Marco Rubio will not be debating Kendrick Meek on Meet the Press Sunday.
Miami, FL – Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate campaign spokesman Alex Burgos today issued the following statement:
“Unfortunately, the health of Marco’s father, Mario Rubio, has significantly deteriorated in the last 48 hours. As a result, Marco plans to stay with his father and family during this time, and will be unable to participate in this Sunday’s debate on Meet The Press.
“Mario Rubio is 83 years old and suffers from emphysema and lung cancer.
“We have informed both NBC and Kendrick Meek’s campaign about our need to reschedule this debate, and appreciate their understanding and kind words for the Rubio family during this difficult period.”