Florida Gov. Rick Scott agrees to pay $700,000 to end public ...
Aug 7, 2015 - ... related public records lawsuits against him and his staff and uses state money to do it. ... Rick Scott has agreed to spend $700,000 in taxpayer money to settle... The lawsuits were filed by Steven R. Andrews, a Tallahassee attorney ... The settlement, first obtained by the Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau, ...
Michael39301 Wrote: Why can't, or isn't an indicted governor ousted from office? If enough evidence to indict, office holder should be forced to resign immediately.
Michael, His buddies all went to jail, but he managed to claim the "fifth" again and again and got of the hook. The message is if you got stolen money enough you can "buy" expensive lawyers
Florida is another state that astounds me. When one asks why the good residents of Florida re-elected Rick Scott, the answer is money. Rick Scott ran a zillion ads in the last few weeks with misinformation. And it worked. He got re-elected. None of those "bad things" about the governor mattered. Voters have a short attention span.
Regarding the federal government, if Ted Cruz orchestrates a government shutdown to force defunding of Planned Parenthood, and it doesn't work, Republicans will not pay a price as many pundits think. What only matters is what happens in October 2016 and early November 2016. What happens in October 2015 won't affect what the voters care about a year later. The past will soon be forgotten. People will vote with their tribes as they always do. Negative TV ads in the last few weeks before the election will saturate the media. The ads will not be intellectual. They will be hard hitting and designed to get out the base...to make the angry voters even more angry so they'll vote. They vote their emotions.