New ObamaCare enrollee Rubio says Congress shouldn't be exempt from law

Lawmaker believes colleagues should live under the law


Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Wednesday night he signed up for ObamaCare because he feels if his constituents must comply with the law, he should too.

Rubio said on “The Kelly File” even though he did not vote for ObamaCare and does not support it, it is still the law of the land and members of Congress should not be exempt. 

“I didn’t vote for the law, I wasn’t here when it passed,” Rubio said. “But I don’t think I should go back to Florida and tell people that I got an insurance plan they don’t have. “

Rubio also qualifies for the federal ObamaCare subsidy for lawmakers and their staff, which he took even though he said he supported an amendment that would have eliminated it.

“But in the interim I am going to follow whatever law applies to everybody else. I don’t think members of Congress should be able to have laws separate from the laws that everybody else has to live under,” he said.