Rep. Pete King criticized Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday for having â€œthe ballsâ€ to raise money on Wall Street despite voting against a Superstorm Sandy relief bill.
â€œBeing from New York weâ€™re not supposed to be suckers,â€ King (R-N.Y.) told The New York Observerâ€™s Politicker. â€œItâ€™s bad enough that these guys voted against it, thatâ€™s inexcusable enough. But to have the balls to come in and say, â€˜We screwed you now make us president?â€™â€
POLITICO reported that Rubio met with GOP donors on Wall Street in recent weeks â€” adding more speculation that heâ€™s preparing a 2016 run for the White House.
Rubio voted against Sandy relief (though another form of relief eventually passed), saying that it had too much political pork attached to it.
â€œRubio and these other Republican candidates are coming to New York to raise money,â€ King told Politicker. â€œI donâ€™t think any senator or congressman who voted against aid for Sandy should get one nickel from New York.â€
King said that the Republican Party has been growing anti-Northeast.
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