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After taking donations from hedge funds holding Puerto Rican debt, Marco Rubio opposed bankruptcy

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In opposing the bankruptcy filing for Puerto Rico, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said he does not believe in a “silver bullet.” Puerto Ricans should tighten their belts, he declared. According to Casey Tolan of Fusion, what Rubio fails to mention is that he received thousands of dollars in campaign cash from individuals – particularly hedge fund executives – who would lose big if Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy. Tolan reports on campaign finance reports that show Rubio’s campaign received…

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