Tim Scott dismisses Trump legal battles’ effect on voters amid vice president speculation

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) said voters won’t be concerned over former President Donald Trump‘s legal battles or be swayed by the rulings of judges and juries against him.

“The average person in our country, Martha, they’re not talking about lawsuits,” he told ABC This Week host Martha Raddatz after being prompted on a New York jury’s order Friday for Trump to pay $83.3 million to E. Jean Carroll for defamation.

Raddatz pressed Scott over whether the jury’s order gives him, specifically, “any pause.” But Scott reiterated that he and American voters aren’t particularly interested in what the courts decide regarding Trump. The most important thing, he said, is “a return to normalcy as it affects their kitchen table.”

When asked about his reaction to former Pres. Trump being ordered by a jury to pay $83
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