Florida Gov. Rick Scott: marriage equality is ‘the law of the land’

Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.)

Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) AP

The producers at Fox News must have thought something had gone wrong with the audio during an interview Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, with conservative Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida.

He was asked about same-sex marriage. And as Politico reported, what he said was, it’s been decided.

“The Supreme Court has already made a decision,” Scott told Greta Van Susteren. “It’s the law of the land.”

Referring to the massacre of 49 people at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. last month, the governor said what so many other Republicans have been afraid or unwilling to say: that the victims were LGBTQ.

The gunman attacked  “our gay community, attacked our Hispanic community,” Scott said.

“We need to figure out how to come together as a country and include the Republican Party. We all need to come together.”

When asked about the planks in the GOP platform addressing the LGBTQ community, Gov. Scott said he hadn’t seen it.

Watch Gov. Scott on Fox News, below:

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