Sen. Rick Scott (R-Florida) catapulted himself into the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign by airing a controversial Iowa television campaign ad.

The 30-second advertisement attacked the Democratic-led impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and trashed former Vice President Joe Biden.

The multi-millionaire’s advertisement made ahead of the Iowa caucus was not just an effort to launch an attack against Biden. It seemed to be an effort to secure his reelection in 2024 or put himself in the position to run for president in 2024.

“The message in the ad speaks for itself,” a spokesman for Scott claimed. “His goal is to get his message at a time and place where he can get people’s attention – and right now, it’s Iowa.”

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The advertisement features Scott thanking Democrats for “botching this impeachment charade.”

“The real story here is the corruption Joe Biden got away with,” Scott states.

“So why is he airing an ad this week in Iowa? Simple. We are less than a week from the Iowa Caucuses, and President Trump is getting worried that the failed smear campaign that got him impeached isn’t working,” Russo, a Biden campaign spokesman, said.

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