Marco Rubio drags marriage equality vote as ‘waste of time,’ but six Florida Republicans support it

Sen. Marco Rubio won’t vote for a bill preserving nationwide marriage equality. But most of Florida’s Representatives in the U.S. House voted in favor of the legislation, including six Republicans.

Rubio, a Miami Republican up for re-election this year, told CNN’s Manu Raju that he won’t support the bill when it reaches the Senate floor and called the bill a “stupid waste of time.”

That presents a stark difference with Rep. Val Demings, his likely Democratic opponent in November. She voted in favor of the Respect for Marriage Act (HR 8404) when the House passed it.

“Equality under the law is

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