JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.12.2022 —First Lady Casey DeSantis Makes Comeback

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.12.2022 —First Lady Casey DeSantis Makes Comeback

Florida Politics' Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
May 12, 2022


The Comeback Kid

First Lady Casey DeSantis made a rare and long-anticipated appearance with her hubby on Wednesday after being cleared of cancer she has been battling since the October 2021 announcement that she had the disease.

“Damn it feels good to be here”-First Lady Casey DeSantis

Regardless of political affiliation, all Floridians (except those radical Leftists who are up all night on Twitter thinking of “witty” to say about Gov. DeSantis) are happy to see that Casey has finished her treatments and is on the mend.


  I Don’t Think so Ron

A judge has struck down Gov. Ron DeSantis’s newly-minted congressional redistricted map, calling it unconstitutional. So now what? READ MORE


America First! America First! Yeah, and?

Republicans running for office are all about saying they are America First candidates to try to get the support of former President Donald Trump.

Rep. Anthony Sabatini, the firebrand and popular lawmaker from Lake County, is running for Congress in FL’s 7th District and is championing the MAGA agenda.

A recently unearthed tweet shows that Sabatini supports Sen. Rand Paul for president. Huh? Que? Will this revelation sway voters in his highly-contentious congressional race? READ MORE

Rick Scott-.@amnesty continues to use its platform to perpetuate anti-Semitic propaganda attacking Israel. This is exactly why the Senate must pass my & @SenatorBraun’s bill to prohibit federal funding & relief programs from going to this sham of a “human rights” organization.

Rep. Ted Deutch-More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year. That's roughly one death every five minutes.

This epidemic will not wait for us to meet this moment. We need to advocate for proven harm reduction strategies, reverse outdated policies, and put politics aside now.

Kat Cammack-As the wife of a first responder myself, I know how important these heroes are, and especially in a time when so many of them are vilified for simply doing their jobs, I stand proudly for them.

Rep. Dotie Joseph-Relieved the judge is standing in the gap of this unconstitutional infringement on the people's bipartisan desire to pick who represents them, rather than have politicians pick their constituents.

Rep. Angie Nixon-This ruling affirms that every Floridian, no matter our background or where we’re from, deserves to be the hero of our own story by using our vote to elect those who share our values and protect our interests. Black political power is EVERYTHING!



Senator Rick Scott
Senator Rick Scott

Scott Appointed Judge Blocks DeSantis’ map" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—It appears there’s trouble in paradise for the DeSantis administration as a Florida state trial judge has blocked the DeSantis map in North Florida for 2022. Judge Layne Smith has ordered a restored FL-05 be used for this year.

"Elvira Salazar’s Mental Health bill Unanimously Passes" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar’s (R) mental health and substance abuse bill has passed the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. H.R. 7234 has passed the subcommittee with unanimous consent as part of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act.

"Team Rubio: Demings Supports 'Abortion up Until Birth' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Val Demings (D) has asserted that abortion rights will be at the forefront of her senatorial campaign. In response, the Rubio campaign is now criticizing the former Orlando police chief, arguing that is in favor “of abortion up until the moment of birth.”

"Jackie Toledo Appears to Blur Florida's Campaign Fundraising Line" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—State Rep. Jackie Toldeo (R-FL)is running for the U.S. Congress in Florida's 15th District and was able to raise almost $100,000 during the recently concluded legislative session.

"FL Democrats Launch Historic 'Blue Shift Florida'" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Florida Democrats made history this week with the announcement of their latest project, "Blue Shift Florida." The plan could play a critical role in impacting state politics in Florida for years to come.

"Can GOP Congressional Candidates be America First and Still Back Rand Paul for President?"The already-contentious Republican congressional primary race in Florida’s newly-drawn 7th District is about to blow up as both Combat veteran Cory Mills and Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini have begun to exchange political jabs as they vie for the support of the Trump base of the Republican Party.=

"Mast Exposes Double Standard of the 'Disinformation Board'-by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In doing a thorough background check of the new White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) found an interesting tweet from April of 2020 in which Jean-Pierre states, “Reminder: Brian Kemp stole the gubernatorial election from Georgians and Stacey Abrams.”

"House Republicans Applaud Scott's Claim Biden is "Incoherent" and "Unwell" With big 'Amen!'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WASHINTON—House Republican lawmakers in Washington said a resounding “Amen!” in response to Senator Rick Scott calling on President Joe Biden to resign and calling him “unwell” and “unfit for office.”

"Rick Scott Calls Biden 'Incoherent, Incapacitated, and Confused'" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Washington—Capitol Hill is abuzz today after US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) dressed down President Joe Biden by questioning his mental capacity and calling for him to resign.

"City of Sweetwater Demands Restitution from Sophia Lacayo" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Marco Rubio

"Rubio Responds to Leftist Abortion Demonstrations" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Since the Roe V. Wade SCOTUS leak, emotions, invasion of privacy, and pure, enraged vitriol have been at an all-time high. Just recently, there have been demonstrations at the homes of Supreme Court Justices such as Justice Alito and Justice Kavanaugh. There have been protests at churches, arson at pro-life centers

"Trump Surges Past Biden Among Puerto Ricans" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Young Conservative Author Censored by Big Tech" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Since Elon Musk bought Twitter, many conservative voices that were once silenced on the social media platform have now been uncensored. However, this has not stopped Big Tech's censorship at large.  Alexia Bianchi, a conservative USF senior and author...

"Rubio Team Slams Demings’ new Ethics Complaint" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Val Demings’ (D) senatorial campaign continues to face controversy in the form of ethics violation complaints. Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s (R) reelection team is now criticizing the Florida Democrat over a fourth ethics violation complaint that has been directed to her.

"Elvira Salazar Questions Rise of Check Washing Crimes" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) has sent a letter to USPS regarding increased check washing crimes. Directed to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Chief Postal Inspector, Gary Barksdale, Rep. Elvira Salazar demands answers over increased check washing cases in South Florida.

Michael Waltz
Michael Waltz

"Waltz Questions SEC Over Forbes Acquisition" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—In late April, Florida Rep. Michael Waltz (R) directed a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen. In the letter, Waltz questions whether the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has reviewed the acquisition of Forbes Global Media Holdings...

"Webster Campaign Accused Of Dirty Tricks To Knock Out America First Candidate Laura Loomer" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—There appears to be mounting evidence that several congressional campaigns in the Republican Primary race for Florida’s 11th District are teaming up to derail Conservative journalist and firebrand Republican congressional candidate, Laura Loomer...

"Progressives Still Believe "Abortion is Healthcare" After Leaked Supreme Court Opinion" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In response to the leaked Roe V. Wade decision, Florida Democrats held a rally over Mother’s Day weekend in support of safeguarding abortion at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.

"DeSantis Signs Visit Florida Extension" by News Service of Florida—Florida’s tourism-marketing agency can continue to plan advertising campaigns for the next five years, under a bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The measure (SB 434), which was one of 11 bills signed, extends the authorization of Visit Florida from Oct. 1, 2023, to Oct. 1, 2028.

"Matt Gaetz: Election Fraud Evidence 'cannot be ignored'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Dinesh D’Souza released another political film this weekend too, no surprise, divided reviews. In 2016, he showcased “Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party” and in 2018, he released “Death of a Nation” which attempted to demonstrate the parallels between the Trump and Lincoln presidencies.

"Republicans Poll Higher After SCOTUS Opinion Leak" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The latest SCOTUS leak has stirred up plenty of controversy, but contrary to rhetoric in the mainstream media, Republicans are now polling at a record high since the Supreme Court's draft opinion on overturning the landmark case, Roe v. Wade was first leaked.

"Dennis Ross Vows to Tackle Border Crisis in Congress" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Recently former Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) announced that he is throwing his hat in the ring once again and running for Congress in Florida's new 15th congressional district. Now, Ross is laser-focused on tackling the Border Crisis if elected.

"Webster Cosigns Letter Demanding Answers about the 'Disinformation Board'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—On Friday, Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) representing Florida’s 11th District, cosigned a letter asking questions and inquiring about the Department of Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Governance Board” created by the Biden administration.

"Cabrera Receives Trump Endorsement for County Commission" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Gov Ron DeSantis
Gov Ron DeSantis

"DeSantis Approves Biggest Tax Relief in Florida History

Tax Package Teed Up for DeSantis" by News Service of Florida

"Deutch Celebrates Robert Levinson Excellence Award" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The James W. Foley Freedom Award honors individuals that are committed to ensuring the “freedom of all Americans held hostage abroad” along with promoting the safety of journalists across the world.

"Rubio Campaign: Demings ‘Culprit’ for High gas Prices" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—At the end of April, Florida Rep. Val Demings (D) announced that she was launching an investigation into skyrocketing gas prices in the state. Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s (R) campaign has responded to the announcement, saying that...

"Broward School Board Cancels Citizen for Speaking Out Against Transgender and CRT Books" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The embattled Broward County School Board continues to rack up missteps and questionable actions, the latest being the apparent canceling of a concerned citizen who voice his opposition to the Transgender and Critical Race Theory books the board was allowing teachers to instruct their students with.

"Vicki Lopez Surpasses $150K in Campaign Fundraising" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Cabrera Announces Head Turning Campaign Funding" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich


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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of 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. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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