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Gov. Scott to finish out his full term, holds off senate
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Gov. Scott to finish out his full term, holds off senate

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The U.S. Senate class of 2019 will be sworn in on January 3, but one senator-elect will not be around for swearing in festivities.

In keeping with his promise to Floridians, Gov. Rick Scott will serve every day of his final term as governor and will not be sworn into the Senate until January 8, leaving the senate seat vacant for 5 days.

 “Gov. Scott will remain governor until January 8th, 2019,” said John Tupps, a spokesman for Scott. “U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to hold the ceremony for Governor Scott’s swearing-in as U.S. senator from Florida that afternoon.” (Tampa Bay Times)

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Scott’s swearing in ceremony will be held on the same day Governor-elect Ron DeSantis is sworn into office in Florida.

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Expect a lot of fanfare for DeSantis’ inauguration and a smaller, more intimate ceremony for Scott, which most likely just include family, close friends, some staff, and senate leadership.

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Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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