A Senate Democratic campaign aide noted that Scott, who has been governor of Florida since 2010, has never had to run for statewide office in Florida when the national mood has swung against his party.
"I think in this case a lot of the differences between the two of us are going to come out in the course of this campaign", Nelson said.
"I've always run every race like there's no tomorrow -regardless of my opponent", Nelson said Monday.
Bustamante was the Florida governor's longtime press secretary and was slated to transition to Scott's Senate campaign team as the GOP millionaire prepares to challenge Democratic Sen.
"You're probably surprised, but I'm going to announce I'm running for senator", Scott told Politico.
"We need to shake up Washington", he told supporters at the warehouse.
President Donald Trump carried the Sunshine State by 1.2 percentage points in 2016.
Democrats, meanwhile, have been anticipating Scott's campaign for months and have already ramped up their criticism, noting that Scott was forced out as chief executive of Columbia/HCA amid a federal fraud investigation. Scott's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment about how much money had been raised so far.
Scott also repeatedly attacked "career politicians" without naming his opponent, Nelson, who has served in the Senate since 2001. Bill Nelson this fall. "We've got to take that same "can do" attitude, that it doesn't matter what the naysayers say; doesn't matter what the critics say".
Scott's entry poses a formidable challenge to Nelson, who has not had a serious challenge since winning his first term in 2000. In 1986, Nelson famously went through NASA training and spent six days orbiting Earth aboard the space shuttle Columbia.
"Now we've got to take that same mission to D.C.", Scott said.
"(Scott) used the Pulse tragedy as a political prop while shamelessly touting an A-plus rating from the NRA", said Anna Eskamani, a Democratic candidate for an Orlando-area state House seat. It's nearly as though the powerful dynamics that launched Scott into office are reversing, said Steven Schale, a Florida Democratic strategist who watched nearly helplessly as Florida turned against Democrats in 2010, 2012 and 2014 while President Barack Obama was in office. "And if this race is inspiration versus operation, you've got to give the operational advantage to Rick Scott".
Scott's entrance puts Democrats, who are trying to flip control of the Senate, on defense in the state.
Scott gained more of a nationwide profile recently due to the Parkland school shooting.
Liverpool "can beat anyone", says John Arne Riise, with Jurgen Klopp's side capable of winning the Champions League in 2018. Manchester City are 13 points ahead of Manchester United following their surprise 3-2 loss at the Etihad Stadium.
The company will also allow users to completely delete their Apple IDs, which was earlier possible only by contacting the company. The conventional wisdom is that Apple is a laggard in the race to infuse consumer technology with artificial intelligence .
It alleges portions of Rosenstein's order laying out Mueller's investigative mandate violate Justice Department rules. The Ukrainian connections and payments form the basis of the federal criminal charges Manafort now faces.
Raphel Varane will start against Juventus but Sergio Ramos is suspended and Nacho Fernandez is still out with a hamstring injury. However, they will be without midfielders Paulo Dybala and Rodrigo Bentancur through suspension.
Ri also paid a visit last month to Sweden, which acts as a diplomatic go-between for Washington and Pyongyang. But many in Washington seem to have another misguided assumption about those talks, analysts here say.
Although the implementation of tariffs is still some time away, futures markets and the stock market have felt the effects. Despite the mounting tension, the USA president said his country is not in conflict, Bloomberg said.
Dianne Feinstein, who represents the district where Tuesday's shooting occurred, expressed disbelief at the latest development. San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters the deceased woman had died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Defense attorneys have said jurors should be told to prepare for a trial that lasts one month, and the panel will be sequestered. The juror selected Monday was described as a young man who knew nothing about Cosby's case, the Associated Press reported.
She recently appeared on CBS' " 60 Minutes " and claimed Cohen orchestrated a payment to keep her quiet during the election. The president made the comments aboard Air Force One, heading from a roundtable event in West Virginia to Washington, D.C.
The QB completed 72.5 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, his best game of that season. He started just five games before spending time on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. "He really wanted to be a Raven".
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About 150 tires of all sizes were piled up at a traffic circle Tuesday, waiting to be transported to the nearby tent camp. Yahya Sinwar (in center, with binoculars), the political chief in Gaza for the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas.
Blunt said she is more similar to her nurturing mom character, Evelyn, than Krasinski is to Lee, the "old-school guy" he plays. We can only hope that John looked directly into an invisible camera after that interaction, à la Jim Halpert.
Bayern are virtual ever-presents at European football's top table but they are yet to really look up to that standard this season. Left-back David Alaba, back in training after a back injury, and midfielder Arturo Vidal, who has a knock, are unlikely to play.
An Iranian nuclear agency official told local media that the production of highly enriched uranium can be resumed within 4 days. The 20 percent figure is significant, because it is more than enough to quickly reach the threshold for a nuclear weapon.
But Lesnar destroyed Reigns' resistance with six F-5s - including one through an announce table - leaving him battered and broken. WWE issued a new press release earlier today confirming that Brock Lesnar has re-signed a new contract with the WWE .
The full auction is tipped to raise £2 million but when asked what he might spend the money on, Crowe remained tight-lipped. Although his divorce from Danielle Spencer was past year , today would have been the couple's 15th wedding anniversary.
Khan's lawyer asked for bail but the plea was adjourned after a judge said he wanted to see the entire case record. Salman khan was convicted for black buck poarching case, and was sentenced for 5 years imprisionment.
They had outshot the Wolverines , 7-4, to close the first period, and scored a power play goal in response just two minutes later. Notre Dame defeated MI 4-3 in the second semifinal with a thrilling finish, scoring the winning goal with five seconds remaining.
It represents the final chapter of the government's relentless offensive to fully retake the area after seven years of revolt. It is also unclear whether all of the Army of Islam fighters have agreed to leave and how long the evacuations will take.
The Journal article had said the WPP board was looking into whether Sir Martin had misused company assets, citing unnamed sources. Sir Martin Sorrell , boss of the world's largest advertising agency , is under investigation for alleged personal misconduct.
The couple, who have another daughter and a son, never left Chengdu, in the hope that Qifeng would find her way back to them. Kang contacted Wang and the pair realised that she shared some particular features including a small scar on her forehead.
Huang said Nvidia is dedicating itself to this problem, to make self-driving vehicles the safest option in the future. The Drive Constellation system is a two-server offering intended for simulated trials of autonomous vehicle software.