Two U.S. senators proposed separate legislation that would change rules governing the impeachment of government officials, after impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump ended in acquittal by the Senate.
A spokesperson for the Florida senator said he had "no recollection" of meeting the indicted businessman.
"I think we ought to go through the right process," the lawmaker from Florida said.
"They've got to start being a partner. They're not a partner. So I think anything we raise in tariffs, we ought to give back to the rank and public in tax reductions so it doesn't impact American families. We've got to help American farmers open up more markets around the world," Scott said.
"I, uh, I, look I — I didn't do the tweets, Chuck. I can't talk about why he did what he did," Rick Scott told Meet the Press Sunday.
Rick Scott's lack of "critical thinking + honesty is embarrassing to the institution," the Democratic congresswoman said. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has "embarrassed [Democrats] to the point of irrelevance already," the GOP senator fired back.
Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott said President Donald Trump may not really believe in his own sanctuary city proposal, perhaps just floating the idea to "make everybody crazy."
"Scott has toed the line between imprudent campaign-trail rhetoric and problematic state action," said U.S. District Court Judge Mark Walker in his ruling. "But he has not crossed the line."
The ruling came just hours before the 3 p.m. deadline for the statewide recount to be finished.
State law requires an automatic machine recount if a vote margin is less than 0.50 percent in a statewide race.
Florida is once again at the center of an election storm as candidates file lawsuits and allege voter fraud while their races head for likely recounts.
Florida Governor Rick Scott accused "unethical liberals" of trying to steal the Senate and governor races.
The Democrats' slight leads come as President Donald Trump and independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont make trips to the Sunshine State to stump for their candidates.
In Florida, it's Trump vs. "the swamp," and the outcome could determine the future of the Republican Party.
"Either Bill Nelson knows of crucial information the federal government is withholding from Florida election officials, or he is simply making things up," Florida Governor Rick Scott said Friday.
"Everyone knows my husband Ron DeSantis is endorsed by President Trump," said the candidate's wife, Casey DeSantis, at the start of the advertisement.
That tragedy marked the 123rd child under the age of 11 killed or wounded in gunfire since January 1. It was also the second fatal shooting of a child shooting of that day.