President Donald Trump is traveling to Tampa Tuesday night to hold his first campaign event in the Sunshine State this election cycle.
There is no such requirement.
Trump said he spends a lot of time in Florida and only sees Nelson when it is election season. "You know if you go out an buy groceries, you need a picture or a card - you need ID", Trump said to the crowd.
"After a while, you forget who's the senator", Trump said, adding that he wants to make sure Scott "wins and wins big".
Trump was railing against the idea of noncitizens voting and advocating stricter voting laws when he claimed that IDs are required for everything else, including shopping.
Shoppers do need IDs to buy alcohol, some medicines and cigarettes. He issued a vialed threat about a government shutdown unless congress acts to fully fund a boarder wall. Bill Nelson and also backed Rep. Ron DeSantis in his candidacy to replace Scott in the governor's office.
Trump, who is seeking Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court in the fall, also made the case that voters need to elect more Republicans, pointing to Democratic opposition to his pick. The Democrats are not voting for what we want to do.
"Then Mr. Trump said, 'you're fired.' I love that part", DeSantis reads to another child from Trump's "Art of the Deal" book.
Trump endorsed Scott and Ron DeSantis for the key governor's race.
With sky-high approval ratings among Republican voters, the president has injected himself into several recent GOP primaries, helping candidates in Georgia, Alabama and SC with endorsements that have helped set the stage for the fall elections.
Florida represented a crucial triumph for Trump in the 2016 presidential election and the president has maintained a steady presence in the state, returning frequently to his winter home in Palm Beach. "And you need your picture".
"It's insane", he added, "but we're turning it around".