It was announced today that term limited Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) will seek election as a Senator for Florida,
“I never planned to fit in, and I won’t fit in in Washington, either,” Scott says in the video. “It’s time to shake that place up. We don’t need another politician in Washington. It’s full of politicians, and that’s why it’s broken.”
You can find the full story here on his announcement: CNN
There are reports that Rick Scott is running for the US Senate, Florida.
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) April 9, 2018
Rick Scott will make an awesome Florida Senator.
Democrats like to talk about their “blue wave.” But a Red Tide is rising high. Come midterms, it will roll right over that puny wave, sinking it to the deepest depths of total despair.
Get out there and vote.
— First Words (@unscriptedmike) April 9, 2018
After restricting the 2nd Amendment right of the people in Florida, Rick Scott now wants to expand his invertebrate Republican brand and do it nationally. Hard pass. https://t.co/3k2Gnf88gj
— Jesse Kelly® (@JesseKellyDC) April 9, 2018
Gun-grabber Rick Scott announces that he is running for Senate.
Sorry, I'm not excited.
This guy is another example of the problem with the Republican Party.https://t.co/vgtTDv2dzy
— Mark Pantano (@TheMarkPantano) April 9, 2018
For more twitter thoughts you can find them here: Rick Scott
Why it matters:
In March, a few weeks after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting that left 17 dead and sparked a national debate, Florida passed and Gov. Scott signed CS/SB 7026. You can read the full text here, Gun Bill
What the bill says: