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  • Florida US Sen. Rick Scott to Run for Second Term in 2024

    01/26/2023 2:30:46 PM PST · by conservative98 · 6 replies
    NBC ^ | January 26, 2023 | NBC 6
    One of Florida's two members of the United States Senate, Rick Scott, is running for a second term in 2024. Scott reportedly made the decision in an announcement first shared with NBC News. Scott released his campaign staff hires and made it clear he’s not planning to run for president, as some have speculated. “I’m running for the U.S. Senate,” he said.
  • Poll: Donald Trump’s Favorability Soars over Mitch McConnell

    12/24/2022 11:49:27 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Dec 2022 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Former President Trump has a significantly higher favorable rating than Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) a recent Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll found.The survey provided a list of high profile figures across the board in politics and found Trump standing at the top in terms of favorability, garnering 46 percent.That is higher than every other figure featured on the list, which includes President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and more. McConnell’s favorable figures are toward the bottom half of the list, garnering a 25 percent favorable rating — 21 points lower...
  • How Rick Scott Crashed and Burned Twice in One Year

    11/21/2022 6:32:49 PM PST · by lasereye · 36 replies
    AEI ^ | November 18, 2022 | By Marc A. Thiessen
    As chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) had one job: win the Senate majority. Not only did he fail, but he did so in spectacular fashion — through calamitous mismanagement of the NRSC that left Republican candidates under fire without air cover in the final critical months of the midterm elections. Now Scott is trying to deflect blame for the GOP’s disastrous showing. So, it’s worth reviewing the record of his catastrophic tenure at the helm of the GOP’s Senate campaign arm. According to the New York Times, by July of this year, Scott’s NRSC...
  • Chuck Schumer: Mitch McConnell and I Have ‘Remarkably Similar’ Vision for Future of Republican Party

    11/16/2022 8:51:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/2022 | Sean Moran
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reportedly said Wednesday that what he and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have said about the future of the Republican Party is “remarkably similar.” The comment comes after Schumer said in an interview with the New York Times he would like Republicans to work with Democrats in the aftermath of the midterm elections. Schumer’s remarks precede a Senate Republican Conference meeting in which Republicans will have to choose between McConnell and Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), the outgoing National Republican Senatorial Committee chairman, as the new Senate minority leader.
  • Scott vs McConnell drama turns into dueling calls for financial audits

    11/16/2022 11:38:27 PM PST · by blueplum · 6 replies
    WashingtonExaminer ^ | 16 Nov 2022 | Virginia Aabram & David Sivak,
    Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) defended the National Republican Senatorial Committee amid calls that its performance under his leadership should be audited after Republicans failed to take the Senate majority in the midterm elections. Scott said he would be willing to sit down with anyone concerned about the NRSC's bookkeeping and spending and touted the financial reforms he already enacted on the Senate Republicans' campaign arm when he took over in 2021. He invited the Senate Leadership Fund PAC associated with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to do the same.... ....Sens. Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) were the two...
  • Scott out as NRSC chairman after challenging McConnell for Senate GOP leader

    11/16/2022 11:36:07 AM PST · by Red Badger · 101 replies
    Just The News ^ | Updated: November 16, 2022 - 2:17pm | By Nicholas Ballasy
    Montana Sen. Steve Daines is the new chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and Scott is no longer a member of the Senate GOP leadership team Florida GOP Sen. Rick Scott is no longer the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee after challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for leader of the caucus on Wednesday. McConnell defeated Scott 37-10. Montana GOP Sen. Steve Daines was elected the new chair of the NRSC. McConnell, the longest serving Senate GOP leader, said on Tuesday that he welcomed the challenge from Scott but predicted he had enough votes to win. “I...
  • McConnell re-elected Senate GOP leader, defeating challenger Rick Scott

    11/16/2022 10:50:48 AM PST · by JonPreston · 94 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/16/22 | Sahil Kapur and Frank Thorp V
    WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was re-elected as Republican leader on Wednesday, defeating a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida that reflects growing angst within the party after it underperformed in the midterm elections.
  • Rick Scott announces plan to unseat Mitch McConnell as the top Republican in the U.S. Senate

    11/15/2022 8:07:45 PM PST · by RandFan · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov 15 | By Tyler Olson | Fox News
    Sen. Rick Scott is running to unseat Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as the top Republican in the Senate, he announced in a note to GOP colleagues Tuesday first obtained by Fox News Digital. Scott, R-Fla., the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), has been at odds with McConnell. R-Ky., for most of this year over political strategy. Scott is also more closely aligned with former President Donald Trump, who has called for McConnell to be removed as Senate Republican leader. "I’m writing to you today because I believe it’s time for the Senate Republican Conference to be far...
  • Rick Scott will challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate Republican leadership

    11/15/2022 5:43:52 PM PST · by Basket_of_Deplorables · 40 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 11-15-2022 | Caitlin Doornbos
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) will challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for the post of minority leader when the conference holds leadership elections. Scott, 69, announced he would stand against McConnell, 80, during a closed-door lunch for Senate Republicans on Tuesday and formally announced his intention on social media hours later... The status quo is broken and big change is needed,” tweeted Scott, a former Florida governor. “It’s time for new leadership in the Senate that unites Republicans to advance a bold conservative agenda. “That’s why I’m running to be the Senate Republican Leader.” McConnell did not seem unduly...
  • Mitch McConnell Dismisses Rick Scott’s Challenge for GOP Leader: ‘I Will Be Elected’

    11/15/2022 3:10:23 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/15/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) dismissed Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) Tuesday announcement that he would challenge McConnell for GOP Senate leader. “I have the votes. I will be elected,” McConnell told reporters during a Tuesday press conference. “The only issue is whether we do it sooner or later.”
  • Florida Senator Rick Scott Announces Challenge to GOP Senate Leader McConnell

    11/15/2022 2:29:04 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 21 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 15, 2022 | Kristinn Taylor
    Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) announced at a lunch meeting with fellow Republican senators on Tuesday that he is challenging current Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for his leadership post in the new Congress. Scott is the head of the NRSC, the GOP’s Senate campaign arm. His controversial tenure resulted in Democrats narrowly retaining control of the Senate. Scott’s bid is seen more as a protest as McConnell appears to have sufficient support to remain Leader. President Trump spoke about a Scott challenge to McConnell in a n interview last week with Glenn Beck, “I think Rick Scott would be...
  • Rick Scott Announced He’ll Challenge Mitch McConnell

    11/15/2022 12:47:29 PM PST · by Alter Kaker · 36 replies
    Twitter ^ | Nov 15, 2022 | Rick Scott
    The status quo is broken and big change is needed. It's time for new leadership in the Senate that unites Republicans to advance a bold conservative agenda. That's why I'm running to be the Senate Republican Leader.
  • Speculation Rises of Rick Scott-Mitch McConnell Clash for Senate GOP Leadership

    11/08/2022 7:50:21 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 29 replies
    amgreatness.com ^ | 11/8/22 | Eric Lendrum
    As the Republican Party appears poised to regain a Senate majority in Tuesday’s midterm elections, prior speculation of a challenge to Mitch McConnell’s leadership has only increased as the final hours count down. As reported by The Hill, Florida Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has long hinted at the possibility that he might challenge McConnell for the position of Senate Majority Leader. On Sunday, Scott again refused to rule out the option of running against McConnell after NBC’s Chuck Todd asked him about such a showdown on “Meet the Press.” When Todd asked if Scott would consider running for Senate Majority...
  • WATCH LIVE: President Donald J. Trump Holds Rally in Miami, FL - 11/6/22

    11/06/2022 9:40:33 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 461 replies
    Sunday, November 6, 2022: Join the RSBN broadcast crew LIVE from Miami, FL for all day coverage of President Donald J. Trump's “Get Out the Vote Rally” with Senator Marco Rubio. LIVE coverage begins at 11 AM ET. ttps://thekidsguide.com/, just pay shipping and handling! Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 5:00PM EST
  • Rick Scott Positioned to Become Senate Majority Leader

    10/27/2022 12:36:13 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 69 replies
    The Floridian ^ | October 27th 2022 | Javier Manjarres
    With Republicans poised to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and possibly the U.S. Senate, could Republicans winning control of the Senate usher in Florida Senator Rick Scott as the new Senate Majority Leader? Former Senate Majority Leader and current Minority Leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell, is considered persona non grata among most voting Americans, and many Conservative Senators in Washington for his open opposition of former President Donald Trump. President Trump has been at odds with Sen. McConnell since the 2020 Presidential Election, and after McConnell all but blamed Trump for inciting the January 6 Capitol Riot, the...
  • Liz Cheney’s Plan To Divide The Republican Party Has Failed

    10/24/2022 6:43:26 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 50 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | 10/24/22 | MOLLIE HEMINGWAY
    The widespread and coordinated plan to divide the Republican Party has failed, and it’s a major reason why Democrat prospects for the 2022 midterms are so bad. Separating Republican officials from their growing coalition of voters and the issues they care about has been the Washington establishment’s goal for several years now. The “divide and conquer” plan is being run by the Democrat Party, its propaganda press, and former leaders of the Republican Party such as Liz Cheney, who see how the GOP’s new composition and approach has threatened or destroyed their hold on power. The D.C. partnership has worked...
  • Washington Senate Race Put on ‘Upset Alert’ as Republican Smiley Polls Within Margin of Error

    10/24/2022 6:26:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/23/2022 | BRECCAN F. THIES
    Washington’s Senate race between 30-year incumbent Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Republican Tiffany Smiley has been placed on “upset alert” by the University of Virginia Center for Politics. Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball, the Center’s political prognosticating publication, also switched the race from “Safe Democratic” to “Likely Democratic.” The move in favor of Smiley also comes as the Republican outraised Murray by nearly double in the third quarter, beating her $6 million to $3.3 million. National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) also put Smiley’s race on his list of pick-up opportunities.
  • Trump, Senate Republicans back Herschel Walker in Georgia amid abortion allegations

    10/04/2022 2:27:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 4, 2022 5:08pm | Mark Moore
    President Donald Trump and the Republican Party remained in Herschel Walker’s corner Tuesday following a report that alleged the pro-life Senate hopeful from Georgia paid for an ex-girlfriend to get an abortion 13 years ago. Trump said Walker, whom he encouraged to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, has been “slandered and maligned by the Fake News Media and obviously, the Democrats.” “Interestingly, I’ve heard many horrible things about his opponent, Raphael Warnock, things that nobody should be talking about, so we don’t. Herschel has properly denied the charges against him, and I have no doubt he is correct,” the...
  • Report: Mitch McConnell Turns Optimistic Republicans Could Win Senate Majority

    09/20/2022 6:50:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has reportedly changed his mind on Republican chances of retaking control of the Senate in the midterm elections. Previously in doubt that Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) plan at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) would yield positive results, McConnell was cautiously optimistic Republicans will gain the majority, the Chamber of Commerce told Axios. McConnell attended a closed-door meeting on Monday at the chamber, where he said Republicans’ chances of retaking the Senate have improved. McConnell has previously claimed it was more likely Republicans would retake the House than the Senate. McConnell’s words are notable because he...
  • How a Record Cash Haul Vanished for Senate Republicans

    09/05/2022 7:49:40 AM PDT · by cuz1961 · 34 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Sun, September 4, 2022,
    . t was early 2021, and Sen. Rick Scott wanted to go big. The new chair of the Senate Republican campaign arm had a mind to modernize the place. .A year later, some of that braggadocio has vanished — along with most of the money. . By the end of July, the committee had collected a record $181.5 million — but had already spent more than 95% of what it had brought in. The Republican group entered August with just $23.2 million on hand, . . Now top Republicans are beginning to ask: Where did all the money go? .