Rubio adviser predicts Florida win: 'Take it to the bank'
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An adviser to Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioThe Hill's Morning Report — Washington readies for Mueller end game GOP eager to exploit Dem court-packing fight Rubio's pragmatic thinking on China MORE's presidential campaign on Thursday dismissed the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll that show Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate GOP budget ignores Trump, cuts defense Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Fed White House: ISIS territory in Syria has been 100 percent eliminated 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.