From Florida Politics’ Jacob Ogleson, 2/24/2019:
Leaving no question there’s a new boss in the capital, Gov. Ron DeSantis has retracted another 169 appointments made by former Gov. Rick Scott before leaving office.
… In January, he retracted nearly 50 of Scott’s appointments. At the time, the Senate moved quickly and withdrew all names from appointments.
… With the 169 names retracted Friday and those appointments pulled back in January, DeSantis has now yanked 215 of Scott’s prior appointments. With this move, DeSantis effectively blocked every appointment Scott issued on his way out the door—and then some.
Scott, a Naples Republican term-limited as governor, now serves in the U.S. Senate. He’d previously dismissed any suggestion he made the appointments as part of a power play.