Rubio: Everyone is going to weigh in on healthcare

Rubio: Everyone is going to weigh in on healthcare
© Greg Nash

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Trump faces blowback over report he discussed leaving NATO | Pentagon extends mission on border | Senate advances measure bucking Trump on Russia sanctions Senate advances measure bucking Trump on Russia sanctions Rubio slams NY Times for 'absurd criticism' of Bolton over Iran MORE (R-Fla.) in an interview broadcast early Sunday said all lawmakers will eventually weigh in on Republican legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

“So the first step in this may be crafted among a small group of people, but then everyone's going to get to weigh in,” Rubio told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” 

“You know, it's going to take days and weeks to work through that in the Senate.”

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The senator’s comments come as Republicans in the upper chamber draft a plan to repeal and replace former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein Obama‘Family Guy’ says it will stop making jokes about gay people Selling policy to the cord-cutting generation RealClearPolitics editor says Trump needs to compromise on border to shift public opinion MORE’s signature healthcare legislation.

Rubio in the interview said any proposal from Senate Republicans should not be rushed to the floor for a vote.

“So I have no problem with a group of people meeting to conduct a proposal. But ultimately that proposal cannot be rushed to the floor,” he said.

“And I don't think the Senate rules would permit it. So it's fine if they're working on the starting point. But ultimately we're all going to see what's in it.”