“They will be paid for because they create economic growth, especially in the long-term,” he said. When Guthrie interjected that unemployment benefits act as a stimulus, he said, “Well I don’t think anyone can say that with a straight face.” “First of all, private sector growth is stimulus.” Rubio’s position puts him in the mainstream of Republican political thinking, that the Bush tax cuts pay for themselves while unemployment benefits should be paid for without adding to the debt. #

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