Obama: Rubio 'running away' from immigration reform
 
 
"You've got a candidate who sponsored a bill that I supported to finally solve the immigration problem, and he's running away from it as fast as he can," Obama said.
 
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Responding to questions about the GOP’s presidential candidates, Obama said they all hold extreme positions, though Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE expresses them in "more interesting" ways.
 
"He may express strong anti-immigration sentiment, but you've heard that from the other candidates as well," Obama said of Trump.
 
Rubio, a Florida senator, was part of the bipartisan Gang of Eight who sponsored the 2013 bill. It cleared the Senate, but was never brought up for a vote in the House.
 
 
Rubio said last week that the bill was "never intended to become law" but rather to be made "even better" by conservative members of the House.