Rick Scott calls Joe Biden a ‘clown’ and ‘complete joke’
Sen. Rick Scott. Image via AP.

Rick Scott
The Senator fumed about Biden's Ukraine policy Thursday.

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott ramped up his attacks on President Joe Biden Thursday, calling the President a “clown” and a “complete joke” in the wake of Biden’s news conference Wednesday.

Biden spoke for nearly two hours to reporters. During those remarks, Biden said a “minor incursion” from Russia into Ukraine was something the United States and allies could tolerate. That phrase proved to be the launching pad for the Senator’s excoriating critique.

“What’s a minor incursion?” Scott asked. “Maybe like 2,000 people die, 5,000 people die, that would be a minor one? If 100,000 die, that would be a major one?”

“This is a joke. Biden is a complete joke with regard to foreign policy. Why is Putin doing this? Because he knows Biden is weak. Biden would rather have ice cream with somebody than stand up for Americans,” Scott said.

“It’s a disaster. I mean, Biden’s a clown. Biden’s never been a serious person. He’s just a talker. Talk, talk, talk, talk, talk, that’s all he’s ever done,” Scott continued, citing former President Barack Obama saying Biden would “screw up everything he touches.”

Asked if he was comfortable calling the President of the United States a “joke,” Scott said that “absolutely” was the case.

Scott’s blistering comments were made on “Varney & Company” on the Fox Business Channel, where he is regularly interviewed. He made the remarks the day after Biden appeared to concede the likelihood of Russia invading Ukraine during the press conference.

“My guess is he will move in, he has to do something,” said Biden, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine.

“And it depends on what it does. It’s one thing if it’s a minor incursion and we end up having to fight about what to do and not do,” Biden affirmed.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


17 comments

  • Matthew Lusk

    January 20, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    Rick is being overly kind with his adjectives!

    • Juan Perez

      January 20, 2022 at 4:07 pm

      Go to the clown of FL firt. Deathsantis,a corrupt,racist,white trumpist asshole licking.

  • Andrew Finn

    January 20, 2022 at 12:07 pm

    Hey Rick – You don’t have to go all the way to Washington DC to find a “clown” and “complete joke”. All you have to do is go to the Governor’s Mansion in Tallahassee. The biggest one is right there in our home state.

    • Impeach Biden

      January 20, 2022 at 1:33 pm

      No comparison whatsoever. That was an embarrassing press conference yesterday. I’ll give the senile old man credit for staying after he went through his choreographed press conference with pre determined state run reporters and his podium of cheat sheets to attempt to keep him on track. No wonder Putin is poking this weak and tired old man in the chest. If you were a bad guy and wanted to inflict harm on the United States now is the time. DeSantis is competent, lucid, and capable to run the state and or US. This feeble old man needs to go to the retirement home and take Pelosi and Schumer with him.

    • Impeach Biden

      January 20, 2022 at 6:37 pm

      Another whiney Democrat that didn’t tune into the Embarrassing press conference yesterday by incompetent Joe.

  • Sister Petite Bachi, Bishop Ludibrium Elementary

    January 20, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    “Maybe like 2,000 people die, 5,000 people die, that would be a minor one?” Oh my goodness, Mister Rick, if your compassion for Ukrainians was true for Floridians you would have long ago called both yourself and Mister DeSantis clowns and complete jokes, as the very real death count here in Florida from Covid-19 far exceeds your 2,000 and 5,000 imagined numbers for Ukraine and is a very real 63,000 Floridians, a number that you simply ignore. If only your brain was as bright as your shiny head, bless your heart.

    • Frankie M.

      January 20, 2022 at 5:28 pm

      Go easy on Ricky. He cannot afford to buy a mirror. Keep in mind he’s the same guy who refused to expand Medicaid in Florida because it would’ve helped people who don’t vote for him.

  • Tjb

    January 20, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    We have an idiot as a Senator.

  • Ron Ogden

    January 20, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    Rick Scott is not laying his cloak over the Ukraine mud for the Russian Bear to tread upon. Let’s stop all this political wordplay and get down to the point: Biden is becoming a danger to the peace of the world. Period.

    • Impeach Biden

      January 20, 2022 at 1:34 pm

      You are absolutely correct sir

  • Voldemort

    January 20, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Rick Scott is a felon. Nuff said.

    • Juan Perez

      January 20, 2022 at 4:11 pm

      Great answer. The most corrupted,conical politician,ba Trump puppet talking about humanity and compassion.

  • Frankie M.

    January 20, 2022 at 5:24 pm

    A clown & a joke. Maybe Ricky is confusing Biden with his predecessor Trump? Ricky is getting up in age & dementia clearly is taking its toll. #thoughts&prayers

  • Ocean Joe

    January 20, 2022 at 5:28 pm

    If you shake Rick’s hand, be sure to count your fingers.

  • robert holsinger

    January 20, 2022 at 6:50 pm

    Biden is the bravest president ever.
    No one else had the courage to end the Afghanistan War

    • YOUR Daddy

      January 22, 2022 at 12:58 pm

      Brave man who left billions of military surplus AKA tax Dollars in Afghanistan, after killing my fellow soldiers , Biden was brave calling grand Dragon off KKK his best friend , Biden was brave after being in Office over 40 yrs to have Never Been to the Boarders. Biden was brave to call black people rapist , to support segregation and then say poor kids are just as bright as white kids while saying you ain’t BLACK IF YOU don’t VOTE BIDEN .. worst rated president ever is Biden ,
      Biden is Nazi dictator Puppet , mandated, fake , inflation of our Dollar , job destroying , racist , coward ,sell out no good child molesting puke. . but he is the bravest ? I could think of alot better Presidents . I like the people’s only defense for Biden is to hate on Trump … I’m not Trump supporter so save you that argument also .. . You support Biden killing my fellow soldiers prob support Bush Jr still .. lol 😂

  • JuanPerez=cunt

    February 1, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    Juan Perez is a bitch that no one cares about 😂 Go back to cleaning tu madres rectal cavity with your tongue…. bitch. And worship your dumbocraptic puppets of the elite🖕

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