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About that “Rubio said something different on Univision” charge (UPDATE: Not First Time!!)

Hotair provides a great article on whether Rubio said something different about immigration in English than he did in Spanish. The answer matters even if you care nothing about immigration, because we depend on truth telling when making our decision for whom to vote. If you say one thing and then do another, how can we trust you on any issue?

Here’s the link to the hotair article:

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/02/16/about-that-rubio-said-something-different-on-univision-charge/

UPDATE***:

It’s not the first time Rubio has said one thing in English and another in Spanish. In 2013, while trying to pass amnesty, he told the American public that the bill would provide security. HOWEVER, on Univision (Spanish News) he was saying the following: (Check out headline and News Clip)>

Marco Rubio: In immigration reform, legalization comes first — ‘It is not conditional’

–Washington Examiner

From Washington examiner: “The legalization is going to happen. That means the following will happen: First comes the legalization. Then come the measures to secure the border. And then comes the process of permanent residence.” -Marco Rubio 6/10/13.

Rubio spokesman was forced to admit this in an interview just this January:

In a remarkable interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer following Thursday night’s presidential debate,

Rubio’s campaign spokesman, Alex Conant, admitted that the 2013 Gang of Eight bill, which Rubio co-authored and ushered through the Senate, did not secure the border first. (emphasis mine)
***Thanks to Diana11 for finding this incident with Rubio from 2013, and that this most recent incident is not Rubio’s first time to say one thing to people in the US and English and another in Spanish.