Rubio: Gang of 8 bill was never going to be, you know, a LAW

Rubio: Gang of 8 bill was never going to be, you know, a LAW

[Ed. – This seems like the wrong thing to say, if we’re supposed to believe Congress is in the business of governing, as opposed to open-ended political posturing.  Marco might want to rethink this one.]

Marco Rubio on Monday insisted the immigration reform bill he helped spearhead through the Senate was never intended to become law and that the authors of the bill expected conservatives in the House to make it “even better.”

“The Senate immigration law was not headed towards becoming law,” he told a questioner at a town hall in Rock Hill, S.C. “Ideally it was headed towards the House, where conservative members of the House were going to make it even better.”

Rubio added that the legislation he helped draft as part of a bipartisan team known as the “Gang of 8” was “the best we could do given the fact of who was running the Senate at the time,” noting Democrats were in control, “but it was never going to go from there to the president’s desk.”

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