Sen. Tim ScottTim ScottGOP senators propose sending ISIS fighters to Gitmo GOP senators: Obama bathroom guidance is 'not appropriate' Senators unveil bill to overhaul apprenticeship programs MORE says some of his colleagues in Congress might need a civics lesson — or three.
“[I thought] I might be the only United States senator to ever fail civics,” the South Carolina Republican told a crowd of students at a Wednesday conference in Washington organized by the Young America's Foundation.
But civics wasn’t the only tough subject for Scott, the 48-year-old lawmaker admitted.
“I also failed Spanish and English,” he disclosed, “and when you fail Spanish and English, they don’t call you bilingual: They call you bi-ignorant, because you can’t speak in any language! That’s where I found my happy self.”