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Rubio: Obama’s gun control policies would not have prevented Newtown

In an interview with CBS "This Morning," Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., followed up his response to President Obama's State of the Union address by dismissing the President's call for Congress to pass gun prevention measures.  "The problem is that everything the president is proposing would do nothing to prevent what has happened in Newtown, and nothing to prevent further violence in the future."

He continued: "In Florida we have gun laws that are pretty strict in terms of requiring background checks, and if you’re a concealed weapons permit holder, all the requirements for that. The problem is that laws are only followed by law-abiding people. The people who commit these gun crimes they don’t care what the law is. They don’t follow the law. They’re criminals."

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