JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 12.8.2021 — The DeSantis' Fight Cancer—Cammack's Husband Reprimanded for her Actions—Move...

JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 12.8.2021 — The DeSantis' Fight Cancer—Cammack's Husband Reprimanded for her Actions—Move...

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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December 8, 2021

The DeSantis Family Leads on Cancer Research

According to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, is doing fantastic and pushing through with her treatment.

Not only is she fighting her illness, the First Lady is making the rounds throughout the state, appearing at events with her husband, and also becoming the face for Cancer research.

DeSantis was in Tampa at Moffitt Cancer Center on Tuesday to announce that her hubby was “recommending $100 million in cancer research in the upcoming state budget.

“Florida offers some of the best cancer care and research in the nation, and I’m proud that we are proposing historic investments in our leading cancer centers,” said First Lady Casey DeSantis. “The Governor and I are committed to helping every cancer patient that we can through innovative research and high-quality care. While we increase this important funding, I also urge Floridians to go through appropriate cancer screenings. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in our state and now is not the time to delay care. I was honored to join experts in the cancer field today to discuss the urgency of cancer screening and to hear about the incredible innovative solutions our institutes are putting forward.”

In addition, Mrs. DeSantis is also credited with getting Gov. DeSantis to cut back on those “healthy” Krispy Kreme delights.

In Gov. DeSantis’s defense, if it tastes good, it must be food for you, right?

 

Oh my, Omicron Arrives in Florida

As expected, the first case of the Omicron COVID variant has popped up in Florida. The good news is that Pfizer has announced that its booster gives a high level of protection against the new strain. READ MORE

Gun Rights Battle Looms in Tallahassee

After Gov. DeSantis said that he would sign a Constitutional Carry measure into law, the anti-gun lobby heard its collective head explode in disbelief.

Most states, the overwhelming majority of states, are open carry. Florida is probably next. READ MORE

Marco Rubio-The good news is there are early signs that #Omicron produces less severe illness than Delta. The bad news is that it looks like natural immunity doesn’t protect you from getting it

Representative Fentrice Driskell-First known case of the omicron variant has been identified in Florida. Please do your part to keep yourself and others safe. If you haven’t already, you can get vaccinated/boosted at your local pharmacy.

US Rep Kathy Castor-Our troops risk their lives daily to protect our families, nation & interests across the globe. We owe them the support to meet ever-changing national security threats, &that’s why I am pleased we have a path forward to overcome Senate GOP obstruction of the passage of the #NDAA.

Congresswoman Kat Cammack-I just spoke on the Floor in support of the FY22 NDAA. This bill is a victory and I commend @RepMikeRogersAL for his work in getting this across the finish line. It removes harmful red flag laws, holds China accountable, counters woke DoD policies, and more. It's time to act.

Rep. Ted Deutch-No Social Security beneficiary should receive a below-poverty level check each month after paying into this program their entire working lives. I support @RepLarson's Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust to enhance and expand benefits - a commonsense solution. #Secure2100

AG Ashley Moody-This is great news as many of our first responders sacrifice so much to keep us safe. Thank you, @FLCaseyDeSantis, for fighting for the courageous Floridians who have devoted their lives to service.

Rep. Val Demings=Our #NDAA vote isn’t just about funding our national security. It will also help us crack down on China and Russia, protect Ukraine, support law enforcement anti-terror and anti-smuggling efforts, and support military families.

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Kat Cammack
Kat Cammack

"Cammack Defends Police, but her First Responder Husband Gets Punished for it" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Since President Joe Biden took office earlier this year, Progressive Democrats have been emboldened and have called for more drastic changes to the way law enforcement polices Americans.  US Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL), whose husband is SWAT Medic, was recently punished by his police department after Rep. Cammack continued her crusade against the Defund The Police movement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

"Cammack Says Biden Administration is 'Soft on Crime' by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Recent crime numbers have shown concerning data regarding the huge increase in criminal activity across America over the past few years. Today, US Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) assigned blame to the Biden Administration for being, "soft on crime."

"Biden Holds High-Stakes Call With Putin Amid Ukraine Invasion Fears" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—In a high-stakes video call Tuesday, President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that the U.S. would impose "strong economic and other measures" in the event of a potential invasion of Ukraine, while the Kremlin demanded guarantees that NATO would not expand further eastward, ending in neither side reporting any substantial progress happening in the summit.

"Florida Reports Omicron COVID Case" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Once A Breakaway Tour Themselves, PGA Tour Now Determined to Stifle Competition" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"DeSantis Says He'll Sign Open Carry Gun Bill Into Law" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—According to the National Association for Gun Rights, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has “pledged his support for Constitutional Carry” and would sign into law HB 103, the Constitutional Carry or open carry, measure already introduced in the Florida House of Representatives.

"FPL Bills to go up Because of Fuel Costs" by News Service of Florida's Joe Saunders

"Biden Calls for 'Diplomatic Boycott' of Beijing Olympics" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—President Joe Biden (D) Florida lawmakers are adding pressure for the United States to fully boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics. The bipartisan effort comes after President Biden called for a diplomatic boycott. The Communist Party of China has faced mounting criticism over human rights abuses, and it criticized President Biden’s call as being “pure grandstanding” and “political manipulation.” Still, Democrats and Republicans are hoping that the United States does not join in the Olympics.

"Florida Republican Lawmaker Believes DeSantis Would Beat Trump in Primary" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

nikki Fried is Running a Losing Campaign for Florida’s Latino Vote" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—One of Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s gubernatorial campaign’s Hispanic advisors, Evelyn Perez-Verdia, is paid to communicate the commissioner’s vision to the Latino vote, including those Republicans and Independents who may not see eye-to-eye with her or her boss.

"Biden’s Justice Department Sues To Block Texas Redistricting Maps" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—The Department of Justice (DOJ) took new aim at Texas once again Monday, filing a lawsuit seeking to block the states’ new redistricting maps by alleging the GOP-drawn maps discriminate against Black and Latino voters and violated the Voting Rights Act.

Florida Democrats already pointing fingers as they steel themselves for November,” by POLITICO’s Gary Fineout: Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz was heralded as a turnaround artist when he took the helm of the Florida Democratic Party. The big question nearly a year later is whether he’s done enough to help Democrats win in 2022.

"Democrats Equate DeSantis to FARC, Dictators Over Civilian Military Force" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Democrats continue to reel over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to re-establish the state’s civilian-military force, with even some Socialist-leaning Hispanics now equating DeSantis with Dictators Hugo Chavez and Daniel Ortega, and criminal paramilitary groups and drug traffickers like Colombia’s FARC.

COVID
COVID

"Injunction Denied in Health Care Vaccination Fight" by The News Service of Florida's Joe Saunders

"Murphy Says Idea That Florida is Becoming a Red State is ‘B.S. by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—With Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pouring some “Red Salt” into the gaping political wound that Florida Democrats have suffered as a result of their Socialism-minded agenda, and as Florida is now seen as a “Red State,” some Democrats like Rep. Stephanie Murphy aren’t buying the notion that their political party has lost the state to Republicans.

"DeSantis Champions ‘Historic’ GOP Voter Registration" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Over the weekend, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) celebrated what he’s calling a “Historic win in the Sunshine State.” The Biden Administration and Democrats have struggled with Florida voters in recent weeks, and a number of polls have indicated that support for either has taken a hit both in the state and nationally.

"DeSantis Likens Biden to “Corrupt Tyrants by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Biden Knows Billions in Abandoned Military Equipment Will be Used Against Americans (VIDEO)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Fried Approves of DeSantis Being Compared to Fidel Castro" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Trying to Impose More Restrictions’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Plot to Extort Florida State Sen. Lauren Book Leads to Arrest" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Florida GOP Boss Joe Gruters hit With Grievance for Endorsing in a Contested Primary Race" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Mast Backs Nehls’s Bipartisan Police Funding Bill" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Matt Gaetz Calls Out CNN’s ‘Fredo’ Cuomo Over Ethics" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Longest Serving Florida AG Butterworth Endorses Crist" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—This week, Florida state Senator Ileana Garcia (R) filed Public Records/Statewide Council on Human Trafficking (SB 294), a measure that aims to “increase the effectiveness of the work performed by the Florida Alliance to End Human Trafficking and protect the identity of individuals that support efforts to end human trafficking in Florida.” In reference to stopping human trafficking, the Florida lawmaker asserted that she became an elected official in order “to help defend and protect the most vulnerable in our community.”

"Fried Says DeSantis Needs to ‘pay Close Attention’ to new COVID Cases" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) is calling for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) to pay close attention to COVID cases and hospitalizations after the first omicron variant case was reported in California. Commissioner Fried has been a vocal critic of the Governor’s response to the COVID pandemic in Florida while the state experiences the lowest cases and hospitalizations in the country.

Matt Gaetz
Matt Gaetz

"Gaetz Says “National Stand Your Ground Bill” to be Filed any day" by The Floridian's Javier ManjarresWASHINGTON—Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) has told The Floridian that the “National Stand Your Ground” legislative measure he recently proposed would be filed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, but no later than the end of the month.

"Rubio: Demings has ‘Commitment to Opening our Borders’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The Rubio campaign is once taking political jabs at Florida Rep. Val Demings (D). This time it’s over the Florida Democrat’s vote in favor of the “Build Back Better” social spending bill. Dubbed a “socialist agenda” by prominent GOP members, the bill also received opposition from some Democrats. However, in reference to the bill’s response to immigration in the country, the Rubio team argues that Demings’s voting in favor of it is just another example of “her commitment to opening our borders.”

"Wasserman-Schultz Accuses Fox News of Spreading ‘Anti-Vax Propaganda’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Almost 2 years into the pandemic, and the world is still learning about COVID-19 every single day. Some however, would blame the slow progress of eradicating the coronavirus on those who peddle misinformation. Especially US Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) who is accusing Fox News of spreading “anti-vax propaganda.”

"Garcia Files Bill to end Human Trafficking" by The Floridian's—This week, Florida state Senator Ileana Garcia (R) filed Public Records/Statewide Council on Human Trafficking (SB 294), a measure that aims to “increase the effectiveness of the work performed by the Florida Alliance to End Human Trafficking and protect the identity of individuals that support efforts to end human trafficking in Florida.” In reference to stopping human trafficking, the Florida lawmaker asserted that she became an elected official in order “to help defend and protect the most vulnerable in our community.”

"Biden Urged to Address Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis After Sham Elections" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—This past weekend, Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro dismissed as “spies” members of a European Union electoral observation mission sent to observe the recent regional elections.

"The New Saudi Arabian Golf League Threatens The PGA Tour, Florida Jobs, and the Sport of Golf" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Federal Court Strikes Down Biden’s Vaccine Mandate" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Annette Taddeo Takes Aim at ‘Little Ronnie’s Regime’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—State Senator Annette Taddeo (D) has been vocal in her opposition to the State Department delisting FARC from its list of terrorist organizations. However, when questioned about her political beliefs, the Florida lawmaker took issue with DeSantis spokeswoman Christina Pushaw questioning her membership as a Democrat. Criticizing “little Ronnie’s regime,” the gubernatorial hopeful slammed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), accusing him of being a Governor that wants to “emulate dictators.”

"Rubio Questions ‘Tight-Lipped’ Demings on Biden’s FARC Decision" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After the Biden Administration announced it would be delisting the Colombian-based Marxist terrorist group FARC from the State Department’s list of terrorist organizations, a number of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle raised furor over the decision.

"Florida Democrats Paint Marco Rubio as a Failure" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The 2022 midterm election is expected to be one of the most consequential of this generation. One race that is poised to be one of the most contentious contests this election cycle is Florida’s U.S. Senate race where Democrats are painting incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) as a failure.

Sen. Rick Scott
Rick Scott

"Scott: Biden Administration is ‘out of Touch With Reality’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), the current Secretary of Transportation, is facing heavy scrutiny for urging Americans to buy electric cars amidst rising gas prices. Earlier, the Biden Administration announced that to combat the prices, it would be releasing barrels of oil from the United States’ strategic oil reserve.

"Republican Rep. Caruso Endorses Progressive Democrat Over Trump Candidate" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The 2022 midterm elections could turn out to be the most consequential election to date, and Republicans who are expected to trounce Democrats next year, are all lining up behind to support fellow Republican legislators and candidates, except for State Rep. Michael Caruso (R).

"Florida Reports Lowest Daily Coronavirus Cases Per Capita" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Undoubtedly, Florida has taken the least orthodox route in combating the Coronavirus Pandemic for almost 2 years. But now, the data is starting to show that this open policy might have paid off, as Florida now reports the lowest daily coronavirus cases per capita in the nation.

"Gaetz to File ‘National Stand Your Ground’ Legislative Measure" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Days after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of murder for defending himself against armed assailants, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) announced on his “Firebrand” podcast that he would be filing a “National Stand Your Ground” measure in the U.S. Congress.

"Combat Veteran to Launch Investigation into Biden’s Arming of Terrorist Groups" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—After President Joe Biden’s botched military retreat in Afghanistan that lead to deaths of 13 U.S. Servicemen and women, and unreported American citizens being killed during a suicide terrorist attack at the Kabul international airport, it was only a matter of time before China, Russia, and Pakistan, would gain access to billions of dollars in U.S. military equipment the administration abandoned in Afghanistan

"Five Moderate Democrats Oppose Biden’s ‘Radical’ Pick For Top Bank Regulator" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"Scientists Confirm New Variant of COVID in Africa" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"Democrats Want Trump To Run in 2024" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—President Joe Biden (D) has made waves this week after confirming he will seek re-election in 2024, but what about former President Donald Trump (R)? A concerning number of Democrats now want to see Trump run in 2024.

"Kamala Harris Announces $1.5B for Healthcare Industry" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Americans are still feeling the effects of the Pandemic such as shortages in healthcare supplies and frontline workers. Now, Vice President Kamala Harris (D), has announced $1.5 billion invested in the healthcare industry.

"DeSantis ‘Will Fully Fund’ gas tax Holiday, Increase Teacher and First Responder Pay" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—After Democratic lawmakers expressed their support for Gov. Ron DeSantis’s $1 billion gas tax holiday proposal, many of these same Democrats hoped that the money used to help relieve the burden at the pump would not come from funds allocated for other infrastructure programs.

"Biden To Release Emergency Oil From Strategic Reserves To Fight Surging Gas Prices" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—President Biden ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a bid to combat the surging gas prices ahead of the holiday season, but the relief will take weeks to hit the market.

"Marco Rubio Praised for Constituency Services" by. The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After the United States withdrew its soldiers from Afghanistan, the Biden Administration received a considerable amount of criticism regarding the strategy used. Subsequently, various stories made headlines regarding people that were not evacuated in time. In the latest development, 220 Afghan nationals have been rescued and granted asylum in Portugal, thanks to Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

"White House Confirms Biden Intends To Run For Reelection In 2024 Despite Old Age" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Monday that President Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024, amid reports of Democrats worrying about his plummeting approval ratings and widespread concern about his physical and mental health as the country’s oldest president.

 

 

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist. Diverse New Media, Corp. publishes Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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