Marco Rubio says Obama’s presidency is over ‘in general’

June 19, 2014

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks in Washington. (Charles Dharapak/AP)

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Wednesday that "in general," the Obama presidency is over.

"I saw a commentator today say that these polls, what they reflect, is that the Obama presidency is over," Rubio said on Fox News's "Hannity." "And I agree with that. I think it is, in general. And obviously he still has responsibilities that I hope he will live up to. But whether it's foreign policy, or the issue on the border, or the VA or the IRS losing its e-mails, or Benghazi before that, it seems like every day now or every other day, there's a new crisis."

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released this week showed Obama's approval rating on foreign policy reaching a new record low and his overall approval rating tying a record low.

Rubio criticized President Obama on Iraq, saying "he has no plan" for the country where conflict has erupted.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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