Sen. Marco Rubio has taken some heat from conservatives for his support of Shamnesty Redux. Today, he had a chance to state his case on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show.

The Right Scoop has audio of the full interview:

Rubio made sure to emphasize his commitment to border security:

Before attempting to steer the conversation somewhat:

Limited government is our goal, no doubt, but it’s important to remember what that limited government’s job is:

Overall, despite his initial nervousness, the interview turned out well for Rubio:

Raves from Rush are coveted as conservative cred. Rubio did himself a favor today.

And regardless of your satisfaction with Rubio, he did say one thing we can all agree on:

Amen to that.


(Editor’s note: A hearty thanks to @SooperMexican for the #MarcoRushio hashtag.)