Senator Tim Scott says in RNC speech: Family "went from cotton to Congress in one lifetime"

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As the last speaker on the first of the Republican National Convention, Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina painted a picture of American promise under President Trump. "There are millions of families like mine across this nation, full of potential seeking to live the American dream," Scott said. "And I'm here tonight to tell you...
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Published on August 25, 2020 -  01:17
Sen. Scott tells ‘cotton to Congress’ story at RNC
Speaking at the RNC, Senator Tim Scott, the lone Black Republican in the Senate, said his family went from "cotton to Congress" in one lifetime.

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As the last speaker on the first of the Republican National Convention, Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina painted a picture of American promise under President...
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