Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed his 2016 presidential campaign Monday, but an apparent musical analogy in his announcement speech was a bit off key. Said Rubio: “And so our leaders put us at a disadvantage by taxing and borrowing and regulating like it’s 1999.” In fact, Tax burdens were different, the federal budget was running a surplus and a major focus of the 2000 presidential campaign was what Al Gore and George W. Bush would do with all this extra cash America had.
Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed his 2016 presidential campaign Monday, but an apparent musical analogy in his announcement speech was a bit off key. Said Rubio: “And so our leaders put us at a disadvantage by taxing and borrowing and regulating like it’s 1999.” In fact, Tax burdens were different, the federal budget was running a surplus and a major focus of the 2000 presidential campaign was what Al Gore and George W. Bush would do with all this extra cash America had. Wilfredo Lee AP
Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed his 2016 presidential campaign Monday, but an apparent musical analogy in his announcement speech was a bit off key. Said Rubio: “And so our leaders put us at a disadvantage by taxing and borrowing and regulating like it’s 1999.” In fact, Tax burdens were different, the federal budget was running a surplus and a major focus of the 2000 presidential campaign was what Al Gore and George W. Bush would do with all this extra cash America had. Wilfredo Lee AP

Sen. Marco Rubio may need to revisit ‘1999’ because the U.S. government had a surplus of cash

April 15, 2015 11:36 AM