It’s not only Donald Trump who is fighting back against the comments that Pope Francis made on Thursday, now candidates Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are coming to Trump’s aid. Bush responded to the controversy by saying that the Pope has no right to comment on Trump’s religious reverence, while Rubio remarked that the U.S. has a right to control who enters the country.

You sure that’s what side you wanna take on this, fellas?

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Bush & Rubio Defend Trump After Pope Francis’ CommentsMarco Rubio and Jeb Bush are taking Donald J. Trump’s side against Pope Francis

Posted by NowThis Election on Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at srobinson@ringoffireradio.com