Gov. Rick Scott strikes back after being called an a--hole

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott isn't shying away his tense encounter with a woman who accosted at him during his visit to a local Starbucks this week, blasting her in a video posted to YouTube on Friday.

The heated interaction was captured in a video that quickly went viral where a woman, identified by local media as Cara Jennings, goes on a tirade against the politician.

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CORAL GABLES, FL - MARCH 10: Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks with the media before the Republican presidential debate on the campus of the University of Miami on March 10, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida. The Republican candidates continue to campaign before the March 15th Florida primary. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Florida's Governor Rick Scott addresses the media as CNN prepares for the Republican Presidential Debate March 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. / AFP / RHONA WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
TELEMUNDO EVENTS -- Pictured: Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises' Global Headquarters on February 9, 2016 in Miami, Florida -- (Photo by: Ivan Apfel/Telemundo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TELEMUNDO EVENTS -- Pictured: (l-r) David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation and Florida Governor Rick Scott arrive at the groundbreaking ceremony for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises' Global Headquarters on February 9, 2016 in Miami, Florida -- (Photo by: Ivan Apfel/Telemundo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JULY 13: Florida Governor Rick Scott stands with Crystal Faircloth as he visits the Marian Center which offers services for people with intellectual disabilities on July 13, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Governor held a bill signing ceremony at the center for Senate Bill 642, the Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act as well as took the opportunity to highlight funding for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities included in the 2015-2016 state Budget. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JULY 13: Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks with Sisters, Sister Filomena Mastrangelo (L) Sister Fausta Rondena (C) and Sister Carla Valentini (R) as he visits the Marian Center which offers services for people with intellectual disabilities on July 13, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Governor held a bill signing ceremony at the center for Senate Bill 642, the Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act as well as took the opportunity to highlight funding for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities included in the 2015-2016 state Budget. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JULY 13: Florida Governor Rick Scott as he visits the Marian Center which offers services for people with intellectual disabilities on July 13, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Governor held a bill signing ceremony at the center for Senate Bill 642, the Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act as well as took the opportunity to highlight funding for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities included in the 2015-2016 state Budget. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JULY 07: Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) arrives for a news conference and greeted by Aerospace CEO Pierre Pinsonnautt (L) and Abhishek Wakaskar (C) at Aerospace Precision. Governor Rick Scott take a tour of the facility to highlight job growth in Hollywood on Tuesday July 7, 2015 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 06: Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) speaks to members of the media after a meeting with Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell May 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Governor Scott met with Secretary Burwell to discuss his funding request for a Low Income Pool program which will be expire June 30. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
MIRAMAR, FL - JANUARY 23: Florida Governor Rick Scott tours the SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Gov. Rick Scott addresses the crowd flanked by House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, left, and Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, at the end of session, Friday, March 11, 2016, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott flanked by Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, left, and Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O' Lakes makes his way to the podium to deliver his State of the State address on the first day of session, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott (C), flanked by family members, greets supporters after his re-election victory in a deadlocked race against Democrat Charlie Crist, during an U.S. midterm elections night party in Bonita Springs, Florida, November 4, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Nesius (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott celebrates his re-election in a deadlocked race against Democrat Charlie Crist during a U.S. midterm elections night party with supporters in Bonita Springs, Florida, November 4, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Nesius (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott speaks at a ceremony opening new newsroom facilities for the Univision and Fusion television networks in Doral, Florida August 28, 2013. Spanish language behemoth Univision is ramping up its new English cable news network Fusion aimed at younger viewers, hiring hundreds of staffers and building a flashy newsroom as it prepares to enter the crowded field of cable news channels. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEADSHOT MEDIA BUSINESS POLITICS)
Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks at a meeting of the Latin Builders Association in Miami, Florida January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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Jennings began verbally attacking Scott over his decision to approve legislation that regulates abortion providers and cuts funding for Medicaid in the Sunshine State, according to reports. In the brief confrontation that was recorded (which can be seen here or in the video above), Gov. Scott is heard saying, "We've got a million jobs."

That's when Jennings retorted: "A million jobs? Great. Who here has a great job?!"

But, in the new video posted Friday and titled "Latte Liberal Gets an Earful," Gov. Scott's political committee tries to turn the tables on Jennings by outlining how the unemployment rate was cut in half and that there were 9,300 jobs created in the Gainesville area since Scott took office in 2011.

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The narrator in the video also claims "that woman clearly has a problem" and "almost everybody" has a great job in Florida -- "except those who are sitting around coffee shops, demanding public assistance, surfing the internet and cursing at customers who come in."

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The narrator also describes Jennings a "terribly rude woman" and claims that she's a self-proclaimed "anarchist" who refused to say the pledge of allegiance.

To watch Gov. Scott's video in full, take a look below:

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