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Old and fox on top of the fallout over the Zimmerman -- while most of the protests have remained peaceful some have nots.
In Oakland California angry demonstrators setting fires breaking windows burning the American flag.
In New York thousands of protesters taking to the streets blocking traffic and virtually shutting down Times Square.
Ground zero and all of this Sanford Florida -- the verdict came down to Florida Republican governor Rick Scott who is appealing for calm.
You have com.
In Florida governor and we do -- I'm a father -- my grandfather.
Heart goes out to the -- Martin family.
Losing a seventeen month are seventeen year old son.
Your heart goes out to him.
I'm at the parents.
I think now with them introduce them to.
-- apartment law enforcement and let them noise bring in a special prosecutor.
But -- -- -- -- I'm thankful for those jurors that's a tough trial.
And you know through all that and deliberate it's tough.
What is your reaction to the Justice Department suggesting he could bring criminal federal charges if he did.
That would bring this whole thing back again.
But it got -- they've got and make a decision on their own.
-- my would you respond if they said yes would going ahead with a federal criminal probe right after looking at the time went down.
You know I -- I think -- really out of focus now is what happened FM and a loss aside.
I want appreciative of the jurors operational how the -- -- on Martin families handled it.
And I'm glad we have a jury system.
And I'm thankful for for that.
Now back in march of 2012.
Right after the event the president made the statement went in front of the cameras make a statement about the -- on -- case.
-- right after the verdict was delivered he made another statement which all quote from -- a moment but trust.
Do you think that the president -- so to himself.
Into the judicial system because that has been the subject to some criticism.
I don't know if he did or didn't you know when I just think about is I think about the family.
I think about the fact we have a jury system I'm appreciative of that -- six women jurors.
There was a tough trial they deliberated.
And -- Korea and a very tough prosecutor.
She's been criticized heavily.
-- she's she's a tough prosecutor when the toughest in the nation to chief overcharge.
I don't know but she's a tough prosecutor.
The Martin family loss aside.
-- -- -- -- You feel sorry for them as a father and grandparents are really the start of that that a quote to you from -- Obama's statement which he issued right after the verdict was announced he said.
We should ask ourselves if we are doing all weekend to stem the tide of gun violence that clings to -- -- lives across this country on a daily basis.
We should ask ourselves as individuals and as a society.
How we can prevent future tragedies like this as citizens that's a job for all of us that's the way to Obama trade on March what do you make of that statement.
Well -- shouldn't we should interest in the politics.
This was a tragedy.
-- -- it's been hurt you know forever.
We shouldn't turn Aniston and of -- the politics do you think that the president though was may be calling for Florida to take a second look at stand your ground -- more.
Here's what I did once this veteran -- -- case happened.
I put together a bipartisan commission.
And we went through they are they went through and looked it looked at it.
And -- recommendation as we not make any changes that is -- the way it was intended and -- -- -- that absolutely.
Will you make any changes of any kind to the judicial system -- to the rules and regulations in place following this trial -- the vote but here and so.
Would stand your ground we had I had a task force and their recommendations -- -- any changes to.
A Florida is calm as we speak and -- we know look we have a great state people care about each other and our state.
Where if we -- -- primary.
Our shares for police chiefs -- -- law enforcement they do great job did you take special precautions you knew cancel the -- it would be coming down you moved.
People in place actually keep a lid on things absolutely we have great chairs to please any suggestion that any time that than it would -- And to put it like -- you know we're a state that you know it's it's challenging but.
You know we've had challenges in our state.
And we -- that law enforcement did a good job the pastor did a good job our communities -- a good job.
Let me talk to the issue of the national gone.
I believe they're going to be fullest because of sequester cups in your state just as hurricane season comes along -- -- make any sense and you stop at well.
So is that you sequestration.
They say they're gonna cut.
Hours of our National Guard nothing about this.
These are individuals that have gone over and defended her freedom in Afghanistan Iraq and put their lives at risk and now -- and cut their pay 20%.
That's right on top of -- -- hurricane season.
We gave them other ideas where they never had to furlough one of our troops he said no.
We didn't mind is how they can do it outside a hurricane season they said no.
-- I'm gonna have a conversation with the department of defense and hopefully they're gonna say you know what we made a mistake.
We're not -- for -- National Guard during hurricane season.
In the back of your mind is there -- suspicion that you are a Republican the Republican governor in a very important states.
And this administration is not gonna help you out by abandoning the follows National Guard people in hurricane season for you hope not -- hope.
In the back of -- mind you think you hope not though you think about these are individuals to have 20% compensation cut like that.
If we have a hurricane.
They're going to be responsible.
For making sure that our National Guard was not prepared for that hurricane would you want to do that.
Even if you want to play politics she wouldn't do that.
How about jobs I know he -- jobs jobs -- got in thirty pounds that's how I wanna talk about a -- three or 30000 jobs in little over two years.
Big turnaround below the national average in unemployment seven point 1%.
And -- we see your whole face just lit itself.
And -- I Jon Stewart gets -- seven steps is 7000 jobs were almost halfway there after two and a half years.
Jobs but are they solid full time jobs we hear a lot about part time jobs being created because of obamacare -- -- -- They're not which of course -- you know every -- -- full time.
But look we're back to work.
Seven point 1% unemployment below the national average the four years before became governor the state lost 832000.
Were right to work state.
No personal income tax a little business tax so we've gotten -- regulation.
Have -- companies like -- Northrop Grumman is spending.
AT&T is expanding horizons expanding -- expanding so I'm -- nine trade delegations around the world.
We're getting jobs are great state Perry Jones is that again go there 330000.
Jobs seven point 1% -- -- on the way to the fifth.
Your eyes just lit up when -- -- on the Scott thanks for joining us -- I think appreciate it.
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