As Fox News’ The Five discussed the Democratic rebuttal memo and Christopher Steele this afternoon, guest host Rachel Campos-Duffy questioned Marco Rubio‘s defense of a Democratic colleague.
Last night Fox News broke news of top Senate Intel Committee Democrat Mark Warner texting the lobbyist for a Russian oligarch in an attempt to contact Steele. Rubio subsequently tweeted, “Sen.Warner fully disclosed this to the committee four months ago. Has had zero impact on our work.”
So as the hosts talked today, Campos-Duffy said, “Marco Rubio in this is also very interesting. Marco Rubio, Senator Burr––why are they covering for Mark Warner? What’s going on? How deep is the deep state? Does it run through the Senate?”
Greg Gutfeld jumped in to say he doesn’t think Marco Rubio is part of the deep state, noting that just because something “doesn’t fit into the equation or the partisan dogma” doesn’t mean it’s the deep state.
Campos-Duffy then suggested, “Maybe it’s not deep state, but maybe he’s really angry still about what happened on the campaign trail… Why would a Republican member of this committee think it’s okay for a Democrat to go and meet with Russians… without telling the committee? I think it’s really weird.”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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