Rick Scott Explains Why The Kavanaugh Debacle Shows America Needs Term Limits

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter

Senate candidate and current Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott lobbied for congressional term limits on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday, then turned his attention to critics of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

“Last night’s debate is a great example of why we need term limits,” Scott said. “Senator [Bill] Nelson did have one thing he could say he accomplished. He’s been in office since Richard Nixon was president. Had nothing he could say.”

“Let’s go back to Judge Kavanaugh. So, Senator Nelson has never met with him. Right? He said before he was even nominated, he would be against anybody Trump came up with. It’s a circus up there. It’s a Jerry Springer show,” he continued.

Scott called Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford “pawns” in a larger political game and pushed for Kavanaugh to be confirmed. (RELATED: Dick Blumenthal Breaks Ranks With Feinstein And Joins Schumer In Calls To Make FBI Kavanaugh Report Public)

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“Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh are just pawns in some game up there between the two parties,” he said. “So, he needs to be confirmed. He’s got a great track record. And I continue to support him.”

Scott also continued to hammer Nelson and accused him of using his position in the Senate to get rich, while failing to serve the people.

“Here’s a guy that’s been in office for all this time. I put my assets in a blind trust, right? I made my money in business. He’s made his money in politics,” Scott declared. “He’s been paid over $4 million, you know, in his job as a politician. You’re not supposed to get rich by being a politician in this country.”

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