In response to Rick Scott’s refusal to attend tonight’s CNN town hall on gun safety, Florida Democratic Party Spokesperson Caroline Rowland issued the following statement: “Rick Scott’s refusal to join survivors, students, parents, teachers and Floridians at tonight’s discussion shows how afraid he is to explain his long record of opposing common-sense gun safety measures. He can’t defend
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Scott called for “thoughts and prayers” as news of the shooting emerged, and Rubio sent off a tweet calling the shooting an event “you pray never comes.” But both men have a history of coziness with gun advocates, receiving “A+” ratings and endorsements from the National Rifle Association ahead of their respective elections in 2014 and 2016.
“The only thing this President has done during his first year in office is increase taxes on Florida’s working families to pay for tax cuts for the very wealthy, while continuing his hateful rhetoric against women, immigrants, and people of color.”
“I have no doubt that instead of delivering a message of inclusivity and an agenda that benefits all Americans, President Trump’s address will be full of innuendo, empty promises and lies”
…words that best describe the president’s first year in office, 38 percent responded with “disgusted” and 24 percent said “scared,” the top two results
While the Florida Democratic Party forcefully condemns these remarks, the silence from so-called “leaders” within the GOP such as Commissioner Putnam and Congressman DeSantis has been just as alarming as it has been deafening.”