JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —8.15.2022 — Is Trump Dumping Money on Sabatini? — Pushaw Resigns— More...

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —8.15.2022 — Is Trump Dumping Money on Sabatini? — Pushaw Resigns— More...

Florida Politics' Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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August 15, 2022

 

President Donald Trump: The Kingmaker and Political Grim Reaper

Does it go without saying that former President Donald Trump is the undisputed Republican kingmaker, but is he also the grim reaper for those Republicans who oppose this picks? In Florida’s 7th Congressional District, President Trump is said to be staying out of the contested primary race between combat veteran Cory Mills and State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, but is he really?

Trump likes Mills but is said to be conflicted because on one side Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz are pushing Sabatini, and then, on the other hand, Reps. Jim Jordan and Ronnie Jackson are pushing Mills.

In the past week, some $800,000 in ‘Dark Money” has landed on Rep. Sabatini’s head from the pro-Trump American Liberty Action PAC.

While Sabatini says it’s an anti-Trump PAC that is out pushing lies about him, its hard to get passed the fact that the treasurer of the PAC is the same treasurer that President Trump has run his official Super PAC.

There are no coincidences in politics, especially in Trump World.

The Floridian has learned that another $600-800K is expected to be spent against Sabatini in the coming.

Sabatini’s campaign funds are depleted and cannot counter the independent expenditure made against him.

This could be lights out for Sabatini.

DARK MONEY AND TRUMP READ MORE

SABATINI LIES ABOUT DeSANTIS READ MORE

The “Lockdown Lobbyist” Says she Opposes Lockdowns

With 8 days to go before the August 23 midterm election, AG Commissioner Nikki Fried continues to push the envelope, traversing the state and talking to scores of grassroots Democrats she feels will help her defeat Rep. Charlie Crist in the Democratic gubernatorial sweepstakes.

While Crist supports lockdowns, Fried says she does not and reiterated that point this weekend in Broward County. READ MORE

Squeezers

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy-The Inflation Reduction Act will significantly lower drug prices for American families by allowing Medicare to negotiate with drug makers & capping out of pocket expenses. This historic legislation wouldn't have been possible without pragmatic voices in Congress.

Rep. Carlos A. Gimenez-You don't tax and spend in the middle of a recession. Absolutely not.

Rep. Anna V. Eskamani -DeSantis is supporting anti-abortion candidates in other states and he 100% plans to completely ban abortion in Florida if he’s re-elected. Don’t let him or his extreme agenda win.

Sen. Jason Pizzo-Today’s @WPLGLocal10

debate b/w @LeaderBookFL and @Barbarasharief .Lauren spoke about legislative policy and issues in her @FLSenate district. Reading from notes, Barbara talked about Lauren’s 2009 wedding, filing a lawsuit against Lauren, and then logged off early.

Jimmy Patronis-On Friday Congress passed a bill that diverts hundreds of billions in taxpayer money to “Green” companies and increased taxes on America’s domestic energy sector. They also spent $80 billion on the IRS to shakedown Americans to the tune of $200 billion. Also: we’re in a recession

Rick Scott-.@JoeBiden keeps saying that inflation was 0% last month. That’s a lie. Biden’s raging inflation is nearly 14% in Florida & costing families almost $800 more EVERY MONTH.

Anthony Sabatini
Anthony Sabatini

Nikki Fried Says She's not a COVID Lockdown 'Extremist' [VIDEO]" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—FORT LAUDERDALE—Agriculture Commissioner and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried is once again asserting her opposition to any future mask and vaccination mandates, taking issue with being referred to as a lockdown extremist.

"'Dark Money' Expenditures Against Sabatini Could Point to President Trump," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich and Javier Manjarres

"Rubio: American Families are Under Attack," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Earlier this week, The Floridian posted a clip from the Netflix children's series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous in which two young women are shown kissing. This is just the most recent example of how left-wing elites seek to remodel American culture. On Friday, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) wrote a letter for the American Principles Project outlining the far-left cultural threat.

"Mike Waltz Tears into Democrats Claims US is in a Recession," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Democrats have recently jammed controversial legislation through Congress to expand bureaucratic organizations, such as the IRS, while also attempting to fight inflation.  US Congressman Mike Waltz (R-FL) is tearing into the recent moves made by his opposing party, and claiming the US is in a recession.

"Anthony Sabatini Lies About Voting for DeSantis's 2022 'Freedom First' Budget," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Most people look forward to checking their mailboxes every day to see what may have been sent to them, but that may not be the case for controversial State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who recently dodged a debate with six of his Republican congressional opponents in Oviedo, Florida.

"Florida Reps Continue Slamming IRS Expansion and "Deadly Force" Job Listing," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—As the United States seeks to deal with the current recession, one provision of the Inflation Reduction Act has raised more than a few eyebrows. As reported by The Floridian, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will hire 87,000 new agents. More worryingly, one of the described duties featured in the now-deleted job listing says agents must “carry a firearm and be willing to use deadly force, if necessary.”

Christina Pushaw
Christina Pushaw

"Christina Pushaw Resigns, Joins DeSantis Re-election Campaign," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"DeSantis Calls Florida 'a Law-and-Order State'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is calling Florida "a law-and-order state." Amidst ongoing criticism from Democrats in the state and across the country, Governor DeSantis affirmed that what distinguishes Florida from the rest of the country is that Florida's 'a law-and-order state."

"Trump: "Release the Documents Now!" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

"Biden Promotes 'use of Deadly Force' to new 87,000 IRS Army," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—It has been reported around the nation that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is going to be hiring a vast number of agents after the House votes on Friday to grant the agency 80 billion dollars in additional funds. 87,000 agents are expected to be hired following the passage of the bill in the House. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) and other Florida politicians have aired their disgust regarding the assumed bill going through.

"Netflix Streams Lesbian Kiss on Kids Show," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Netflix kids’ series Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous includes a kissing scene between two young girls. In the latest season of the animated series executively produced in part by Steven Spielberg, two female characters have built up tension between them throughout the series which finally culminates in the two sharing a passionate kiss on the mouth.

"DeSantis Announces Temporary Five-Year Teaching Certificate for Veterans," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Being a state where a sizeable veteran population resides, Florida works hard to provide for former service members. Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced a five-year temporary teaching certificate program for veterans finishing their bachelor's degree.

"Republican Congressional Candidates in FL CD 7 Say They can, Will Work With Democrats in Congress," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Oviedo, FL - This week Republican voters in Florida's 7th congressional district got the chance to hear what the candidates had to say for themselves on the issues in a debate-style format. The topic of congressional bipartisanship came up, to which many just about all of the Republican candidates said they would work with Democrats in Congress.

"Charities Controlled by Carolina Amesty Appear to pay for $1.4 million Family Home," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Loomer Blames 'RINO' Republican Opponent for FBI Raid at Mar-a-Lago," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Monday night's raid on former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home by the FBI continues to make headlines. Conservative journalist and District 11 congressional candidate Laura Loomer has weighed in, telling The Floridian via text that the FBI needed to be defunded and dismantled.

Cory Mills
Cory Mills

"Cory Mills Leads in new Poll, 'Absentini' Sabatini and Santos cry Foul," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"DeSantis Says ‘We’re Turning into a Banana Republic’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Rick Scott Comments on July Inflation Report," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Sabatini Demands Florida "Sever All Ties" with FBI and DOJ after Mar-a-Lago Raid," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

"Republicans Demand ‘Answers’ Over FBI’s Raid," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Republicans continue to criticize the FBI over its raid at Mar-a-Lago at the beginning of the week. With some praising the raid, others questioning it and yet others vehemently criticizing it, Republicans are calling it “frightening” and demanding “answers.”

"Fried: 'Ron DeSantis is Defending Donald Trump Instead of the rule of law'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D), who’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the gubernatorial race, held a press conference in front of the governor’s mansion. In the press conference, the gubernatorial hopeful chided Gov. Ron DeSantis over his support of President Donald Trump (R).

"Mar-a-Lago Raid Could ‘Undermine’ Jan 6 Investigation," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The raid at Mar-a-Lago continues to have an effect on the political landscape as it further divides lawmakers and voters. Former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo (D) commented on the raid, t arguing that if answers are not provided soon regarding the reasoning for the raid, it could lead “undermine” the January 6thinvestigation.

FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago Compared to Gestapo," by The Flordian's Grayson Bakich—All of Florida's congressional delegation has opened up about the recent FBI raid of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. Republicans and conservatives have voiced immense criticism of the raid, and more continue to speak out. The Floridian has covered the reactions of Governor Ron DeSantis (R), Senator Rick Scott (R), and many others.

Sen. Rick Scott
Sen. Rick Scott

"Scott Demands Investigation into China's Influence on Federal Reserve," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

"FBI Raids Mar-a-Lago; Florida Officials React," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—News organizations around the nation, including The Floridian, have reported that former President Donald Trump’s (R) private estate, Mar-a-Lago, has been raided by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents.

"DeSantis Says Trump Raid Example of Federal Agencies Being Weaponized," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The FBI's raid on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home has sparked the ire of Republicans across the nation. While Democrats are praising the FBI, Republicans are calling it an attack against Democracy. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), himself someone who's speculated to launch a 2024 presidential campaign, released a statement in support of the president. DeSantis called the raid an example of "the weaponization of federal agencies."

"FBI Raids Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Home," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—BREAKING - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has made the game-changing decision of conducting a raid on the Mar-a-Lago home of former US President Donald Trump (R)Trump has since responded to the incident in a written statement.

"Recreational Marijuana Initiative Could Land in Florida's Midterm Ballot," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Marijuana legalization has increasingly become more normalized across states. Now, a new initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in 2024 has been launched in Florida.

"Retired Green Beret Jay Collins Tells His Story," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Former U.S. Army Green Beret Jay Collins (R) sat down with The Floridianlast week and spoke about his past, and his story.

 

 

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

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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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