For years, Marco Rubio has considered Jeb Bush to be his political mentor. As a U.S.Senator, Rubio embraces policies which harken back to the George W. Bush presidency, most notably his big-government views on immigration and foreign policy.
Below is a summary of his record:
Fact: Rubio helped craft the "Gang of 8" immigration bill, which gave citizenship to millions of illegals while leaving the border open
Fact: Rubio supported illegal wars in Libya and Syria
Fact: Rubio supports illegal surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency
Fact: Rubio voted to put an anti-First Amendment constitutional amendment up for debate
Fact: Rubio voted to ban nonmetal firearms
Fact: Rubio voted against Rand Paul's plan to balance the budget in 5 years
Fact: Rubio voted to give foreign aid to Egypt despite a coup
Fact: Rubio voted against reigning in FDA abuses
Fact: Rubio voted against increased oil drilling
Fact: Rubio voted against stopping indefinite detention of American citizens
Fact: Rubio said he could not imagine reversing Obama's executive amnesty
Marco Rubio is a threat to freedom and a master at political manipulation. Conservatives should see through his excellent speaking skills and look at the facts instead.