Facing renewed interest in a crowded GOP field Senator Marco Rubio has publicly backed off of a pro-amnesty bill he sponsored with Senator Chuck Schumer. But should conservatives believe him when he says he’s changed his tune?
This isn’t the first time Rubio has flip flopped on immigration. GotNews.com first reported on Rubio’s betrayal on immigration issues in Florida in 2013. Now we find he has yet another record of flip flopping.
Just take a look at these headlines!
“Indeed, As A State Lawmaker In 2003 And 2004, Rubio Co-Sponsored A Bill Providing An In-State Tuition Break For High-Achieving Children Of Illegal Immigrants.” (Scott Wong, “Marco Rubio Takes A Hard Line On Immigration,” Politico, 5/23/11)
“Rubio Said When The Bill First Came Up, Immigration ‘Wasn’t A Big Issue.’” (“Marco Rubio Sidesteps Immigration Debate,” The Associated Press, 10/13/11)
“Rubio In 2006 Also Voted For A Bill That Would Allowed The Children Of Illegal Immigrants To Pay The Same Tuition Rate As Residents, But The Measure Was Blocked By The Florida Senate.” (Gary Fineout, “Census Has Crist And Rubio At Odds,” Sarasota Herald Tribune, 2/3/10)
In 2011, Rubio “Pulled Back On Past Support For Tuition Breaks For Children Of Illegal Immigrants.” “U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio pulled back on past support for tuition breaks for children of illegal immigrants Wednesday, repositioning himself on a growing controversy in the Republican presidential race.” (Alex Leary, “Sen. Marco Rubio Pulls Back On Support For Tuition Breaks For Illegal Immigrant Children,” Tampa Bay Times, 10/5/11)