About Rick Scott:
Richard Lynn Scott is an American businessman and politician who has been the 45th Governor of Florida since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party of Florida.
I believe that free-market principles will solve our healthcare problems.
I've built companies, I've created jobs, I know the frustration of small businesses with higher taxes.
Studies show that people that are on welfare are higher users of drugs than people not on welfare.
It's a hard job to become president.
We ought to be bragging about Florida!
Part of my job is to get out and talk to people. I do that as much as I can.
I think most people are not willing to make the tough choices.
How much should the state be involved in regulating the growth in communities when you already have a county doing it, or a city doing it?
I don't look at polls.
I try to be respectful of how other people think, I try to listen to what they're saying.
Prosperity comes from the private sector.
Obstacles to job creation in America are a result of policy, not of motivation.
If career politicians had the solutions, we wouldn't be in the mess that we are.
If I believe your jobs plan, I'm going to vote for you.
In my case, I think people are surprised that I'm doing exactly what I said I was going to do when I ran, because that's not the typical politician.
I've absolutely lived the American dream.
I can't imagine anybody not wanting to make sure that noncitizens don't dilute legitimate U.S. citizens' vote.
I'm supposed to enforce the laws of the land.
You have got to make sure there's due process for somebody that's accused of a crime. You've got make sure they're safe.
You've got to be known for what you're running on, what principles.