BREAKING: Governor Rick Scott Made 1 Phone Call After Florida Shooting… Not Who You’d Expect

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People take cover at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport on January 6, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

America shuttered last Friday when Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida became the scene of the most recent mass shooting.

The gunman, who is now in police custody, was identified as Esteban Santiago. Santiago opened fire at a baggage claim. Five were killed and nine were injured.

Florida Governor Rick Scott later gave a statement at a press conference and revealed that instead of talking to President Barack Obama, he spoke with President-elect Donald Trump. When pressed as to why the governor responded that,

“This is not the time to be political.”

On the internet, particularly Democrats, were quick to respond with backlash without understanding the context of Scott and Obama’s relationship.

In the past, Obama has neglected Florida. The outgoing president had refused direct contact with the governor, even when Florida experienced the worst mass shooting in history…

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