Notably, Amy Kremer, the chair of the Tea Party Express (the group sponsoring Paul's response), went out of her way to praise Rubio in a press release, saying: "We are happy to see that the Republicans have selected Tea Party conservative Senator Marco Rubio to deliver their response.
Thing is Rubio had distanced himself from the Tea Party earlier and called for more govt at the Convention. He's not a Tea Partier. He's more Establishment.
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