ICYMI: RICK SCOTT TOUTS EVERGLADES PROJECT HE VOTED AGAINST, FUNDED BY BIDEN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW
Scott Can’t Resist Taking Credit For Biden’s Accomplishment, a Historic Investment for Florida
On Tuesday, Florida Senator Rick Scott joined a fast-growing group of Republicans by taking credit for federal funding that he voted against, as reported by HuffPost. Senator Scott said he was “proud” to secure a historic $1 billion in funding for Everglades restoration, even though the funding comes from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal that Scott voted against.
Senator Scott’s shameless credit-claiming can only mean one thing: that President Biden’s once-in-a-generation public infrastructure bill is a great investment for communities across America, including Florida.
- Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Tuesday became the latest Republican lawmaker to claim credit for the bipartisan infrastructure deal he opposed in Congress.
- After joining U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials for a tour of the Herbert Hoover Dike, which stands to benefit from new federal investments to make the Everglades more resilient, Scott said he was “proud” to help secure “an unprecedented $1 billion for Everglades restoration, the largest single amount ever allocated by the federal government.”
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