Pro-Rick Scott Group Hits Charlie Crist On Obamacare Despite Scott Endorsement Of Medicaid Expansion


A 527 group supporting Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) released a new web ad Monday hitting former Gov. Charlie Crist (D), who is running for Scott’s seat, on his support of Obamacare.

“Obamacare isn’t working but instead of standing with Florida, Charlie Crist stands with Obama,” a voiceover in the ad, produced by the pro-Scott Let’s Get To Work committee, said.

The Florida Republican Party and Let’s Get To Work is spending a total of six figures on the ad, according to Politico.

Here’s the rub though: back in February Scott endorsed a Medicaid expansion in Florida under Obamacare, but the Republicans in the state legislature refused to approve it. 

“I cannot, in good conscience, deny the uninsured access to care,” Scott said at the time.

Watch the ad below:

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