Gov. Rick Scott: End 'Stop Trump' campaign

Florida governor says party should unite behind Donald Trump


ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott took to social media Wednesday to urge a halt to the so-called "Stop Trump" campaign within the Republican Party.

"It is time for the ‘Stop Trump’ movement to end," Scott wrote on Facebook. "(Tuesday's) election results show that the anti-Trump efforts didn’t work."

GOP front-runner Donald Trump won a clean sweep Tuesday of the five states where voters went to the polls: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

Scott urged Republicans to unite.

"Donald Trump is going to be our nominee, and he is going to be on the ballot as the Republican candidate for president," Scott wrote. "The Republican leaders in Washington did not choose him, but the Republican voters across America did choose him. The voters have spoken."

Scott said that if the anti-Trump groups continue, their efforts will only benefit Hillary Clinton's campaign.

"The damage that President Obama has done to our country is serious and substantial," Scott wrote. "We cannot afford another four years of liberal incompetence, and that is exactly what Hillary Clinton would bring."

Scott said all Republicans should turn their focus to November, helping Trump defeat Clinton.