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Rick Scott to meet with Donald Trump; again says he would pass on VP spot

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Rick Scott will meet with Donald Trump on Monday, but once again said he would pass if offered a spot on the presidential ticket.

The Washington Post on Thursday reported Scott will travel to New York to meet with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. On Friday, Scott told CNN he initiated the meeting in hopes of talking about how Trump can win the Sunshine State.

“I want to talk about how we won in 2010 and 2014,” said the Naples Republican. “I was not the establishment candidate, and we won. And I want to talk to him about what it’s going to take to win.”

Scott went on to say he believes Trump “can win big if he focuses on the state and does the same things.”

When asked by CNN host Wolf Blitzer whether he would be Trump’s vice president if asked, the Naples Republican once again said he would “pass on that.”

“I’ll say no,” said Scott. “I like this job. I worked hard to get this job.”

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