Scott Leads Trade Mission To Israel

posted by Rick Flagg - 

Governor Rick Scott is leading a delegation of almost 70 Florida business and government types on a trade mission to Israel this weekend. 

He says the goal is to return with more jobs.

"I hope every place we go they're also successful, but of course, I want all the jobs. I represent Florida, I want all the jobs here," he said.

Scott says international trade between Florida and Israel adds up to almost $300 million per year.

This will be Scott's second trade mission to Israel and it's not just business... there's a political angle. 

Before leaving, Scott expressed support for the idea of moving the U-S Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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