Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: Rubio Defends NSA Spying on Netanyahu In Private, Condemns It In Public
Posted on 12/30/2015 7:15:14 PM PST by JSDude1
BOONE, IOWA â Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
privately defended the National Security Agencyâs (NSA) spying on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, even as he publicly condemned the practice. Rubio and his ally Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)
discussed the matter privately in a room away from reporters early Wednesday morning at the Royal Amsterdam Hotel in Pella, Iowa. The two men talked before they set out on a three-stop Iowa campaign tour to showcase Gowdyâs endorsement of Rubio.
This reporter heard the conversation while picking up a laptop computer and other materials left in a back room, away from where reporters were eating breakfast. Rubio, Gowdy, a couple of campaign staffers, and a Secret Service agent were the only ones present in the back room.
The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that the NSA monitored Netanyahuâs conversations, including conversations with U.S. legislators
âWe spy on everyone,â Rubio told Gowdy, defending the practice of spying on a U.S. ally. âThatâs the nature of intelligence.â
âItâs more complicated than the [WSJ] story makes it seem,â Rubio added.
Gowdy responded that people are upset because the U.S. decided to stop spying on leaders of Germany and some other nations, but still spies on Israel.
But Rubio sang a different tune around the same time Wednesday morning on the Fox News program âFox and Friends.â
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Looks like you've been caught. How the mighty have fallen..
Who is Rubio
Who’s the CONSISTENT CONSERVATIVE, Rubio?!
Hey!! Give the little guy a break....after all, he is CONSISTENTLY DUPLICITOUS. That should count for something.
Nobody has a problem spying on Israel. The despotic part is that the NSA has been spying on Congress. That is 100% classic police state totalitarian crap.
Yet another lie by M. Rubio.
Well, if Sheldon Adelson believes this report no financial support from this multibillionaire Zionist will be forthcoming.
What’s Adelson’s email (in full disclosure of the facts)..He is a billionaire so he is smart enough to make up his own mind, but should have all the facts!
Sheldon’s wife loves Ted Cruz.
Jennifer’s Mini Me..
And ill go one further. Our endless spying has caused more wars than its ever prevented. The best defense against a new Pearl Harbor isn’t for us to act like Europeans and become the Stasi of the world.
It is for us to be forthright and honest, and to be so damned strong and certain in a brutal response that nobody dares throw that sucker punch. Then we can skip the secret treaty behind double cross deal eurocrap.
Think of it as the toughest guy you ever knew, who lives in a neighborhood, is an above board honest neighbor. He is safe because of his honesty, and his strength. He doesn’t need to peek into the neighbors window and steal their mail to stay safe.
Yep...We the People have had it with DC insiders.
Trump....the ONLY candidate NOT owned.
Rubio really is a clusterfu!#.
check your mail
OH, all right.
And spying on congress by the executive branch is impeachable. But nothing will happen because Obama has Ryan’s family jewels pickled and hanging around his neck as an amulet.
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