WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio, the fresh-faced senator from Florida, has made more than a few passing references to the advanced age of some of his presidential campaign rivals. Now he’s ready to use his youth as a bludgeon.
After the 69-year-old Donald Trump tweeted that the 44-year-old Rubio “looks like a little boy on stage,” Rubio finally took the issue head on.
“I wouldn’t even be the youngest person ever president. He would be the oldest person ever president, which is a problem because you could serve, like, eight years,” Rubio said at a rally Friday in Oklahoma City. “You know, you start to worry a little bit, all right?”