Rick Scott is Lying About Bill Nelson’s Record

From Tampa Bay Times and PolitiFact’s Allison Graves, 04/04/2018:

… Republican Gov. Rick Scott slammed Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson’s record on Iran.

“While Bill Nelson voted against requiring Iran to recognize Israel and release American hostages, the following year, Governor Scott signed legislation that helped prevent state investments in Iran,” Scott said in a press release April 30.

… We found that Scott’s claim mischaracterizes the vote Nelson took and leaves out that Nelson has actually advocated for the release of hostages in Iran.

Our ruling: … The attack is a misleading stretch.

… We rate this claim False.

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