When asked Sunday whether he is ready for a presidential or vice presidential campaign, he appeared to leave himself some wiggle room.
“As far as whether we’re prepared, that’s why we have elections in this country,” he said. “I have a lot of confidence and faith in our republic. Our voters almost always get it right, more often than not, quite frankly. And through that election process is where we come to learn whether someone is prepared and whether someone has to answer that question for themselves.”
Rubio has started his Senate term with a low profile, but he recently increased his visibility with a Wall Street Journal opinion piece Wednesday expressing his opposition to raising the debt ceiling. The next day he called on lawmakers to authorize military action in Libya and the removal of leader Moammar Gaddafi.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.