×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: Trump Administration | Donald Trump | GOP2016 | Marco Rubio | rubio | supports | trump

Rubio Supports Trump, But Wishes 'We Had Choices for President'

Rubio Supports Trump, But Wishes 'We Had Choices for President'

Marco Rubio (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By    |   Tuesday, 11 October 2016 03:52 PM

There are backhanded compliments and backhanded endorsements, like the one Marco Rubio delivered for Donald Trump's flailing presidential campaign Tuesday, Politico reports.

Rubio still backs Trump for president, but that doesn't mean he agrees with him, save for his disavowing Hillary Clinton's candidacy.

"I ran against Donald Trump. And while I respect that voters chose him as the GOP nominee, I have never hesitated to oppose his policies I disagree with," Rubio wrote in a statement. "And I have consistently rejected his offensive rhetoric and behavior.

"I disagree with him on many things, but I disagree with his opponent on virtually everything. I wish we had better choices for President. But I do not want Hillary Clinton to be our next President. And therefore my position has not changed."

Rubio's re-affirmation of his shaky Trump endorsement came Tuesday after a challenging tweet from his Florida Senate opponent, Patrick Murphy. Rubio had tweeted disgust of Trump's hot-mic comments to NBC's Billy Bush last Friday, which prompted his Democratic opponent for Florida's Senate seat to tweet:

Rubio does not intend to campaign for Trump in Florida the remainder of his election cycle, according to Politico.

"Marco is 100 percent focused on his reelection. Period," the insider told Politico.

© 2021 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Politics
There are backhanded compliments and backhanded endorsements, like the one Marco Rubio delivered for Donald Trump's flailing presidential campaign Tuesday, Politico reports.
rubio, supports, trump, wish, choices, president
217
2016-52-11
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 03:52 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
More Articles
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved