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Rick Scott dodging responsibility and questions as offshore drilling ruse exposed yet again

Rick Scott dodging responsibility and questions as offshore drilling ruse exposed yet again

 

As Rick Scott travels to Sarasota and Riviera Beach today, more revelations and more questions about his offshore drilling stunt and his role as chair of a federal Super PAC to skirt campaign finance laws are reminding Floridians just why they can’t trust Rick Scott and his self-serving politics. Florida Democratic Party spokesman Sebastian Kitchen released the following statement:

 

“Rick Scott is stopping in two coastal communities today as his willingness to play political games with offshore drilling is exposed once again. After their political stunt that misled Floridians into believing Florida was safe from offshore drilling, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated yet again that Florida was not exempt from offshore drilling, further proving this was nothing but an elaborate plan to help Rick Scott in his run for U.S. Senate. Once again, Scott has shown he’ll do and say anything to get elected, even if it threatens Florida’s most valuable resource.” 

 

Rick Scott’s Worrisome Wednesday:

Along with Zinke saying again Wednesday that Florida was not exempt from offshore drilling, a political committee filed a complaint against the secretary for violating federal law by using government resources “to partake in blatant political activity” to help Rick Scott in an election year, according to Politico.

 

Rick Scott’s Early Gift From Trump Team May Create More Problems Than It’s Worth, 4/11/2018, HuffPost

 

As a reminder, PolitiFact ruled Scott’s change of position on offshore drilling a full flop.

 

Rick Scott disclaims responsibility for federal elections complaint about ‘New Republican PAC’, 4/11/18, Florida Politics. 

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