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On Fox News, Marco Rubio denies he’s flip-flopped on Iraq and immigration

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Although Jeb Bush was raked over the coals last week by the press for his meandering answers about whether it was appropriate to invade Iraq in 2003 in retrospect, less noted was how Marco Rubio appeared to flip-flop on his response to the same question. That’s why on Sunday Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace tried to pin the Florida Senator down on where he stands on the issue. It resulted in a furious and intense ping-pong style exchange for the next few moments.…

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Mitch Perry Report for 5.14.15 — Foreign policy fun with Jeb and Marco

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Marco Rubio is being lauded in some quarters this morning for the way he handled the inevitable question on Iraq that was posed by Charlie Rose at the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday afternoon. “Not only would I not have been in favor of it, President Bush would not have been in favor of it,” Rubio said. Well, that takes care of that, right? “Marco Rubio Schools Jeb Bush on Foreign Policy,” says the Daily Beast. Except, that isn’t what…

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Marco Rubio foreign policy views receive greater scrutiny

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As he rolls out his candidacy for president, Marco Rubio has been positioning himself as somewhat of an expert on foreign policy. “Governors can certainly read about foreign policy in briefings, and meet with experts, but there is no way they’ll be ready on Day One to manage U.S. foreign policy because the learning curve alone would take a number of years, and you see that reflected in the history of the presidency,” the Republican presidential candidate told reporters and…

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