Tim Scott

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Tim Scott
Tim Scott, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Junior U.S. Senator from South Carolina
From: January 2, 2013 – present
Predecessor Jim DeMint
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District
From: January 3, 2011 – January 2, 2013
Predecessor Henry Brown
Successor Mark Sanford
Former State Representative from South Carolina's 117th District
From: January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Predecessor Tom Dantzler
Successor Bill Crosby
Party Republican
Spouse(s) none
Religion Evangelical Christian

Timothy Eugene “Tim” Scott, born September 19, 1965 (age 57), is an establishment U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Despite being a Republican, Scott has at times sided with liberals and obstructed conservative priorities.

He is formerly a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina's 1st congressional district. Earlier Tim Scott was in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

Mostly a conservative who touts traditional values,[1] Scott made history in being the second black Republican to be popularly elected to the United States Senate after Edward Brooke.


Conservative positions

A fiscal and social conservative, Scott touted the endorsement of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and defeated the son of Strom Thurmond for the House seat. Scott is the first black Republican elected to Congress from the Deep South since Reconstruction.

The Heritage Foundation has given Scott a lifetime score of 82%.[2] The family research ocuncil gave Tim Scott a 100 percent score for his overall commitment to conservative values. Tim Scott admits that Human life begins at conception (and therefore that abortion is murder) and that homosexuality is an immoral choice, though we all can repent.

Attacks by leftists

See also: Liberalism and racism, History of Democrat racism

Scott was smeared by racist left-wing bigots as "Uncle Tim" and even with the n-word in late April 2021 for asserting that the United States is not a racist country.[3] https://www.frcaction.org/get.cfm?i=PR22D30


  1. Tim Scott on Principles and Values. On the Issues.
  2. Sen. Tim Scott - Scorecard 117% | Heritage Foundation for America. Heritage Foundation. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  3. Two references:

External links

  • Profile at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  • Profile on Ballotpedia