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Marco Rubio To File “First In The South” Paperwork




|| By FITSNEWS || U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida will travel to early-voting South Carolina this week – filing paperwork to appear on the Palmetto State’s “First in the South” presidential ballot and appearing in a forum on the issue of national security.

Rubio will appear at the headquarters of the S.C. Republican Party on Monday afternoon, where he will “file the necessary paperwork to appear on the ballot in the First-in-the-South Presidential Preference Primary.”

From there he will travel to socially conservative Greenville, S.C. for a reception with an Upstate chamber coalition and a meet and greet rally with supporters (both on Monday evening).

On Tuesday, Rubio will participate in “a national security forum hosted by Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security (APPS).”

At this event he will “have an in-depth discussion with South Carolinians on U.S. foreign policy and national security.”

From Team Rubio, here’s the candidate’s schedule …

First-in-the-South Presidential Primary Candidate Filing Event:

When: 1:45pm ET, July 27, 2015
Where: South Carolina Republican Party Headquarters, 1913 Marion St., Columbia, SC 29201

Young Professionals Reception hosted by Upstate Chamber Coalition:

When: 5:00pm ET, July 27, 2015
Where: Brewery 85, 6 Whitlee Court, Greenville, SC

Meet & Greet Rally:

When: 6:30pm ET, July 27, 2015
Where: Swamp Rabbit CROSSFIT Building, 25 Peden Street, Greenville, SC 29601

APPS National Security Forum:

When: 10:00am ET, July 28, 2015
Where: Younts Conference Center, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613

We were initially inclined to view Rubio favorably, but he’s been a profound disappointment on many levels.  In fact by the time he announced his candidacy back in April, we were pretty much done with him.

“Like so many ‘conservative’ politicians before him, we believe (Rubio) had tremendous potential … but he chose to go to the dark side rather than stand for freedom and free markets,” we wrote back in March.

Since then Rubio’s sellouts have only gained momentum.  Last month, for example, he cast the deciding vote in the U.S. Senate in support of president Barack Obama‘s crony capitalist trade deal – which will be terrible for the national economy and for the economy here in South Carolina.