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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Florida Sen. Rick Scott backs Trump's 'law-and-order' rhetoric towards Justice for Floyd protesters

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 6:41 PM

click image PHOTO COURTESY RICK SCOTT/SENATE.GOV
  • Photo courtesy Rick Scott/Senate.gov

Following Gov. DeSantis' blustery and foolish 'zero tolerance' statement about the protests happening throughout the state calling for justice for George Floyd, Trump's other favorite Floridian, Sen. Rick Scott, chimed in, pleased as punch with Trump's favored tactics.

Scott appeared on CNBC this morning and, no surprises, fell right in line after offering lightning-quick condolences to the family of George Floyd, according to Florida Politics, stating:

"I’m glad the President is taking this seriously. I hope that every Mayor and every Governor does. I mean, you hear about the looting in New York. That can’t happen, we’ve got to stop this."

Scott's been a busy bee lately  not helping the citizens of the state he represents who are being chewed up in the gears of a broken unemployment system, or addressing a monumental health crisis, or even dealing with racial injustice and heavy-handed policing  but as one of a group of Republicans opening a politically motivated investigation into Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Priorities, y'know.

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