More than 200 protesters turned their backs on President Donald Trump as his presidential motorcade sped on Southern Boulevard toward Palm Beach International Airport Monday — showing President Trump their disapproval with “No 45” signs pinned to the back of their shirts. here and here
Charlie Miranda is eligible to run for re-election to his citywide seat. His disagreements with Guido Maniscalco have led to speculation that he could jump to the District 6 race to challenge Maniscalco.here
After Florida Democratic House candidate Joe Garcia appeared at a primary debate against opponent Annette Taddeo with a printout of some of the hacked DCCC documents to attack Taddeo, the National Republican Campaign Committee and The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC with close ties to House Speaker Paul Ryan, used the hacked documents to defeat him in the general. here
Anthony "Tony" P. Pizzo was a well-respected local historian and businessman, and was internationally recognized for his attempts to preserve the Italian American and Cuban American heritage and history of Tampa, Florida, and in particular that of his home neighborhood of Ybor City. more
When I was a child living in the Ponce De Leon projects in Ybor my mom would shop at his store. I still remember her telling the butcher to smash the Palomilla steaks harder to make them thinner.
After four miserable weeks of being locked up in presidential prison—starved of affection, suffocated by bureaucracy, tormented by the press—Donald Trump made a break for it Saturday. Touching down just before sunset here in the heart of Trump Country. here
Florida GOP Gaetz’s bill to completely abolish the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). came the day after a Senate committee voted in favor of confirming Scott Pruitt, the fossil fuel-friendly attorney general of Oklahoma who has sued the EPA14 times, to head the agency.here
Since 2010, Gaetz’s political campaigns have received $28,000 directly from fossil fuel companies and energy utilities, according to data compiled by the National Institute on Money in State Politics. These donors include the corporate PACs of utilities including Duke Energy, Gulf Power, NextEra Energy, Progress Energy, Southern Company, and Teco Energy; oil and gas companies Chevron, Exxon, and Koch Industries; and individual donors including the CEO of Gulf Power and the CEO of Global Industries and Dore Energy.
In 2016, as Gaetz ran for his first term in Congress, a super PAC supporting him received a $100,000 donation from Harness Oil and Gas, a Texas-based company reportedly run by family friends. This super PAC, North Florida Neighbors, spent over $460,000, the bulk of its total expenditures during that election cycle, supporting Gaetz.
"All I know is, that night when we went to the victory party, we hoped it would be a victory party. There were very few among us that really believed we’d win. Something happened, and the entire country, and the entire world, was shocked that Donald Trump was elected.
I believe it was something more, some type of divine intervention. And I am not a religious fanatic, I assure you. I just believe that God put his hand into this election."Corey Breier
It should come as no surprise that Marco Rubio, who has so far voted "yes" on every single one of Trump's cabinet appointees, has coincidentally received more cash from Trump's cabinet appointees than any other other senator.here