Huckabee Invokes Ricky Ricardo To Slam Rubio [VIDEO]

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Mike Huckabee invoked Ricky Ricardo’s famous catch phrase, “You’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do” to slam [crscore]Marco Rubio[/crscore] who did not show up to vote on the omnibus bill.

Appearing on The Hugh Hewitt Show on Friday, Huckabee explained to Hewitt that “people are just furious” that the omnibus bill was passed. (RELATED: Every Presidential Hopeful In Congress Votes On Omnibus — Except Rubio)

Huckabee explained “it certainly has been a topic of discussion in Iowa today… These are rank and file conservative Iowa Republicans and these are people who keep up. And they just feel like there is zero reason they should go out and help Republicans get to the House or Senate because whether the Democrats or the Republicans are in power, it appears that the results are essentially the same.”

“Even on the medical device tax, that was something most of the Democrats felt like should be fixed, and the union pressure on the Cadillac tax was something that Democrats at least many of them would go for,” Huckabee suggested. “So those are hardly Republican victories, those could be considered Democrat concessions as well. I just think we got nothing but embarrassed out of the whole process.”

“In a bill of this size, there should have been an ability to get more than we got, which was precious little and it didn’t even appear that there was a big attempt. When you have Planned Parenthood and [crscore]Nancy Pelosi[/crscore] dancing in the streets over the bill, it can’t be that good,” Huckabee argued.

When Hewitt asked Huckabee if the omnibus bill would “have any impact on the race” and Huckabee said the bill may hurt Rubio because “the fact that he is not showing up for work, nobody in Iowa that I talk to who has a job gets to just not show up for work and still get a full pay check. And I do think that may create some problems and he can say, ‘Well I would have voted against it, I was against it.’ But when you don’t show up to vote against it, I think you have some, as Ricky Ricardo would say, ‘You’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do.'”

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