In advance of delivering the Republican rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday evening, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said he has not sought tips from his congressional colleagues who have been in the same situation.
But he’s still gotten some input.
“All my good friends from Marco to Joey Kennedy and others have all given me their words of wisdom,” Scott told reporters on Tuesday.
Both men faced some mishaps in their State of the Union responses.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida delivered the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in 2013, and his awkward pause to take a sip from a bottle of water elicited widespread mockery.
On Tuesday, in recognition of the bottle incident, Rubio told reporters his advice for