Senator Marco Rubio voted “No” on the recent fiscal cliff bill. He has taken to his website to explain why he voted “No”:
The federal government has a spending problem. Simple math shows it to be the root cause of our nation’s fiscal crisis. Yet when it came time to present a bill to address this crisis, not a single spending cut was included in the proposal.
Instead, the bill contained a new tax hike that will impact more than just the wealthy. It will also hit thousands of small businesses, many of which may have to lay off employees in order to bear this new burden.
Read the entire statement here.