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Why this GOP senator could be the low-key favorite for 2024

CNN, 28 Apr 2021
Republican Sen. Tim Scott has balanced between the Trump and establishment wings of the GOP better than just about anyone else. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why Scott could end up being the Republican frontrunner in 2024.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Republican Sen. Tim Scott to deliver GOP response for Biden address to Congress
https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/22/politics/tim-scott-gop-response-biden-congress/index.html

https://twitter.com/SenatorTimScott/status/1385318022240522245

https://heritageaction.com/scorecard/members/S001184/117

https://www.clubforgrowth.org/scorecards/app/?party=all&chamber=S&yr=2019&state=all&rep

https://www.thealmanacofamericanpolitics.com/

Sen. Scott says Trump's moral authority was compromised by his Tues. comments on Charlottesville
https://www.vice.com/en/article/j5dab3/tim-scott-trump-charlottesville-race

Sen. Tim Scott: Trump Has 'Obviously Reflected' On His Charlottesville Comments
https://www.npr.org/2017/09/13/550462690/sen-tim-scott-trump-has-obviously-reflected-on-his-charlottesville-comments

Transcript: Tim Scott's RNC remarks https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/24/politics/tim-scott-rnc-speech/index.html

Sen. Tim Scott says Trump is the ‘one person I don’t blame’ for Capitol attack
https://www.yahoo.com/now/sen-tim-scott-says-trump-220500303.html

Sen. Tim Scott on George Floyd verdict: ‘No question in my mind the jury reached the right verdict’
https://www.wistv.com/2021/04/21/sen-tim-scott-george-floyd-verdict-no-question-my-mind-jury-reached-right-verdict/

GOP senator floats compromise on policing legislation as bipartisan talks pick up pace
https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/21/politics/policing-reform-talks-congress-latest-negotiations/index.html

https://www.fec.gov/data/candidate/S4SC00240/

Tim Scott for president? Iowa and New Hampshire visits get people talking
https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article215227775.html

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