Florida Gov. Rick Scott Endorses Trump, Asks GOP To 'Come Together'

Scott said, "The voters are speaking clearly — they want a businessman outsider who will dramatically shake up the status quo in Washington."
SMS

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is throwing his support behind Donald Trump. 

In a post on his Facebook page, Scott called on Republicans to "come together." He wrote, "The voters are speaking clearly — they want a businessman outsider who will dramatically shake up the status quo in Washington."

Scott's statement came with a warning that if the GOP doesn't come together on someone soon, it risks losing the election in November. 

Scott had said he would hold off on endorsing a candidate until after the Florida primary. 

His announcement came just a day after Trump won in Florida, beating Marco Rubio by almost 20 points in his home state. The win secured Trump 99 more delegates. 

This video includes a clip from MSNBC and images from Getty Images.

Featured Stories
Donald Trump and Swedish flag

Trump Clarifies 'What's Happening' In Sweden

Chicago skyline

What Are The 2 Chicagos?

Japanese-Americans registering for work, under the Work Corps plan for evacuees

75 Years Ago: An Executive Order Sent 120,000 Japanese Into Internment

Now Watching
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Endorses Trump, Asks GOP To 'Come Together'
Want to see more stories like this?
Like Newsy on Facebook for More Presidential Election Coverage