Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Rubio Heckled By Pro-Amnesty Demostrators

After breathing life into the United States Senate "Gang of Eight," you'd think the pro-Amnesty crowd would be grateful to Senator Marco Rubio, but alas, it would appear that the pro-Amnesty crowd has little love for the Florida Senator...

(CBS News) Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.

"I'll start on that topic, how's that?" Rubio said, just moments into his presentation. "I actually sympathize with what they're saying."

Rubio, whose parents left Cuba in the 1950s, mentioned his childhood as part of a family of immigrants during his keynote address at the fourth annual "Faith and Freedom BBQ" fundraiser hosted by U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C.

The event in Anderson, in the state's conservative northwestern corner, has become a go-to stop for Republicans with strong national profiles and potential presidential contenders. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., headlined last year's event.

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Posted By: Chris Carmouche