Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who is perhaps the most important man in the current immigration debate, says he currently wouldn't vote for the compromise bill he helped craft.


Rubio said Tuesday that the bill must be amended to included specific enforcement procedures that will prevent another influx of illegal immigrants. Without that, he said, he will not support the bill because it wouldn't pass in the House.

"I think if those amendments don’t pass, then I think we’ve got a bill that isn’t going to become law, and I think we’re wasting our time. So the answer is no," he told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday. "If they don’t pass, then we’ve got to keep working to ensure that we get to a bill that can become a law. We’re not interested in passing a Senate bill."