Not that anyone wants his, but Rick Scott says he’s still not endorsing a GOP presidential candidate

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Gov. Rick Scott declined to endorse a Republican presidential candidate on Wednesday after Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses narrowly over Rick Santorum, reports the News Service of Florida. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box on Wednesday morning, Scott stuck to his message that whichever candidate can best articulate a plan for lowering unemployment and creating jobs will be the successful GOP candidate and have the best chance to unseat President Obama. The Republican governor said he hasn’t chosen a favorite candidate – he doesn’t know if he will before the Jan. 31 Florida primary – in part because none of the GOP candidates are talking enough about job creation for Scott’s satisfaction. “Let’s talk about where we want to take the country,” Scott said. Eventually one of the Republican candidates will, he predicted. Scott also said the candidates have to pay attention to Florida. “You have to win Florida to win the White House,” Scott said. “I don’t know how you can do it without.”

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