‘Don’t touch me’: Alex Jones provokes Marco Rubio in Senate intel press gaggle

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Infowars provocateur Alex Jones irritated Sen. Marco Rubio Wednesday, causing the Senator to tell Jones that he would “take care” of him if need be.

Rubio was in a media gaggle Wednesday (during a recess in a Senate intelligence hearing regarding Twitter and Facebook) when Jones patted him on the shoulder, causing the Senator to grimace in disgust.

“Don’t touch me. I’m asking you not to touch me,” Rubio said to Jones. “I don’t want to be touched. I don’t know who you are.”

Jones protested.

Rubio emphasized that he was serious.

“You’re not going to get arrested,” Rubio told Jones. “I’ll take care of [it] myself.”

Jones, clearly relishing the successful provocation, said: “He’ll beat me up!”

Rubio grimaced again.

“I didn’t say that,” said the Senator.

Rubio, per The Hill, marveled at Jones, “a heckler in a press gaggle.”

Jones seemed to be attempting to call Rubio’s attention to so-called “shadowbanning of conservatives,” while Rubio reiterated his concern about foreign interference in elections via social platforms, until the gaggle was derailed.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has been a correspondent for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. In 2018, he was a finalist for an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies "best political column." He can be reached at [email protected]


  • Dennis Coates

    September 5, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    Rubio you are a little bitch

  • Frankie M.

    September 5, 2018 at 11:18 pm

    I would pay to see Rubio knock that idiot out. Of course Trump would complain that Jones was “one of the good ones.”

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