Jillian Bandes

That could cause even more consternation among Florida voters over the handing of the spil. But Rubio deferred when asked whether he expected Crist to begin criticizing Obama if the impact on Florida worsened.

“I can’t predict that... how Crist will react,” said Rubio. “I think clearly he will take any position that will benefit his ability to win the election. That’s his right to do that, but that’s not what’s good for the country, and that’s not what’s good for our state.”


Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com