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As Grayson calls for Rubio to resign, liberal group files ethics complaint

28

October

It’s pick on Marco Rubio day.

Jumping on a Sun-Sentinel editorial calling for Marco Rubio to resign from the Senate is wanna-be replacement Alan Grayson. 

"Floridians have the reasonable expectation that Marco Rubio should show up to work, earn his pay of $14,500 each month, and do his job," Grayson said. "Instead of doing his job, however, Marco is conducting a vanity campaign for president.  He has missed as many as half of his votes. What kind of employee misses half of his work days, and then expects a promotion?"

Shortly before that, an email hit our in-box from the liberal American Democracy Legal Fund, which says it has filed a Senate complaint against Rubio, alleging he broke rules by fundraising on official time.

In a recent Fox News interview, taped from a Senate building, Rubio was asked about campaign resources and said "if somebody watching this program wants to help us, they should go to marcorubio.com and chip in."

Rubio said it with a laugh but the group cites Senate rules that say "it is inappropriate to use any official resources to conduct campaign or political activities." Read the complaint here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 2:56pm]

    

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