Gov. Rick Scott Enters Senate Race in Florida, Setting Up Marquee Contest
12 April, 2018, 00:29 | Author: Anita Tucker
Scott is leaving office because of term limits and has been urged to challenge Nelson by President Trump. "People ask me that a bunch of times, about 'Are you this or are you that?' No". Washington is exhausted. And the truth is, both political parties share some of the blame.
"We have to all acknowledge that Washington's a disaster". "We shouldn't be sending the same kind of people to Washington".
That included during a September visit by Trump to Florida to survey hurricane damage. The race could be one of the most expensive and highly watched in all the midterm elections.
Most of all, Rick Scott has shown a willingness in the past to spend big chunks of the private fortune he amassed before running for office, some of it from a golden parachute he received from health-care giant Columbia/HCA, the company heavily fined for Medicare fraud after Scott's departure (an issue that continues to haunt his career).
The Sun-Sentinel of Florida's Broward County has published an editorial criticizing the Trump administration and Gov. Rick Scott for walking back on a promise not to drill for oil near the Sunshine State's coastline. "I believe in jobs". Scott edged out narrow victories in his two runs for governor, both of them amid a backlash to Obama. Bill Nelson, 75, and the conventional wisdom that this is not a Republican year.
The approach made Scott one of the most unpopular governors in the nation, but that has changed in recent years as Scott has moderated his tone and his policy proposals - he backed Medicaid expansion at one point and has pushed for more environmental spending - while making outreach efforts to a broader spectrum of voters, particularly Hispanics.
Rick Scott is running for U.S. Senate.
Scott, who oversaw one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in USA history as CEO of a hospital chain, is a multimillionaire who has self-funded his past campaigns.
Rick Scottannounced on Monday that he'll challenge Sen.
Scott's announcement was widely expected and Democrats have already mobilized against his campaign.
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Anticipating Scott's entry into the race, Democrats have spent months readying their attacks on his two terms in Tallahassee.
Scott previously won two close races for governor.
Puerto Rico Lt. Gov. Luis Rivera-Martin called Scott "a good friend of Puerto Rico, a good friend of all Hispanics".
But Scott's position on gun control is viewed skeptically by Democrats, who note that he did not embrace such action after the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando in the same way he did after the mass shooting at a Parkland high school in February.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee executive director Mindy Myers outlined how the party will go after Scott, including describing him as "self-serving and dishonest" and that he is "looking out for himself at Floridians' expense". That members of the United States Senate do not have term limits has been a point of contention before, and those who want change across the board in D.C. have suggested that imposing such limits will decrease worries about "politics as usual".
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