In other news, Senator Marco Rubio has come out hard against allowing immigrants with provisional legal status to participate in the Medicaid program because he is the party’s savior who will bridge the gap to Latino voters. Or something.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is helping author so-called Gang of Eight legislation that includes a path to citizenship, opposed the idea of offering tax-subsidized care like Medicaid to undocumented immigrants or those with provisional status.
“We cannot be providing Obamacare subsidies to people who have been violating our immigration laws,” Rubio said on the Senate floor, as quoted by the Associated Press.
Obamacare subsidies have nothing to do with allowing immigrants to participate in Medicaid (which many of them are already paying taxes for), but Rubio has entered a phase wherein he will not pass up any opportunity to demagogue Obamacare.
Meanwhile, two forensic experts testified today that the voice heard screaming for help on 911 tapes was not George Zimmerman.
Two forensic experts testified today that they believe the voice of someone screaming for help moments before Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was shot dead belong to Martin and not to George Zimmerman, the man accused of murder in Martin’s death.