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President Trump tweets endorsements for Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis ahead of Tuesday primary

Trump tweeted "Vote for Rick on Tuesday!" and that gubernatorial candidate DeSantis has his "full and total Endorsement!"

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted his endorsement of Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis ahead of Tuesday's primary election.

Scott is running to replace Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, and DeSantis is running for Florida's governor's seat, currently held by term-limited Scott.

Scott is favored to win the Republican nomination during Tuesday's election. DeSantis is running against fellow Republican Adam Putnam, current agriculture commissioner.

In a series of tweets, the president praised Scott by saying he's doing a "fantastic job as Governor!" and that "Jobs are pouring into the State."

Trump then tweeted again to call DeSantis "a special person who has done an incredible job" and that he has "my full and total Endorsement!"

Florida's primary election is Tuesday with polls closing at 7 p.m. The general election is Nov. 6.

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