By JAVIER MANJARRESSenator Marco Rubio echoed what his fellow Republicans members of Congress have been saying, President Obama’s Obamacare experiment, and the imminent government shutdown, have been nothing less than a “spectacle of failed leadership.”
Earlier today in Miami, Rubio was supposedly confronted by passengers aboard his flight to Washington,D.C., and given “an earful about the looming federal government shutdown being precipitated by the Congress.”
According to the Miami Herald’s anonymous source, a flight attendant asked the junior Senator if the government would indeed shutdown at midnight, prompting Rubio to respond that it was “not really a shutdown, more of a slowdown–but not a good way to do business.”
“Across our country, Americans are as disgusted as I am by the latest Washington spectacle of failed leadership. I hear it every day from Americans hurting and wondering whether anyone in Washington even cares about people like them who continue working hard and sacrificing, only to keep falling behind. While Washington debates how to keep the government open, too few are talking about how to keep the American dream alive for the vast majority of Americans threatened by Washington’s dysfunction and intrusions into our economy and lives.
“On October 1, ObamaCare will begin to take root in Americans’ lives and mark among the most invasive intrusions into our workplaces, health plans and religious freedoms that we have ever seen. ObamaCare hurts everyone but especially the very people who live week-to-week, for whom being moved to part-time and losing work hours can be a devastating hit for their families.”-Senator Marco Rubio