Sen. Marco Rubio R-Fla. joined Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster this evening, joking that the Senator from Kentucky should keep some water nearby.
“I know you’ve been here a while,” Rubio said with a grin. “Let me give you some advice – keep some water near nearby. Trust me.”
Rubio explained that he was puzzled why Attorney General Eric Holder refused to give Paul a straightforward answer about the legality of a drone strike against an American citizen on American soil.
“I do not understand why it was so difficult to say ‘yes’ or ‘no,’” Rubio added. “You’ve asked a very straightforward question on an issue of constitutional importance and yet you have not received a straightforward answer.”
Rubio praised Paul’s filibuster for serving as a teaching moment for C-SPAN viewers.
“I think this is a very important exercise for the folks that have been snowed in today and there’s nothing better to watch than C-SPAN,” Rubio said. “To actually understand the structure of our government and how it was designed because it is my personal opinion that we have gotten away from that.”
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