Rubio adviser predicts Florida win: 'Take it to the bank'
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An adviser to Marco RubioMarco RubioThe ignored question: What does the future Republican Party look like? Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program Trump and Cuba: A murky future MORE's presidential campaign on Thursday dismissed the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll that show Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRyan: Dakota pipeline pause is ‘big-government decision-making at its worst’ Ivanka was finalizing Japanese business deal at time of Trump, Abe meeting: report Ryan: Trump noticed his hotel from my balcony MORE up big in the senator's home state.

"We are going to win Florida. Period. Take it to the Bank," tweeted Rubio aide Todd Harris, who said the new poll numbers are "way wrong."
 
 
"Take it to the bank," is also the phrase former candidate Jeb Bush used to express his optimism about winning the South Carolina Republican primary. The former Florida governor instead finished in fourth place with 8 percent of the vote in that state and dropped out of the race shortly after the results were posted in the Palmetto State.
 
Rubio's campaign manager, Alex Conant, on Thursday also made clear that he isn't worried about the new poll, tweeting that the media is overhyping Trump's chances.
 
 
Thursday's Quinnipiac poll shows that Trump is leading Rubio in Florida, 44 to 28 percent, ahead of the state's primary on March 15.