U.S. Senator Rick Scott: Trump 2024 VP?

2000: During a deposition of Scott in 2000 concerning faud allegations relating to Scott’s stewardship of Columbia/HCA, which he founded and served as CEO, he pleaded the Fifth Amendment 75 times.[37]

In settlements reached in 2000 and 2002, Columbia/HCA pleaded guilty to 14 felonies. In all, civil lawsuits cost HCA more than $2 billion to settle; at the time, this was the largest fraud settlement in U.S. history.[40][41]

2016: In the 2016 Republican primaries, Scott endorses Trump after Trump won the Florida primary.[95]Scott chairs a pro-Trump super PAC in the 2016 election.[95][96]

2022: In a private meeting at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump made a personal pitch to Senate Republican campaign chief Rick Scott. “You should run for Senate majority leader,” he told the National Republican Senatorial Committee, according to a person familiar with the exchange.