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Florida Republicans distance themselves from President Trump’s remarks on Monday that he wins in favor of Puerto Rico the 51. The U.S. state.

Trump declared, “absolutely” on statehood for the island during a radio interview with Fox News ‘ Geraldo Rivera. He went on to slam Puerto Rico “incompetent leadership” and also took a swipe at the San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, he said, is a “grossly incompetent person” and “a horror show.”

“With people like that involved in Puerto Rico, I would be an absolute no,” said Trump. “Puerto Rico should not talk about the rule of law, until you do some of the people who really know what it is.”

“With people like that involved in Puerto Rico, I would be an absolute no. Puerto Rico should not talk about the rule of law, until you do some of the people who really know what it is.”

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The comments of top Republicans in Florida, hoping to win the support of the Puerto Ricans, the comments in the state in the upcoming mid-term elections, to a distance of Trump.will be asked

As I always said, the will should be respected by the Puerto Rican voters, and it is clear they have voted in favour of the rule of law. I am looking forward to fighting on the further cooperation with @Ricardo Rossello @Luis Rivera Marin @RepJenniffer in Florida and in Washington, for PR. https://t.co/oXt03PyMYQ

— Rick Scott (@ScottforFlorida) September 25, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott tweeted on the same day that he supports statehood for Puerto Ricans who say “that should be respected by the Puerto Rican voters, and it is clear they have voted in favour of the rule of law.”

After the recent referendum last year, 97 percent of voters on the island voted to support the rule of law, although the legitimacy of the results has been questioned, since only 23 percent of the people participated in the referendum. The leader of the Popular Democratic party, the reported the current status as a US territory, and urged the people to boycott the vote, the Orlando Sentinel.

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According to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll this summer, nearly 50 percent of respondents said they support Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state of the USA, said A quarter of the respondents to hold the island, should their current status. Only 10 percent said they would support the island’s bid for total independence.

“The conversation does not move, if the President says yay or nay on the rule of law. We all criticize [San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz].”

– Ron DeSantis Puerto Rican outreach chair, state Rep. Bob Cortes

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The Republican Governor of Florida candidate Ron DeSantis will not weigh in on the issue after Trump’s comments, but his Puerto Rican outreach chair, state Rep. Bob Cortes minimizes the severity of the President of the comments say, the point of his remarks was that the San Juan mayor, who is believed for Puerto Rico’s Governor in the future, is not a good leader.

“The conversation does not move, if the President says yay or nay on the rule of law,” Cortes the guard said. “We all criticize [San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz].”

Alfonso Aguilar, the President of the Latino partnership for Conservative principles in Washington, DC, joint Cortes’ feelings of the newspaper as well. “Puerto Ricans don’t know that is Donald Trump responsible for what happened after Maria,” he said. “More than the rule of law, is an expression against the mayor.”

Democrats seized Trump anti-statehood comments, sen Bill Nelson, who is challenged by Scott in the upcoming November General elections,” said the President treated the Puerto Ricans as “second-class” citizens.

Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrats running for the state governorship, said on Tuesday that he supports “equality” for Puerto Ricans.

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Some Republicans have criticized trump, saying his comments would make it more difficult for the Republicans as a party, the statehood option for Puerto Rico.

“The Republican party platform [to statehood] is useless, if we said not a leader that gets behind them,” Peter Vivaldi, is a former Republican, Florida Senate candidate and local community leader, the guard. “If we are not treated in the same way, you are going to cut ties with Puerto Rico, or what will you do?”

“Hold you hostage-district of Puerto Rico, just because you have added a Twitter war with a mayor who doesn’t agree with you,” Vivaldi. “There are not the conditions.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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