Rick Scott bashes ‘Blame Game’ Joe Biden for latest price spike stats

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'He is failing hardworking Americans every single day.'

Sen. Rick Scott continued to hammer home his fundamental argument about President Joe Biden’s failures Tuesday, labeling the nation’s inflation problems as a “self-made crisis” stemming from the President’s policies.

The latest occasion for offense taken by the first-term Senator: Tuesday’s Producer Price Index release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which showed final demand prices up 10.8% year over year in May.

For Scott, this is the latest in a series of resounding indictments against Biden.

“Joe Biden’s self-made inflation crisis is destroying the nation. He is failing hardworking Americans every single day. The worst part is he has no real plan to fix inflation. Let me make one thing clear: it is Biden’s bad policies that are causing horrible things to happen to our seniors, families and small businesses everywhere,” Scott complained.

“Seniors who spent their whole lives saving for retirement are going back to work so they can pay their rising bills. Moms and dads are getting second jobs so they can afford to feed their families. Businesses are cutting staff and raising prices to keep the doors open. But Blame-Game Biden just doesn’t get it. All he’s offering is more inflation and less opportunity. Hardworking families cannot afford another day of Joe Biden; they deserve so much better,” Scott added.

The Senator’s latest anti-Biden jeremiad comes after a Monday where he got a lot of media attention for similar arguments.

Scott released another round of paid promotion of his “11-point plan to rescue America,” with a new television spot out Monday. The 30-second “Unfit” covered familiar territory. It highlights President Biden saying Scott is from Wisconsin, shows Scott yet again calling for the President’s resignation, and contends that Biden’s economic policies are “forcing America into a recession.”

In addition to paid media, Scott secured a prime-time booking Monday night on the Fox News Hannity program. Talking points were familiar to students of the Scott repertoire, with the Senator again calling for the resignation of “rich kid” Biden, and extending that call to a number of members of the President’s Cabinet.

See the Hannity segment below:

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


  • Impeach Biden

    June 14, 2022 at 10:07 am

    Once again just filled up my car at the local Costco. Been doing this since before Biden was elected. Sometimes there would be short lines but it was usually in and out. Now every time I go it is as if a hurricane is coming soon. This alone should concern the Democrats and the midterms coming. Now I know some of you elitists will spout off, but I can assure you the lines encompass all income levels and everyone is pissed. I live in one of the few Democrat strongholds in South Florida and by the looks of it a “Red Tide” is coming. Thanks Brandon for rallying the people.

    • Lynda

      June 14, 2022 at 1:33 pm

      Stop with the insulting “Brandon” theme. Joe Biden is trying to confront the greed of Big Oil which is making huge profits off the war in Ukraine sanctions against the enemy of the USA: Russia. Be a Patriot. Show you love the USA. Keep your criticisms of President Biden real.

      • Impeach Biden

        June 14, 2022 at 7:04 pm

        Lynda I am a patriot. As a matter of fact I am a USAF veteran that served for seven years. I have every right to criticize “Brandon” because he completely deserves it. So Brandon / Biden is taking on big oil eh? Then why is he begging Saudi Arabia to produce more oil. He is even talking to Venezuela as well. Yes, Brandon / Biden has been a complete disaster. Besides the debacle at the gas pump, you have rampant inflation, chaos at the Southern Border, rampant crime in big cities. Biden is simply too old and feeble to deal with these problems. You want to support him, then be my guest. I will not sit by and stay quiet as the insanity continues.

        • Tjb

          June 15, 2022 at 2:56 pm

          Hey Impeach, you like to bash Biden, but I don’t hear any real solutions coming from you on how to fix inflations and gas prices. PS … Being a Vet does not make you smarter or the expert that you believe to be.

          • ScienceBLVR

            June 15, 2022 at 4:32 pm

            Right again, T. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Nations has a lot more to do with gas prices, than the president of the US. And if we have to ignore some human rights abuses from countries like Venezuela and the Saudis, to fill up at Costco, so be it. And have you seen the profit Mobil Exxon posted for the second quarter? The chaos at the southern border? Hmm, that can has been kicked down the road for quite a few years, now. Inflation? Blame our twice impeached criminal/conman former president who didn’t think COVID was any worse than the flu- a million plus dead beg to differ on that one. It is unfortunate that a large group of folks in this country not only are pretty clueless about how the world works, and how a myriad of factors affect some of the problems we face today, but continue to vote against their own self interest due to the misrepresentation of facts and out right lies spewed by right wing media.

  • marylou

    June 14, 2022 at 11:28 am

    Inflation is terrible right now. Prices are high all over the world. Corporate profits are UP !

    Rick Scott got rich off Medicare fraud– the largest Medicare fraud ever committed (at the time). Now Rick wants to take away seniors’ earned Social Security and their Medicare. Rick’s plan shows that he will raise taxes on 50% of families, including working people and the elderly. Don’t fall for Rick’s BS.

  • Lynda

    June 14, 2022 at 1:29 pm

    Re: Sott bashes Biden
    Rick Scott is the senator in the state in which I live. Prior to that office, he was governor so I have had considerable time to evaluate his performance as an elected official. Scott as governor signed the gun safety bill passed in FL after the mass murder at Parkland high school. He and the Republican Legislature were under extreme pressure from the very talented student survivors and the determined parents of the mudered students. The bill raised the age to 21 to purchase an AR-15-style gun, instituted “Red Flag” laws and demanded a better sytem of background checks. The school’s resource officer has been charged with inaction for not going in immediately to kill the shooter.

    Scott’s 11 point plan has not been popular among Florida’s wage earners since it requires taxing everyone who earns money, even Social Security, etc. Scott’s plan would also “sunset” Medicare, Medicaid and social Security.

    Scott is a very wealthy person who made his money by using the hospital system built by a family member to scam Medicare. He has never been charged. Scott calling Joe Biden a “rich kid” is beyond ironic. Joe Biden was brought up as a working class kid and he fully realizes the plight of individual wage earners who make their money by working. Scott started his 11 point plan because the trump cult/Republicans have no formal platform for 2022. Scott’s 11 point plan shows how out-of-touch trump cult/Republican candidates are now and will be through 2024.

  • Tom

    June 15, 2022 at 7:11 am

    Sen Scott is correct of Brandon Biden, he’s atrocious. He is the worst President since Hoover, 100 yrs ago, the Great Depression.

    I love Sen Scott calling this incompetence out.

    Lynda, Marylou, stop your whining.
    Sen. Scott wants all Americans to pay taxes, isn’t that fair. Stop your bellyaching.

    You both are Dem Dumcrats. DeSantis America’s Gov, #1.

  • John Barron

    June 16, 2022 at 4:06 am

    Biden may suck but he’s better than DeSantis. Hopefully trump will come clean up this big pile of DeSantis we all stepped in down here in Florida.

    • Tom

      June 17, 2022 at 5:52 am

      You are dreaming Barron.
      America’s Gov is the whiz kid Gov. as
      he whizzes upon Dums daily, change your clothes.

      DeSantis saved Florida from blue state tyrants and made Florida #1.
      Florida is the Mecca model for economy, education, opportunity, environment and freedom.

      Rising tide for all, not a few.

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