Last Call for 1.11.21 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics

Last Call — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics.

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Turning the page on the Donald Trump era, U.S. Senator Rick Scott conveyed an aspirational upbeat positivity in a new video introducing himself as chairman of the Senate campaign wing.

The imperatively titled “We must win” runs just a little over two minutes, and sees an upbeat Scott in his familiar NAVY cap, focused on the future rather than the exiting administration.

“I’ve just now taken over as the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The fact that my fellow Senators chose me to be the NRSC Chair proves one thing for sure. They obviously don’t like me much, because I now have to figure out how to raise roughly a gazillion dollars,” he says.

The video comes as liberal groups denounce Scott remaining on as NRSC chair in the wake of his vote against certification of the presidential election results.

A spokesperson told Florida Politics that “Democrat groups in Washington are scared of Rick Scott taking over the NRSC.”

“No, Senator Scott will not be resigning. He looks forward to working for the next two years to take back the Senate majority from

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