JUICE —Florida Politics' Juicy Read 🍊 —3.182023 — Hunter Biden Threatens to Sue Roger Stone —No-Entry List Used Against Anti-Cuba Protestors —Much More...

JUICE —Florida Politics' Juicy Read 🍊 —3.182023 — Hunter Biden Threatens to Sue Roger Stone —No-Entry List Used Against Anti-Cuba Protestors —Much More...

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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March 20, 2023

 

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World Baseball Classic Uses No-Entry List to Keep Protestors out of Cuba vs USA Game

They said the game was "non-political" so they had a list of things and slogans were now allowed inside the stadium. Anti-Cuba protestors were targeted.

America: Land of the Free? READ MORE

Rubio also had something to say about this READ MORE

Hunter's Laptop Lunacy Continues

Hunter Biden is threatening to sue Roger Stone for allegedly talking about what was found on his laptop. Keep in mind that most of what is on the laptop has already been reported

Stone, as usual, had a lot to say about this. READ MORE

Squeezers

Cory Mills-Biden claims a travesty and invasion when thousands of Russians cross Ukraine’s borders, but not a word when millions illegally cross ours. Allocates $113.4B to Ukraine for their borders, but can’t allocate $5B to secure ours.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz-.@FAUMBB Congratulations on reaching the #SweetSixteen! Proud of our hometown @FloridaAtlantic Fighting Owls! #GoOwls

Rep. Dotie Joseph-HB 1445 targets female dominated #teachers & #nurses #unions, but expressly excludes police & fire--male dominated unions. Regardless of politically motivated payback for teachers, exempting the fellas sounds like structural #sexism #StayWoke

Rep. Anna V. Eskamani -We just completed our review from Week 2 of FL's Legislative Session. There is a LOT of content here and still we weren't able to cover everything that happened but we hope it gives you some good insight to what takes place at your State Capitol.

border wall
border wall

"No-Entry List Used to Keep out Political Protestors at USA vs Cuba Game in Miami" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Prior to the USA baseball team trouncing Cuba in a semifinal game at the World Baseball Classic in Miami, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio posted a video expressing his concern that individuals attending the game were being turned away for wearing clothing with political slogans written on them.

"Rubio Slams Cuban Baseball Team Controversy" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Republican lawmakers have pushed back against the Cuban baseball team's involvement in the World Baseball Classic. Citing the threat of the members being spies for the Cuban regime, Republicans have called for the investigation of the team members. As the Cuban baseball team readied to play, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) commented on the controversy of people not being allowed entry for protesting the players.

"Fentanyl Smuggled Over Border is a 'Chemical Attack' Against U.S." by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—With fentanyl continually being smuggled over the southern border, Americans continue to suffer its effects. Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) called this "a chemical attack" in a recent tweet, saying that "in less than 6 months, enough fentanyl to kill 1.9 BILLION people has been seized at the southern border."

"Hunter Biden Threatens Lawsuit Against Roger Stone, Demands Apology" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Republican strategist Roger Stone has been talking about Hunter Biden on his "Stone Zone" podcast and Biden’s lawyers are not happy about it.

"Byron Donalds Calls Out White House Spokesman Deflecting Focus on Biden Investigation" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

"Debbie Wasserman Schultz Calls DeSantis 'Disaster for Florida'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Top House Republican Mocks 'Woke' U.S. Military for Allowing use of Pronouns" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—During a meeting of the House Armed Services Committee, several enlisted personnel members of the U.S. military testified that the House Republican mindset that “woke” initiatives was hurting recruitment, was not founded.

"Donalds Calls on Media to 'Report the Facts'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Florida Rep. Byron Donalds (R) slammed the media this weekend during an interview with FOX News. Rep.Donalds, who attended the Palm Beach Republican Party's Lincoln Day dinner at Mar-A-Lago on Friday, argued that there’s a double standard at play, citing President Donald Trump’s (R) time in office. Pushing back against “media hostility” towards conservatives, Donalds called on the media to “report the FACTS.”

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart

"Diaz-Balart Pursues Baseball Players Investigation" by The Floridian's Daniels Molina—Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R) has directed a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken. calling for an investigation into exported Cuban baseball players.

"Rubio Introduces Bill to Bar Federal Funds from TikTok Associated Businesses" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Since the social media giant TikTok has become woven into the social fabric of the United States, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has pushed back against Chinese-owned app and its parent company, ByteDance.

"Maxwell Frost Says DeSantis 'Abusing His Power,' Calls FL Republicans His 'Lapdogs'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Maxwell Frost (D-FL) appeared on Washington Post Live to criticize Governor Ron DeSantis, saying he "has been abusing his power to target marginalized communities," and calls Florida Republicans "lapdogs who do what he says."

"Biden Appears to Forget About Florida on Hurricane Ian Relief" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres and Jim McCool—Governor DeSantis (R-FL) has recently revealed that he has not spoken with President Biden (D) since his brief visit to Florida after Hurricane Ian struck the state on September 28, 2022. After promising federal aid, it seems that Biden and the federal government have forgotten Florida, and are dragging their feet to help battered Southwest Florida.

"Transgender Activists Accuse Florida Republicans of 'Genocide' with SB 254" by The Floridian's Grayson Jackson—With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signaling support for SB 254, which would ban gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement therapy for minors, transgender activists spoke their piece against the bill this week during the 2023 legislative session.

"Rubio Requests Investigation into Possible CCP Infiltration Following Bank Collapses" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signaling support for SB 254, which would ban gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement therapy for minors, transgender activists spoke their piece against the bill this week during the 2023 legislative session.

"Scott Pens Letter Urging Legal Action Against China for COVID Outbreak" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) and his colleagues have sent a letter to call on Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to inquire about what legal action can be pursued concerning the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its involvement in the initialization of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transgender bathroom
Transgender bathroom

"Transgender Activists Accuse Florida Republicans of 'Genocide' with SB 254" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signaling support for SB 254, which would ban gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement therapy for minors, transgender activists spoke their piece against the bill this week during the 2023 legislative session.

"Rubio Requests Investigation into Possible CCP Infiltration Following Bank Collapses" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich —Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to the Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to address the possibilities of the recent bank failures (Silicon Valley Bank – SVB – and Signature Bank) and their assets fallings into the hands of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

"Scott Pens Letter Urging Legal Action Against China for COVID Outbreak" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signaling support for SB 254, which would ban gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement therapy for minors, transgender activists spoke their piece against the bill this week during the 2023 legislative session.

"Gov. DeSantis Blasts COVID Experts Over 'Woke Virus' Lab Leak Cover Up" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—WINTER HAVEN- Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) channeled his old 2020 playbook by tearing apart Progressives on COVID-19, this time addressing the Wuhan Lab leak theory as well as labeling the coronavirus the "woke virus."

"Surgeon General Ladapo Questions if Anyone Should be Vaccinated At All" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—WINTER HAVEN-Today, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo spoke at a press conference in regard to COVID-19 vaccinations and their safety. Dr. Ladapo went as far as to question if anyone should take the COVID-19 vaccine at all.

"DeSantis First Governor to Lift COVID Restrictions on Elective Surgeries" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WINTER HAVEN—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took another victory lap on the 3-year anniversary of “15 Days to Slow the Spread” of the COVID-19 virus effort. Gov. DeSantis had a group of witnesses talk about their personal experiences as a result of the COVID pandemic lockdown.

"DeSantis Says COVID Vaccinations on Babies are 'Fundamentally Wrong' by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WINTER HAVEN—At a press conference to commemorate the 3-year anniversary of “15 Days to Slow the Spread” of the COVID-19 virus effort, Gov. Ron DeSantis, who was flanked by Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, was asked if there was data to show how COVID “baby jabs” interacted with existing baby vaccinations.

"Florida Coalition Launched to Fight Against Prescription Drug Prices" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Across Florida, members of various organizations, associations, and advocacy groups have formed a new coalition to address and fight against prescription drug prices and the “pharmacy middlemen.” The name of the coalition is known as The PBM (Pharmacy Benefit Managers) Accountability Project of Florida.

Across Florida, members of various organizations, associations, and advocacy groups have formed a new coalition to address and fight against prescription drug prices and the “pharmacy middlemen.” The name of the coalition is known as The PBM (Pharmacy Benefit Managers) Accountability Project of Florida.

"Senators Seek to Prevent Confederacy era Monument Removal" by News Service of Florida—TALLAHASSEE --- Local governments would be blocked from removing historic monuments from public locations and could face lawsuits, under a controversial proposal that started to advance Wednesday in the Florida Senate.

"Florida Senators Back Immigration Crackdown Plan" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—TALLAHASSEE — A key Florida Senate panel on Wednesday approved a measure aimed at expanding Gov. Ron DeSantis’ crackdown on illegal immigration, drawing pushback from opponents who called it an attack on the state’s migrant community.

"Lawmakers Seek to Curb China Land Purchases" by The Floridian's Staff—The bill (SB 264), which passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, also would prevent Florida government agencies from entering contracts involving access to personal information with entities tied to countries of concern, namely China. Also, it would require health-care providers to ensure electronic technology keeps patient information within the continental U.S.

Ron DeSantis
Ron DeSantis

"Senators Seek to Prevent Confederacy era Monument Removal" by News Service of Florida—TALLAHASSEE --- Local governments would be blocked from removing historic monuments from public locations and could face lawsuits, under a controversial proposal that started to advance Wednesday in the Florida Senate.

"Florida Senators Back Immigration Crackdown Plan" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—TALLAHASSEE — A key Florida Senate panel on Wednesday approved a measure aimed at expanding Gov. Ron DeSantis’ crackdown on illegal immigration, drawing pushback from opponents who called it an attack on the state’s migrant community.

"Lawmakers Seek to Curb China Land Purchases" by The Floridian's Staff—The bill (SB 264), which passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, also would prevent Florida government agencies from entering contracts involving access to personal information with entities tied to countries of concern, namely China. Also, it would require health-care providers to ensure electronic technology keeps patient information within the continental U.S.

"DeSantis Spearheads a War on Biden's New ESG Program" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—IAs President Biden (D) readies the federal government for his new Environmental Social Corporate Governance (ESG) agenda, resistance against the plan has mounted.  Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has spearheaded an alliance of 18 states to fight against ESG in what they claim is "financial fraud."

"Two Arrested For Attempting to Illegally Vote in Florida" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In rather shocking news coming out of the Sunshine State, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has announced charges against two individuals for participating in unlawful voting. Both of their charges, while similar but with distinctions, are classified as felonies.

"Scott Suggests People 'Wake up' on China" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—China and the United States are involved in a tense rivalry, which has been exacerbated after reports indicated that COVID-19 likely came from a lab in Wuhan. During an interview on FOX News, Florida Senator Rick Scott (R) commented on the United States' approach to China. In short, Scott suggests that people need to 'wake up' regarding the threat that communist China poses.

"Embattled Florida Democrat Party Chides Roy's Endorsement of DeSantis" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—It was only a matter of time before Florida Democrats chimed in on the recent endorsement of Gov. Ron DeSantis for President by Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX).

"Matt Gaetz Calls for End of Ukraine War After US Drone Collides with Russian Jet" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The collision of an American MQ-9 drone and a Russian fighter jet has sparked concerns about an escalation between the United States and Russia as we continue aiding Ukraine.

"Chip Roy Endorses DeSantis for President" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Although speculation has increased that Governor DeSantis (R-FL) may run for President, nothing is official just yet. However, this has not stopped the Florida governor from gaining his first endorsement for President from US Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX).

"Byron Donalds Reacts to Treasury's Potential Proof of Biden Corruption" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The Department of the Treasury has released suspicious activity reports connected to Hunter Biden's foreign business deals.

"House Homeland GOP Visits Southern Border" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Tension at the border has increased since footage of migrants rushing the U.S. border at El Paso was released. Republicans continue to add pressure to the Biden administration, calling on it to address the growing concern. This week, members of the House Homeland GOP visited the southern border, arguing that they will hold the Biden administration accountable.

Rep. Maxwell Frost/ Congress
Rep. Maxwell Frost/ Congress

"Frost Scolds Biden Over Willow oil Drilling Project" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—House Democrats have overwhelmingly supported environmental efforts and legislation, including the controversial Green New Deal. However, President Joe Biden (D) is now receiving backlash as his administration has approved the Willow oil drilling project in Alaska.

"Independent Voters Disapprove of DeSantis's Handling of CRT, DEI, and Disney" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—A new public opinion survey conducted by The Floridian shows that Republican and Independent likely voters in Miami-Dade County would vote for Gov. Ron DeSantis over President Joe Biden in the 2024 Presidential general election. Interestingly enough, in the same survey, Independent voters surveyed appear to question the Governor’s legislative agenda of punishing Disney, and to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) and Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI)

"The Floridian Poll: DeSantis Outperforms Trump Against Biden in Miami-Dade" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—As the expected 2024 Republican presidential primary slugfest between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis draws near, a new public opinion survey conducted by The Floridian shows that Gov. DeSantis outperforms President Trump in a hypothetical general election contest against President Joe Biden.

"DeSantis Files Complaint Against Miami Hotel for Hosting Sexualized Drag Show With Minors Present" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Today, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his administration officially filed a complaint with the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) against the Hyatt Regency Miami for hosting a drag show with children present.

"FIU Sees Success with Federal TRIO Program" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The federal government is issuing a new program that is providing aid to traditionally underrepresented groups of students to earn their bachelor's degrees. Florida International University is proud to be a host for the TRIO Program.

 

Rep. Michele Rayner-Goolsby
Rep. Michele Rayner-Goolsby

"Senate Panel Targets Treatments for Transgender Kids" by News Service of Florida—TALLAHASSEE — Judges could consider parents’ objections to medical treatments such as puberty blockers when modifying or deciding custody agreements for transgender children, under a measure approved Monday by a Senate committee.

"DeSantis's Florida Legislature Looks to Scrap Rick Scott's Gun Buying Restriction" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres and NSF—TALLAHASSEE — With backing from Speaker Paul Renner, a House panel on Monday approved a bill that would lower the minimum age from 21 to 18 to buy rifles and other long guns in Florida, and would scrap the part of the gun law former Gov. Rick Scott signed 5 years ago.

"Rep. Cory Mills: 'Not One Dime of Taxpayer Money for Bailouts'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Representative Cory Mills (R-FL) recently made an appearance on Fox Business to discuss the recent failures of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank as government regulators (The Federal Reserve, The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., and the Treasury Department) have stepped in and stated that the depositors will have full access to their accounts.

"DeSantis: Negative Media Coverage is 'Backfiring'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich —Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) continues to assert his belief that left-leaning and "legacy" media outlets have it out for him, as he did in January.

"Cherfilus-McCormick Demands Protections for Nicaraguans in United States" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D-FL) has sent a bipartisan letter to the Biden Administration demanding the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans in the United States.

"Floridian and Puerto Rican Legislators Introduce Hurricane Tax Relief Act" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Florida Senators Rick Scott (R) and Marco Rubio (R) joined forces with Representative Byron Donalds (R), as well as Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner (a non-voting member of the House of Representatives) Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R) to ensure tax relief to the residents of the two entities due to the recent hurricanes (Ian, Nicole, and Fiona).

"DeSantis Signs Death Warrant for Another Convicted Murderer" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The death penalty has remained one of the most controversial political issues for decades. Now, Florida will look to carry out the latest execution with Governor DeSantis (R-FL) signing the death warrant for Louis Bernard Gaskin.

"DeSantis Warns DEI Will Discriminate Against Certain Ethnicities" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Senator Rick Scott (R) is mounting a 2024 Senate reelection campaign, removing any possibility of a 2024 presidential run. As Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) fuels rumors of a presidential run, Senator Scott is highlighting policy differences.

"Scott Touts Policy Differences With DeSantis" by The Floridan's Daniel Molina—Florida Senator Rick Scott (R) is mounting a 2024 Senate reelection campaign, removing any possibility of a 2024 presidential run. As Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) fuels rumors of a presidential run, Senator Scott is highlighting policy differences.

Anna Eskamani
Anna Eskamani

"Eskamani Champions DEI and CRT, Says DeSantis is Waging a 'Class War'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In the op-ed section of the Orlando Sentinel, a subscription-based news source, State Representative Anna V. Eskamani's (D-FL) recent op-ed declares that Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his agenda is waging war against all Floridians.

"DeSantis Fuels 2024 Rumors With Iowa Visit" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has been traveling the country as he promotes his new book and touts legislative accomplishments as governor. Over the weekend, Gov. DeSantis visited the states Nevada and  Iowa , fueling rumors of a 2024 presidential run while downplaying the move.

"Satan Sends Bridget Ziegler Letter 'From Hell'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"DeSantis Shares Thoughts on Ruling Against Biden's Catch and Release Immigration Policy" by The Floridian's Joshua Smith—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) recently shared his thoughts on U.S. Federal Judge T. Kent Wetherell II’s ruling on President Joe Biden’s (D) illegal immigration border policy.

"Donalds Calls Out MSNBC Host for being Deceptive" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—MSNBC’s Ali Velshi attempted to make the case that former President Donald Trump (R) is currently responsible for China’s growing influence in the Middle East, calling it one of his “many failures.”

"Wasserman-Schultz Calls Twitter Files Leaker Matt Taibbi 'Hypocrite' and 'Attention Addict'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) fought back hard against the narrative the so-called "Twitter Files" suggests of cooperation between Big Tech and the Federal government to censor conservatives, calling journalist Matt Taibbi a hypocrite and attention-addict in a recent Weaponization Subcommittee hearing.

"Ilhan Omar Co-Sponsors Bill Recognizing Israel as America’s Ally and Condemning Antisemitism, Amidst Controversy and Hypocrisy" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—Ilhan Omar's recent co-sponsorship of a bill recognizing Israel as a legitimate U.S. ally and condemning antisemitism has sparked accusations of hypocrisy, given her past history of making antisemitic remarks and pushing anti-Israel policies.

"Can DeSantis Outdo Himself During his Second Term as Governor?" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—After the State of the State Address this past week, Floridians are excited to see Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) take on his second term as governor. But many in Florida, who reelected him by a landslide are wondering, how will Governor DeSantis outdo himself these next four years.

"Rubio Introduces New Bill in Response to Inflation Reduction Act" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In response to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that was passed by the Democratic-controlled Congress over the summer, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has introduced the Restricting Electric Vehicle Outlays from Kleptomaniac Enemies (REVOKE) Act of 2023.

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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