Why Supporting a Clean DHS Bill Wouldn't Be Crazy For Marco Rubio

Even if he hasn't actually backed one.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) addressess the New Hampshire Rockingham Committee Freed Founder's Dinner on May 9, 2014 in New Castle , New Hampshire.

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The initial reports caused sputters on Capitol Hill. Speaking in Nevada during his book tour on Wednesday, Florida Senator Marco Rubio signaled openness to the Senate passing a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, essentially letting stand President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration (assuming they survive a recent court-ordered halt), according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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