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Tax question dodge: Unlike colleagues, Scott avoids Internet sales tax debate

Gov. Rick Scott said Monday he prefers to stay out of the current congressional debate over a federal Internet sales tax bill. File photo by Bill Cotterell.

Republican governors in several states are lining up in favor of a federal Internet sales tax bill, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott prefers to stay clear of an issue that splits the GOP as he gears up for re-election.

Scott said Monday he will let Congress hash out federal issues, including the Internet sales tax, even though earlier in the day he called for President Barack Obama and the Department of Defense to reverse course on furloughs of military personnel that began this week.

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