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Marco Rubio blasts Democrats over record gas prices and inflation: ‘They want that’


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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that Democrats “love” inflation driving gas prices because they believe it will force Americans to buy electric cars. On “America’s Newsroom,” Rubio said the party is also using rising costs to advance leftist talking points and call for more public transit.

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SEN. MARCO RUBIO: I think there are people in their party who really like him. They won’t tell. They don’t want to be crushed in the next election, although I think they will be. But they like the fact that there is inflation and high prices. They believe that the more expensive oil and gas, the more people will buy electric cars. Well, not everyone can afford an electric car right now. We don’t have enough electric cars, and the batteries for those electric cars or made in China.

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These guys, they want this. I’ve had people say to my face, “well, that’s why we need more public transport”. Everyone should take a bus and get rid of their car. I think there are elements on the left, a lot of extreme left elements who will never admit it. But they like the fact that oil and natural gas are expensive.

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