This don likes to talk about his business
Says he was known as "Veto Corleone" for cutting spending as Florida governor.
Eighteen permanent employees were fired
"One person has been fired" at the Veterans Administration for withholding services.
He asked, but the Legislature didn't listen
Says Jeb Bush "once held $1 million in family planning grants hostage until the programs receiving the money agreed not to discuss birth control at all."
Shifts but not flips
On whether the Iraq War was a mistake.
Valid numbers that don't say a lot
"Florida sends $135 billion and D.C. returns $150 billion."
Yes, in sheer numbers but not in per capita
"We have a legal immigration system in America that accepts 1 million people a year, legally. No other country in the world even comes close to that."
Some differences, but plenty of overlap
"The families that are covered through the Low Income Pool is a different group of individuals than are covered by Obamacare."
Experts offered nuance
"There are more poor people today as a percentage of our population than the 1970s."
Modern nukes in the works
The United States "is not modernizing its nuclear weapons."
Maybe not building as fast as Rubio wants, but building
The United States "is not building the aircraft, the long-range bombers, the additional aircraft carriers, the nuclear submarines."
They'll be eligible, not necessarily 'forced'
"If we choose Obamacare expansion, 600,000 will lose eligibility for their subsidies, of which 257,000 would be forced into Medicaid."
Grayson was No. 1, Wasserman Schultz No. 2
"I’m the only member of the House of Representatives who raised most of his campaign funds in the last election from small contributions of less than $200."
The study doesn't blame Medicaid as the cause
"Medicaid patients were 97 percent more likely to die than those with private insurance."
Only a handful of countries spend more than the U.S. per pupil
"We have an 80 percent graduation rate in high school after spending more per student than any country in the world other than Liechtenstein, I think, or Luxembourg and a couple other small countries."
Polls show mixed results
"Medicaid expansion isn’t necessarily a very popular issue on the street."
Actually Pennsylvania is No. 2
Florida has the most concealed weapon permits in the nation, "nearly double that of the second state, which is Texas."
The state had a year's notice funding was ending
"The same federal government that offers some money for a program is walking away from another health care program."
Other sources say the centrist usually sides with Dems
Says U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has "sided with the GOP on key votes twice as often as he sided with Democrats."
Really because it was a pawn shop, not a gun shop
"Suntrust Bank cancels account because company sells guns."
Clear support gives way to "No thanks."
On expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
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