April 17, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/5/2013

"In my military time, when the commander in chief makes a demand or a request, you say 'Aye, aye sir,' and you march on. "

-- Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll

Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll said Thursday she had no idea law enforcement was investigating a veterans charity accused of running illegal slot machine-style casinos until two agents walked into her office last month.

Carroll said the agents told her she wasn't under investigation and asked her about Allied Veterans of the World, a group she had done public relations for before becoming lieutenant governor. When the agents walked out about 20 minutes later, Gov. Rick Scott's chief of staff was waiting outside her office. He told her Scott wanted her to resign. She said yes - there was no discussion, no hesitation.

Read more at the Associated Press.

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