Rubio adviser predicts Florida win: 'Take it to the bank'
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An adviser to Marco RubioMarco RubioWill Republicans stand up to the NRA's insurrection rhetoric? The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Ivanka Trump turns to House GOP on paid family leave MORE's presidential campaign on Thursday dismissed the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll that show Donald TrumpDonald TrumpThe Memo: GOP pushes Trump to curb Mueller attacks At center of Qatar crisis, a billion ransom Chaffetz: Threats against lawmakers should be taken seriously 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.