June 27, 2013
Rubio to Tea Party - Don't Leave Immigration Reform to Dems
"To hear the worry, anxiety, and growing anger in the voices of so many people who helped me get elected to the Senate, who I agree with on virtually every other issue, has been a real trial for me," he confessed. Ads by Google
But he said he told them that he would go to Washington to "fight to stop what is bad for America," and that what we have now is, in fact, hurting America. "I simply wasn't going to leave it to Democrats alone to try to figure out how to fix it."
"I got involved because I knew that if conservatives didn't get involved in shaping this legislation, it would not have any border security reforms our nation desperately needs," Rubio said.
Sen. Marco Rubio speaks about the need for comprehensive immigration reform on the Senate Floor.