives, he seems as trustworthy as a door-to-door salesman. From the right-wing talk-show hosts to local activists at town halls, many conservatives say they’re upset that Rubio’s talk and deeds conflict over comprehensive immigration reform. “The problem is he sold this based on talking points,” said Jason Hoyt, an Orlando tea party activist, summing up the discomfort many conservatives have with the Florida Republican senator. “He had four or five talking points, which sounded pretty good,” Hoyt said. “But then we saw the bill, and it was...
  • ICE union president: Rubio ‘directly misled law enforcement’

    06/23/2013 11:28:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 99 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/24/13 | Caroline May
    In advance of a critical vote Monday on a border security deal offered by Republican Sens. Bob Coker and John Hoeven, the president of the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement union urged senators to vote ‘no’ on the amendment. National ICE Council President Chris Crane issued an aggressive statement calling on lawmakers to vote “no” on the amendment to the Senate’s immigration reform bill and called out Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio for misleading law enforcement on promises of more interior enforcement. “Senator Corker — a lead sponsor of the 1,200 page amendment being voted on today — has admitted that...