Skip to comments.Rubio insists he isn't being played by Schumer
Posted on 06/16/2013 5:33:44 PM PDT by Zhang Fei
Sen. Marco Rubio was dismissive Sunday of some conservatives' concerns that Democrats are taking advantage of him to help pass an immigration bill.
"Immigration reform is something that all Americans recognize has to be done," the Florida Republican said on ABC's "This Week," after being pressed on whether Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is "playing him," as commentator Ann Coulter has claimed.
"I don't focus a lot on public polling, but if you look at these public polls, it's clear the vast majority of Americans understand that what we have in place in this country is de facto amnesty, a broken legal immigration system that needs to be reformed," he said.
That came after Rubio had already offered an even more dismissive answer to host Jon Karl, who asked "Are you being played by the Democrats? Is Chuck Schumer playing you, is essentially the charge?"
Rubio's answer: "I don't -- I quite frankly, I don't even know what that means."
Rubio was also insistent that while some conservatives are opposed to the immigration bill, he agrees with them on "virtually every other issue."
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Anything Schumer does is to add more power to him and his cronies. Anything. There is not a honest bone in that man's body.
Rubio is ALL about Rubioi...and you can bet his arm candy wife is just ACHING to get more into the spotlight too......in other words.......We do not need yet another PHONEY!!!!!!!
Hopefully this will be the end of rubio, the last thing we need is another illegitimate president.
I think Schumer is as honest as pols get. It's Rubio who's the bald-faced liar.
LOL. So true.
Rubio is a fool to believe ANYTHING Sen. Schumer says. It’s all lies and anyone with any sense can see that.
Sure Rubio, and I still don’t believe you.
"I don't -- I quite frankly, I don't even know what that means."Then you have no business sitting at the negotiation table.
Rubio can’t explain why he needs to pass this bill within months. Why can’t they just pass it in 2015.
Everyone knows New York lawyers never tell a lie. /s
I will not vote for him next time up.
I gave my trust once; not again.
“I don’t focus a lot on public polling, but if you look at these public polls, it’s clear the vast majority of Americans understand that what we have in place in this country is de facto amnesty, a broken legal immigration system that needs to be reformed,” he said. “
Back to the bullsh** radio commercial talking points.
Maybe someone should explain is that the reason we have defacto amnesty is because our goverment refuses to do one of the only things it is Constitutionally mandated to do and that is protect our borders. Where do we keep finding these geniuses?
Schumer's not lying to Rubio. Rubio's lying to us.
“I don’t — I quite frankly, I don’t even know what that means.”
Another Republican lightweight bringing a knife to a gunfight. This is exactly the mentality that lets Democrats cream them one issue after another.
He is a genius. He did get elected senator, didn't he? We're the suckers.
Schumer is the most despicable member of Congress.
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