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(106,103 posts)
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 02:11 PM Feb 11

Rubio dismisses Trump's NATO comments: 'Zero concern'

Last edited Sun Feb 11, 2024, 05:58 PM - Edit history (2)

Source: The Hill

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday dismissed former President Trump's remarks on NATO, saying he's confident he knows what Trump will do when it comes to alliance should he win the White House again.

Rubio attempted to defend Trump's comments at a rally on Saturday, where the former president said he warned a foreign leader that if that country didn't contribute enough to the alliance, then Russia can "do whatever the hell they want." Trump has long expressed his grievance at countries that do not contribute their fair share to NATO, which Rubio said is a complaint other former presidents had as well.

"He's not the first American president -- in fact, virtually every American president at some point in some way has complained about other countries in NATO not doing enough," Rubio said on CNN's "State of the Union."

"You know, Trump's just the first one to express it in these terms, but I have zero concern because he'd been president before, I know exactly what he has done and will do with the NATO alliance, but there has to be an alliance. It's not America's defense with a bunch of small junior partners," Rubio, who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations and Intelligence committees, said.

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/rubio-dismisses-trump-nato-comments-151337265.html

Little Marco you hiney licking creep, no other president ever said he would encourage an attack on a NATO ally.

How can any military veteran vote for today's Republican party?
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Rubio dismisses Trump's NATO comments: 'Zero concern' (Original Post) Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 11 OP
Same talking point........................... Lovie777 Feb 11 #1
Aha! Maybe this quote from Nov. 2020 was Rubio: tanyev Feb 11 #2
Who's Marco Rudio? Magoo48 Feb 11 #3
Why is Marco Rubio? lonely bird Feb 11 #6
But he will still vote for trump. Idiot. Rubio ! republianmushroom Feb 11 #4
Spineless weasel wolfie001 Feb 11 #5
Yeah, he knows which side of Trump's butt is buttered. patphil Feb 11 #7
Oh really? The rest of the entire world is freaking out about it. Novara Feb 11 #8
Disgusting beyond words! All these GOP motherfuckers who defend Trump are LymphocyteLover Feb 11 #9
Rubio, Old Crank Feb 12 #10
That was Ted Cruz Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 12 #12
It would be difficult to exaggerate Marco's cowardice. hay rick Feb 12 #11


(11,510 posts)
1. Same talking point...........................
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 02:14 PM
Feb 11

Rubio will enjoy living in a dictatorship............................

One way ticket to Russia please.


(42,063 posts)
2. Aha! Maybe this quote from Nov. 2020 was Rubio:
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 02:28 PM
Feb 11
Four years later, after Trump decisively lost the presidential election to Joe Biden, an anonymous senior Republican official was still in fantasyland, infamously telling The Washington Post, “What is the downside for humoring him for this little bit of time? No one seriously thinks the results will change. He went golfing this weekend. It’s not like he’s plotting how to prevent Joe Biden from taking power on Jan. 20. He’s tweeting about filing some lawsuits, those lawsuits will fail, then he’ll tweet some more about how the election was stolen, and then he’ll leave.”



(5,887 posts)
7. Yeah, he knows which side of Trump's butt is buttered.
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 05:26 PM
Feb 11

Marco will play kissy, kissy with Trump as long as it's in his best interests.
He isn't up for reelection until 2028, so he knows he has no price to pay for his idiocy.

Old Crank

(3,219 posts)
10. Rubio,
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 04:59 AM
Feb 12

Isn't he the guy that sucked up to TFG after he said something nasty about his wife? Didn't he crawly over to kiss the ring?

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