Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Marco Rubio Marco Rubio stated on July 7, 2011 in an interview with CBS: "From now on, we have to pay the Russians $50 million an astronaut to send Americans to the space station" Marco Rubio stated on June 14, 2011 in his first speech on the U.S. Senate floor: "Anywhere in the world, when someone uses a mobile phone, e-mail, the Internet or GPS, they are enjoying the benefits of the American miracle." Marco Rubio stated on March 30, 2011 in an opinion article in the 'Wall Street Journal': To pay for government growth, leaders of both parties "borrowed $4 billion a day, leaving us with today's $14 trillion debt." Marco Rubio stated on March 30, 2011 in a “Wall Street Journal” op-ed: "Corporate taxes will soon be the highest in the industrialized world." Marco Rubio stated on October 6, 2010 in an ABC News U.S. Senate debate.: "The years that I was speaker, the Florida House consistently offered leaner budgets than the governor offered." Marco Rubio stated on August 2, 2010 in a campaign video: "If we ban the practice of earmarks, we could save the American taxpayer anywhere between $15 (billion) to $20 billion dollars a year in pork-barrel spending." Marco Rubio stated on July 9, 2010 in a press release: "$120,000 will be spent by taxpayers on Charlie Crist's political photo-op special session." Marco Rubio stated on January 14, 2010 in an interview with Glenn Beck: "Close to half of the folks in this country illegally entered legally (but) overstayed (their ) visas."