"We should be doing things that are important, but we're playing this game," said Sen. Rick Scott.
The Florida Republican, a key ally of the president, says much of the Democrats' arguments stem from "hearsay" and falsities.
"How many months are we going to talk about this? They're not going to do what we need them to do," says Sen. Rick Scott.
"Until you become a legitimate country that is going to respect human rights and respect things you agree to, we're going to quit doing business with you," the senator said.
"That's the only thing that will force them to change what they're doing. They don't feel the pressure yet to change," Sen. Rick Scott tells CNBC.
California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says China's economy is being hurt by U.S. tariffs, he also sees the "effects inside America."
"Anything we raise in tariffs, we should give back to the rank and public in tax reductions," the Florida Republican says.
Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the Huawei ban and the China trade talks.
Along with former Vice President Joe Biden, who has yet to declare whether he is running, Sanders is a favorite among Democratic primary voters, according to polls.
Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss U.S.-China trade, Huawei, taxes and socialism.
Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico.
High-tax New York is facing a sudden revenue shortfall, while low-tax Florida is considering a tax cut after bigger than expected windfalls. Florida Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and former governor of the state, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state's tax policies. Guest host Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, and CNBC's Robert Frank join the conversation.
Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the on-going US-China trade talks. The conversation touches on intellectual property theft, China's role in helping with North Korea and Venezuela, and much more.
Sen. Marco Rubio's fellow Republican from Florida, Sen. Rick Scott, also told CNBC on Thursday that he does not support Rubio's tax scheme on buybacks nor the Schumer-Sanders proposal.
"We have a lot of people here from other countries under a temporary protective program. Why don't we have a permanent solution for that?" Scott says.
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the fight over the border wall, the on-going debate over taxes and what he thinks about Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) plan to discourage buybacks.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the state's contentious Senate race by more than 10,000 votes.
The state's 67 counties had until 3 p.m. Thursday to complete counting more than eight million votes.
Mark Salter, who was a confidant to and co-author for McCain for decades, responds to Sinema's apparent victory by breaking down what it meant for President Trump and the GOP in the state — not good.
President Trump demands that the tight Florida races for governor and the state's seat in the U.S. Senate be called for Republicans because an "honest vote count is no longer possible."