Marco Rubio Attacks Donald Trump on Obamacare: “He Thinks Parts of It are Pretty Good”

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Feb 25, 2016   |   1:01PM   |   Washington, DC

Fresh from his second place finish in Nevada, pro-life Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is setting his sights on Donald Trump and looking to overtake him as the leader of the presidential race. Rubio yesterday went after Trump on the issue of Obamacare.

Rubio, who voted against Obamacare while int he Senate and supported a bill Obama eventually vetoed that would repeal Obamacare outright, said Trump “thinks parts of Obamacare are pretty good” and said Trump has not provided details on what he would do as president.

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“We cannot have a commander in chief that is not ready the first day in office,” he said.

“You can’t just say, the way some people in this race have said — you’ll probably know what I’m talking about in a moment — you can’t just say, ‘Well, when I get there I’ll hire the smartest people, and they’re going to tell me what to do.’ ”

Rubio said the “smartest people” are already telling President Obama what to do, but he’s ignoring their suggestions.

“You deserve to know exactly what the next commander in chief is going to do,” he said.

“Here’s the bottom-line fact: The vast and overwhelming majority of the Republicans do not want Donald Trump to be our nominee.”

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During the previous Republican presidential debate, pro-life Florida Sen. Marco Rubio laid out his agenda for the kind of nation he wants to see and one he will try to lead the country to if elected president. And Rubio clearly wants a pro-life nation.

Our culture’s in trouble. Wrong is considered right and right is considered wrong.

All the things that once held our families together are now under constant assault. And around the world, America’s reputation is in decline. Our allies don’t trust us, our adversaries don’t fear us, Iran captures our sailors and parades them before the world on video.

These are difficult times but 2016 can be a turning point. That’s why I’m running for president and that’s why I’m here today to ask you for your vote. If you elect me president, we are going to re- embrace free enterprise so that everyone can go as far as their talent and their work will take them.

We are going to be a country that says that, “life begins at conception and life is worthy of the protection of our laws.” We are going to be a country that says, “the constitution and the rights that it talks about do not come from our president, they come from our creator.”

During the debate, Rubio also talked about the passing of pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Rubio pointed out the importance of the Supreme Court in light of the passing of pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. His death underscores the importance for electing a pro-life president — as the next president will appoint at least one and likely multiple judges to the nation’s highest court — judges who will set the future for abortion in the Untied States.