Florida Sen. Rick Scott is the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC). With a 50-50 tie in the Senate, Scott is leading the charge to flip the Senate in 2022 and take back the White House in 2024. Scott will discuss the future of the Republican Party, calls from GOP lawmakers to boycott corporations that have been critical of Georgia’s new voting laws, and the Biden administration’s immigration policies and the surge of migrants at the border.

Highlights

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) criticized the Biden administration for their immigration and border policies. “We have to have a secure border… I know you can’t get anything done if you don’t have a secure border. I think what Biden has done has harmed the ability to get any immigration reform done. I took an aerial tour with Gov. Ducey and this idea that you would just not put up the fences or put up the gates so there are just gaping holes or you wouldn’t electrify the lights and the cameras so border patrol can do their jobs.” (Washington Post Live)
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) says the sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz are “serious,” but added that he thinks it’s important to wait for the facts. “These are serious allegations. I think the most important thing before anything happens, let’s get the facts out. Then we decide what to do.” (Washington Post Live)
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) told the Post that Republicans are focused on issues like immigration, reopening schools and restricting transgender athletes. (Washington Post Live)
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) says he doesn’t agree with the comments former president Donald Trump said about Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during a speech Saturday night. “I don’t agree with the things the president said on Saturday night. I have a very good relationship with Sen. McConnell and all the Republican senators." (Washington Post Live)

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.)

Senator Rick Scott was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018 and is serving his first term representing the state of Florida.

Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Rick Scott served two terms as the 45th Governor of Florida, where he turned around Florida’s economy and fought for policies to ensure Florida is the best place for families and businesses to succeed.