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Florida Gov. Rick Scott will travel to New York City on Thursday to meet with President-elect Trump, according to the governor's office. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will travel to New York City on Thursday to meet with President-elect Trump, according to the governor’s office.

Scott’s communications director, Jackie Schutz, said Wednesday the purpose of the trip is “to congratulate him on his big win and to let him know that he wants to help him reinvent the federal government.”

Scott, a Republican who like Trump worked as a businessman before going into politics, endorsed Trump in March and organized a pro-Trump super PAC to help get the billionaire elected.

Scott has claimed he isn’t interested in a cabinet position. The second-term leader of the Sunshine State acknowledged Tuesday he is considering challenging Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in 2018, when he would be facing re-election for governor.

“It’s an option I have. But right now, my whole focus is how do I do my best job as governor,” Scott said Tuesday.

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