He was one of only three Florida Republicans to do so.
But other top Florida Republicans say she is giving serious thought to running for Congress.
"Our message is: do not use that muscle at this time," the Florida Republican told reporters.
By 1989, Florida Republican had gained their first ever majority among members of the state's congressional delegation.
That is arguably more true for Florida Republicans than for anyone else.
Visions of jobs have been dancing in the heads of many Florida Republicans.
"In real criminal trials," the Florida Republican said, "the witness is normally live."
The House has not scheduled a vote, but Florida Republicans said today that they would pursue several strategies to pass the measure.
To become a delegate, Florida Republicans had to attend local county caucuses, and most were picked at random.
With children, teachers and Florida Republicans jammed into the room, he faced the cameras, noticeably shaken.