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Don Gaetz, Matt Gaetz call on Rick Scott to refuse Syrian refugees

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A prominent father-son pair of Northwest Florida lawmakers are calling on Gov. Rick Scott to join a push by a number of conservative governors to defy the Obama administration’s plan to accept more refugees displaced from war-torn Syria. On Monday, state Sen. Don Gaetz and Rep. Matt Gaetz sent a letter to Scott urging him to not accept any additional Syrian refugees. “We do not believe the federal government is prudent, wise or vigilant in bringing vast numbers of young Syrian males to…

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