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Tags: Rick Scott | Senate | fix | Washington

Gov. Scott on Senate Candidacy: 'We're Going to Fix Washington'

By    |   Tuesday, 10 April 2018 02:12 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said that he is running for the U.S. Senate because he plans to "fix Washington."

"We have done everything we can to turn the state around. We have got to do the exact same thing in Washington. We have got to get Washington to work for all of us, less taxes, regulations and more jobs in the country. I can't run as governor again. I'm going to put all my effort into trying to fix Washington. We're going to fix Washington," Scott said Tuesday on "Fox & Friends."

The governor called for "fresh ideas" in Washington.

"We have to get talkers out of there. We have got to get doers in there. That's what I'm going to run on," Scott said in the "Fox & Friends" interview.

Scott, who is term-limited as Florida governor, said that he takes his opponents seriously.

"I don't care who is an opponent. I always take them seriously. And I run like there is no tomorrow," Scott said.

One policy he is proposing is term limits for Congress, Scott said.

"The concept of career politicians makes no sense in this country. We have term limits in Florida for House and Senate, clearly, term limits in states for governors, which they should, term limits for president. Why don't we have term limits for Congress? Who doesn't want it? The politicians in D.C. don't want it," Scott said.

"We're going to win this race just like I won the two governors' races, by talking to people and solving their problems," Scott added.

On Monday, Scott announced that he would run for Senate, calling Washington a "disaster."

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott said that he is running for the U.S. Senate because he plans to "fix Washington." "We have done everything we can to turn the state around. We have got to do the exact same thing in Washington.
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