JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —6.15.2022 — State Rep Announces Bogus PBA Endorsement—GOP not 'Proud' of Proud Boys

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —6.15.2022 — State Rep Announces Bogus PBA Endorsement—GOP not 'Proud' of Proud Boys

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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June 15, 2022

 

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The State House race in the newly-drawn District 29 between Reps. Webster Barnaby and Elizabeth Fetterhoff is getting ugly and the PBA is getting thrown right smack in the middle of it.

Rep. Barnaby has been throwing barbs at Rep. Fetterhoff every chance he gets, while Fetterhoff has mostly kept her powder dry and refrained from going negative.

That has all changed.

When Barnaby announced that he received the endorsement of the PBA, Fetterhoff called “BS” and so did the police organization.

The group has not endorsed Barnaby or anyone in that race, yet.

Fetterhoff pounced. READ MORE.

Miami Republicans not 'Proud' of Proud Boys

Miami-Dade Republican Party Chairman Rene Garcia has denounced the controversial and often-times militant Proud Boys group. The group is trying to grab control or instill significant influence within GOP groups across the country, and Garcia and others are not having it. READ MORE

Rick Scott-America has made amazing medical advancements to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, but we must do more. My bipartisan bill with @SenatorLujanwill improve access to resources & prevention treatments at Ryan White HIV/AIDS clinics in FL & across the U.S.

Rep. Val Demings-Human beings do not live alone on our planet. The interconnected tapestry of life on earth is beautiful, fragile, and unique. Today I voted for legislation to preserve this marvelous gift, and support conservation programs critical to preserving endangered animals in our nation.

 

Rep. Michael Waltz
Rep. Michael Waltz

Webster Says PBA Endorsed him, but Police Union Denies the Endorsement (VIDEO)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Waltz Introduces Distributed Ledger Technology Act" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"AOC: Juvenile Background Checks in New Bipartisan Gun Legislation Could be Racist" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Yesterday, The Floridian reported on the bipartisan gun legislation that the Senate announced yesterday. The proposal was announced by lawmakers such as Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NY), Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and others.

"Rubio Releases New Ad Attacking Demings for "Abandoning Law Enforcement" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) released a conglomeration of testimonials from individuals in law enforcement criticizing former Orlando Chief of Police and now Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). Then end of the video shows a graphic that states, “Val Demings went to Washington & abandoned Florida Law Enforcement.”

"Miami-Dade GOP Chair Rene Garcia Denounces Proud Boys Accusations" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The Proud Boys, who have largely been blamed for taking part in extremist demonstrations around the nation, particularly the January 6th Capitol Riot, have voiced their ambition to take over local Republican groups around the country. Now, Miami-Dade GOP Chair Rene Garcia (R-FL) has officially denounced accusations that the group has a stronghold in the Miami-Dade GOP.

"Erick Aguilar Endorsed by Disabled Veterans PAC" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Cammack's GOP Primary Opponent Has Criminal History, Not Eligible to Run" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—US Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) has made quite the name for herself among the ranks of national Republicans. However, Cammack is facing a primary challenger, Manuel Asensio, who does not appear to actually be eligible to run for office in Florida's 3rd congressional district.

"Democrats Say Senate GOP Gun Proposal 'Just the Beginning' of a Broader Gun Control Push" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Appearing on “MSNBC Live with Alex Witt” this past weekend, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz praised the 10 Senate Republicans who offered up a gun violence compromise, but at the same time warned that gun rights “extremists” would now target them and the entire U.S. Congress for doing so, adding that the proposal was “just the beginning” to stricter gun control.

"Taddeo Endorses Crist for Governor" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After announcing she would no longer challenge Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) and would instead challenge Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) in a congressional race, Florida state Senator Annette Taddeo (D) is not finished with the Democratic gubernatorial primary race.

"Rick Scott Releases National Ad Calling for Biden to Resign" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—On May 10th, The Floridian wrote an article about how Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) called President Joe Biden (D) “Incoherent, Incapacitated, and Confused.” Jim McCool, the main author of the article, reported that Washington was abuzz after Rick Scott said that “The most effective thing Joe Biden can do to solve the inflation crisis he created is resign.

"Senators Announce Bipartisan Gun Proposal That Excludes Assault Weapon Ban" by The Floridian's —Sunday, members of the Senate announced a bipartisan agreement on gun legislation. The proposal was announced by lawmakers such as Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NY), Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and others.

Anthony Sabatini
Anthony Sabatini/ 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.

 

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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