Feb 06

Sen. Marco Rubio to Deliver GOP Response to Obama in Spanish

Seeking to counter President Obama’s speaking skills with a great  orator of  their own, Republicans have tapped Sen. Marco Rubio to deliver  the official GOP  response to Mr. Obama’s State of the Union address  next week — in both English  and Spanish.

“Marco Rubio embodies the optimism that lies at the heart of the  Republican  vision for America,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch  McConnell, Kentucky  Republican.

The move is symbolic for many reasons — not least of which is Mr.  Rubio’s  prominent stance in favor of legalizing illegal immigrants,  which is an issue  that has deeply divided the GOP.

Read more at the Washington Times

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