Marco Rubio Reneges on Refusal to Seek Reelection, Blasts Trump

Marco Rubio Reneges on Refusal to Seek Reelection, Blasts Trump

Marco Rubio said that he would be done with politics by the end of the year after losing the GOP nomination, but it appears that he has done an abrupt about-face regarding his political career.

Initially, the senator from Florida planned to step down from his office after failing to secure the Republican nod, making it a point to announce his intention to be a private citizen by the time January 2017 rolled around. A recent update on his website, however, reveals that Rubio has not only changed his mind, but also set his sights on a target that will make many conservatives clasp their head in frustration.

While Rubio warned that a Hillary Clinton presidency would effectively be a third term for Barack Obama, he focused most of his ire on Donald Trump, his one-time rival for the party’s nomination. Describing Trump’s chances of becoming president as “worrisome”, the senator proceeded to accuse the billionaire of not having serious policy proposals and making “offensive” and “unacceptable” comments about women and minorities. While these attacks might work with the GOP establishment, it’s unlikely they will with the Florida Republicans who picked Trump over Rubio to represent their party.

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