Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) cautioned reporters on Tuesday that it would be wrong to connect the immigration reform debate to the Boston bombing given the lack of available information about what happened. Earlier the same day, immigration reform opponent Rep. Steve King (R-IA) suggested legislation should be delayed just in case the bombing is linked to a foreign suspect.
“We should really be very cautious about using language that links these two things in any way,” Rubio told reporters, according to The Daily Caller. “We know very little about Boston other than that it was obviously an act of terror. We don’t know who carried it out or why they carried it out, and I would caution everyone to be very careful about linking the two.”