WSJ: Scott Test Drives “Unity And Optimism” Platform

The Wall Street Journal reports:

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott is taking steps to run for president, adding to the stable of Republicans looking to wrest the party mantle from former President Donald Trump.

Mr. Scott, the only Black Republican in the Senate, is testing a message with GOP voters in key early states focused on unity and optimism as some Republicans say it is time to move on from the Trump era.

Jennifer DeCasper, a Scott senior adviser, said he was “excited to share his vision of hope and opportunity and hear the American people’s response.” What isn’t clear yet, some people close to Mr. Scott acknowledge, is whether the GOP base that enthusiastically embraced Mr. Trump is interested in that message.

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