JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —6.13.2022 — The March Against Guns—Sabatini Caught In Web of Lies

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —6.13.2022 — The March Against Guns—Sabatini Caught In Web of Lies

Florida's Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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June 13, 2022

 

Sabatini vs The “RINO” World

There is no arguing that Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who is running for Congress, is one of the most conservative members of the Florida Legislature.

But now in an attempt to sink his main Republican congressional primary opponent, combat veteran Cory Mills, Rep. Sabatini has reverted to outright lying about Mills, when he doesn’t have to.

Because Mills is the overall frontrunner in the race and appears to continue to gain steam with less than three months left in the primary, Sabatini, who has garnered significant support for his opposition to Republican leadership and for knocking down does he feels (seems like everyone) is a Republican in Name Only, or “RINO," has come out swinging.

With Sabatini coming after Mills this way, it looks as if Mills has gotten under his skin and unsettled his comfort zone.

Several Seminole and Volusia county Republican Executive Committee members told The Floridian over the past two weeks that Sabatini “appears unhinged” and has reverted to “desperate acts like how Democrats act” to try to stop Mills’ momentum.

Five of the six Republicans we spoke to were now backing Mills over Sabatini, with the sixth saying that she was supporting businessman Scott Sturgill in the race.

We decided to dissect Sabatini’s claims against Mills. It’s not pretty. MUST-READ

March Against Guns

Last weekend, the March for our Lives organization held a bunch of rallies across the nation to protest the recent rash of mass shootings, including the most recent one in Uvalde, Texas.

As always, the blame has been put on the gun (AR-15 style rifles) and not the actual individuals who fire the weapon. But now Democrats are pushing for the age requirement to buy one of these rifles to be raised to 21.

Democrat Jared Moskowitz joined fellow Democrats, Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Ted Deutch, AG Commissioner Nikki Fried, along with State Senators Tina Polsky, Lauren Book, and Jason Pizzo, and State Rep. Dan Daley, in Parkland, to raise attention to the growing gun violence.

Moskowitz says Florida is the standard-bearer when it comes to gun control. READ MORE

Read more about the March for our Lives rally HERE

Congressman Charlie Crist-Six years ago, 49 lives were taken in a senseless attack on the LGBTQ community at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

This #PrideMonth, in face of relentless attacks from Tallahassee, we must continue to fight so all Floridians can be their authentic selves w/out fear. #OrlandoStrong

Rep. Val Demings-Six years since the #Pulse shooting. Is it still “too soon” to talk about common sense gun safety laws? Or can my Senate colleagues get to work and protect our communities?

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy-I’m heartened by the outline of this bipartisan bill to reduce gun violence in America. It shows progress is possible, even on the toughest issues, when we put people above partisan politics. Now let’s get it done.

Marco Rubio-My bipartisan proposal that would actually help stop mass shootings should have passed when I offered it over 4 years ago

But I’m pleased it is now a cornerstone of the bipartisan deal being worked on in the Senate

Rep. Ted Deutch-Want to know what today reminds us? In the great struggle to rid our communities of gun violence, the kids will win. The kids will win. And we will have a safer world because of them

Representative Dan Daley-Events like today’s @MFOLParkland, are bittersweet. On one hand, you enjoy the opportunity to see all the people who join you in the fight to end gun violence, but in this community it’s also a troubling reminder of the pain we felt, and continue to feel, since 2/14/18

Lauren Book- Today, on the sixth anniversary of the Pulse massacre, I applaud this bipartisan group of Senators for leading the way with common sense gun safety measures to reduce the threat of gun violence in America.

 

Jared Moskowitz
Jared Moskowitz/ The Floridian

"Sabatini Lies About Trump, GOP Opponent Mills for Political Gain (VIDEO)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Veterans Coalition Supports Simpson" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Rubio Comments on Shangri-la Dialogue Summit" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Over the weekend, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) was critical of the Indo-Pacific defense summit, the Shangri-La Dialogue.

"Conservatives Angered by George Soros Group Acquiring Miami's Radio Mambi" by The Floridian' Daniel Molina—The acquisition of Radio Mambi by individuals with links to the Democratic party has sent shockwaves across the Republican party and Hispanic communities. A number of conservative lawmakers have criticized the LMN deal, blaming George Soros for the acquisition.

"Jared Moskowitz Calls Florida the 'Model' of Gun Control" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—In Parkland, Florida last weekend, gun control advocates attended a March For Our Lives rally to protest for stricter gun laws in the state. However, Democratic congressional candidate Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) referred to Florida as, "the model," for gun control.

"Democrats, Gun Control Activists Rally In Parkland to Shine Light On Recent Mass Shootings" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Parkland, Florida— Hundreds of gun control advocates and supporters, and a handful of elected officials, descended upon Pine Trail Park to attend the March for Your Lives rally to bring awareness to the recent string of mass shootings that took place in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantis

"DeSantis Signs Bill Caring for Retired K-9s" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) signed a bill supporting retired law enforcement K-9s. According to his staff’s press release, “The program will help caregivers of retired police dogs pay for veterinary costs of the dogs…The Care for Retired Police Dogs Program will provide a reimbursement of up to $1,500 of the annual veterinary costs associated with caring for a retired police dog. This includes wellness checks, vaccinations, parasite prevention treatments, medications, and emergency care for the animals.”

"Biden Appeases Terrorist Sympathizers, Establishes Palestinian Affairs Office in Israel" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—The Biden Administration announced the opening of the "U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs" in Jerusalem, a reversal of Trump's policy on Palestinian affairs being consolidated with the U.S. Embassy to Israel. The move prompted Florida Senator Rick Scott to state that the Biden administration was "appeasing those who harbor & sponsor terrorism."

"Nearly Half of Young Democratic Men Approve of Assassinating a Politician they find 'Harmful'" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—The Biden Administration announced the opening of the "U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs" in Jerusalem, a reversal of Trump's policy on Palestinian affairs being consolidated with the U.S. Embassy to Israel. The move prompted Florida Senator Rick Scott to state that the Biden administration was "appeasing those who harbor & sponsor terrorism."

"Tom Fabricio Endorsed by AG Ashley Moody" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"DeSantis Beats Trump in 2024 Straw Poll Once Again" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—As Governor DeSantis (R-FL) continues to see his stock rise not only in Florida, but around the country, many have suggested he run for president in 2024. While the Republican Party still seems set on seeing former President Trump (R) run for reelection, the Florida governor has beat Trump in another straw poll.

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis
Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis

"NFIB Endorses Jimmy Patronis" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"John Rutherford Endorses Wilton Simpson" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Demings on Red Flag Laws: 'The Senate Must Join Us' by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—As The Floridian has reported recently, red flag laws have been divisive within the Grand Old Party. A week ago, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said in a June 2nd committee hearing that “If you back red flag laws, you betray your voters, you are a traitor to the Constitution, you do nothing to make mass shootings less likely, and you put a target on the back of your constituents.”

"Scott, Waltz Introduce the KREMLIN Act to Thwart 'Putin's Evil' Regime" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Today, Florida legislators, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) and Rep. Michael Waltz both introduced the Keeping Russia’s Energy and Military Liable for Invading its Neighbors (KREMLIN Act) Act in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. As the media coverage of the Russo-Ukrainian War has dwindled, Sen. Scott and Rep. Waltz have reminded the public about an ongoing problem that needs to be addressed.

"Carolina Amesty Endorsed by Senator Danny Burgess" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"DeSantis Tears into Push for Special Session on Gun Control" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—As school shootings once again rise to eminence around the nation, many lawmakers have pressured state governments to take action.  Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL)  has responded to Democrat lawmakers' call for a special session to address gun violence.

"Iranian Supreme Leader threatens Israel as nuclear talks kick off" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—As talks of revamping a nuclear deal with Iran commenced at the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors meeting in Vienna, the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei, voiced his disdain for Israel when he tweeted, "Today, #Zionism is an obvious plague for the world of #Islam. The Zionists have always been a plague, even before establishing the fraudulent Zionist regime. Even then, Zionist capitalists were a plague for the whole world. Now they’re a plague especially for the world of Islam.”

"DeSantis' Secret Agent Christina Pushaw Goes Hollywood" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"House Democrats Pass Gun Control Legislation to ban High-Capacity Magazines" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives has just voted 215-207 on a gun control measure to ban high-capacity magazines and increase the age for an individual to purchase a firearm.

"DeSantis Defends Press Secretary Christina Pushaw With Blistering Response to WaPo 'Smear Piece" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—West Palm Beach—During a press conference to announce his recent support and funding for Florida’s resiliency efforts, Gov. Ron DeSantis came out swinging when asked about a recent Washington Post story that depicted his press secretary Christina Pushaw as a “foreign agent.”

debbie wasseman schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

"Wasserman Schultz Endorses Charlie Crist for Governor, Taddeo for Congress" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Democratic congressional stalwart, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has one again thrown her political weight around in South Florida politics, endorsing Rep. Charlie Crist over Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried in the contentious 2022 Democratic gubernatorial sweepstakes.

"Fried to Veto Constitutional Carry Legislation in Florida if Elected Governor" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Fort Lauderdale—During her “Lower Costs, Higher Standards” town hall meeting and press event at the Mt. Harmon AME Church, Agriculture Commissioner and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried was asked if she would veto Republican-led legislative to legalize Constitutional Carry in Florida if she to defeats Gov. Ron DeSantis in the 2022 gubernatorial election.

"Fried: DeSantis Courts 'White Supremacist' Votes" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After calling for the Department of Justice to keep an eye on election-related actions of Florida officials, warning of Governor DeSantis attempting to “circumvent or override democratic norms, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) is accusing Governor DeSantis of courting “white supremacist insurrectionist” votes.

"Nikki Fried Asserts She's the 'Only option' Democrats Have" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Although Commissioner Nikki Fried (D-FL) may be the progressive choice in Florida's Democratic gubernatorial primary race, US Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) has pulled in notable progressive endorsements from around Florida. Just this week, progressive Democrat Fried responded to an unexpected shift in the race.

"Democrats Laugh at Rising Gas Prices" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—While The Floridian has been up to date about the rising gas prices in America, some members of the Legislative Branch have been laughing at the high gas prices in their home state as they’ve driven past gas stations in electric vehicles, while the average consumer cannot afford to make the switch to electric vehicles because they’re too busy looking for baby formula or are trying to make ends meet due to the inflation crisis.

"Mooney Labeled as Criminal Drug Dealer in new Attack ad" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Rhonda Rebman Lopez (R-FL) is fighting valiantly to take win the Florida House seat she lost by the narrowest of margins during the 2020 presidential election. The Floridians for Truth Now has recently launched a scathing new video, in which they blast her competition with a humbling, "Shame on you Jim Mooney."

"Biden Brags About His Time in Office Despite Low Poll Numbers" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Since the start of the Russo-Ukrainian War, The Floridian has been diligent in monitoring gas prices, inflation, and the Biden administration’s policy decisions and their impact on the American economy, the worldwide economy, and geo-political relations as a whole

"Senate Leadership Backs Jay Trumbull for Florida Senate" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—State Rep. Jay Trumbull (R-6), who is running for the State Senate District 2, has pulled in the endorsements of the Florida Senate leadership, including Senate President Wilton Simpson (R-FL).

 

The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Jim McCool, and Daniel Molina
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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