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Rick Scott applauds Obama

Usually a reliable critic of the president's job performance, Gov. Rick Scott offered Barack Obama a compliment during his visit to the White House with other governors Sunday.

The reason? Obama's announcement last week that he will seek to lower the corporate tax rate.

"Allow me to take this opportunity to tell you how much I appreciate your recent proposal to reduce the corporate income tax rate to help spur private sector job creation," Scott wrote in a Sunday letter.

The rest of the letter will be familiar to Scott trackers, as he details Florida's tax-reducing, job-creating advances during his first year at the helm. He mentioned the letter in an interview with national radio host and former Education Secretary Bill Bennett on Monday.

Read it here.