The best anti-poverty offensive would be to get government out of the way!
Check it out:

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) plans to deliver a major speech on the federal government’s war on poverty Wednesday, an effort to boost his political profile after a rocky 2013.

Rubio will call for reforms to anti-poverty programs, which have had a mixed record of success since President Lyndon Baines Johnson launched them 50 years ago. Rubio will speak at 2:30 pm Wednesday in the Capitol’s Lyndon Baines Johnson Room just off the Senate floor.

The Florida senator released a video messaging over the weekend criticizing what he called LBJ’s failed effort.

“For millions of Americans living in poverty, the American Dream does not seem reachable — and that’s unacceptable,” he said Sunday. “After 50 years, isn’t it time to declare big government’s war on poverty a failure?”

Continue reading on thehill.com

GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS

IN YOUR INBOX!

Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.

Email
Previous post

Family Says Officers Murdered Son

Next post

Media Whiteout