"People ask me that a bunch of times, about 'Are you this or are you that?' No". Both political parties share some of the blame.
"Washington is horribly dysfunctional. We're not going to see a change in Washington if we don't have term limits on Congress".
Scott won his two gubernatorial campaigns in expensive, highly negative races where he edged out Democratic opponents.
University of Central Florida political scientist Aubrey Jewett said Scott rode a tea party wave into office and will now try to surf a potential Democratic wave to the nation's capital. It's about whether Rick Scott can go be a consensus builder for the state of Florida, which Sen.
"What I focused on when I got elected [governor] was getting 700,000 jobs over seven years and changing the direction of the state", he told Politico Sunday. The Independent Party of Florida ran a candidate that year, Peter Allen, who picked up another 2.3 percent. Bill Nelson as the luckiest man alive when it comes to his campaigns.
As the person Scott is challenging in the election has been a member of the Senate since the closing days of the Clinton Administration, a campaign centered around changing the Beltway is likely to catch the attention of many voters otherwise jaded by politics.
Saying he had helped turn the state's economy around during his two terms in office, Mr. Scott said, "We have to keep looking forward and that's why today I'm announcing another mission.I have made a decision to run for the United States Senate".Читайте также: Commonwealth Games 2018: Everything you need to know about Laurel Hubbard
Rick Scott (R) announced on Monday that he'll challenge Sen.
Gov. Scott and First Lady Ann Scott issued this statement early Monday afternoon.
For Scott, it will be his third election in his political career. She traveled with Scott on his South Florida trips and was particularly visible in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and was at his side after the deadly shootings at Pulse and Parkland.
Nelson said that Scott's transformation is exclusively about trying to win elections.
CNBC reported that Scott has an A+ rating from the NRA, but signed into law new restrictions on gun purchasing and banned bump stocks after Nicholas Cruz killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Critics say the state would be adding jobs regardless of Scott's policies, and they deride his economic record as one of low-wage job growth.
Scott is forced to step down at the beginning of the year due to term limits.
Scott repeatedly talked up his "outsider" status. By April 2006, her entire campaign had imploded, almost every major staffer had resigned, and she went on to lose to Nelson by more than 22 points.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.