George W. Bush to visit Palm Beach for Rick Scott fundraiser

FILE - In this June 23, 2017 file photo, former President George W. Bush speaks during "Stand-To," a summit held by the George W. Bush Institute focused on veteran transition, in Washington. Bush will be in Florida on Friday to fundraise for Gov. Rick Scott's bid to oust Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in a closely watched and expensive campaign. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Friday, former Republican president George W. Bush is visiting South Florida to give Governor Rick Scott a boost in his U.S. Senate campaign.

George W. Bush will be a special guest at a fundraiser for fellow Republican Rick Scott in Palm Beach this evening.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is also expected to make an appearance.

According to the invitation, supporters can attend the Bush event for a suggested donation of between one to 25-thousand dollars.

A recent poll showed Scott in a dead heat with Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson who has held the Senate seat since the year 2000.



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