Harry Reid Proposes Marco Rubio Face Major Lawsuit For This Incredible Reason (VIDEO)

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Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio is having trouble coming back down to earth after he ran an unsuccessful bid for president. Now the Senate minority leader, Harry Reid, is calling for the people of Florida to sue him.

Rubio said originally that he wouldn’t run for his old job as Florida’s senator because a friend of his was running for the position. Then, he changed his mind and is now running for re-election. But Senate minority leader Harry Reid wants Rubio’s constituents to sue him for being absent from the Senate during his run for president.

Senator Harry Reid announced his problem with Rubio to reporters, according to Politico:

‘I feel that Marco Rubio should be sued to pay back all the money that the federal government paid him while he was off playing around, running for president.’

‘Not only did he take those checks, cash every one of them, every month, he was never here and the state of Florida was missing a senator during that period of time.’

Although other active senators managed to make the important votes on the Senate floor, Rubio was missing in action until recently. Now he is back at work, finishing his term. Reid commented further:

‘So Marco Rubio, in my opinion, owes the American taxpayer money and owes the people of the state of Florida some time.’

A spokesman for senator Rubio disregarded Reid’s comments:

‘No one in Florida cares about Harry Reid’s ramblings, and we don’t recall him making this argument about Barack Obama when he missed 64 percent of votes while running for president in 2008, Hillary Clinton who missed 68 percent in 2008, or Bernie Sanders who until last week hadn’t voted since January.’

Florida voters should note that Rubio has already begun to fall back into his old habits, missing an important Foreign Relations Committee meeting at the same time that he was publicizing his bid for re-election to the Senate.

It is in Reid’s interests to knock Rubio off his message, because Democrats are vying to take back the Senate. However, more Republicans (24) are running for re-election than Democrats (10).

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Rubio will go up against wealthy businessman Carlos Beruff in an August 30 primary.

Reid and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee favor two Democratic Florida representatives, Patrick Murphy and Alan Grayson.

Rubio discusses flip-flopping on a senate run in the video below:

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H/T: Politico.