Up, Up, and Away!
Gov. Ron DeSantis is once again leaving Florida this week, this time “America’s Governor” is leading an International Trade Mission to Israel, United Kingdom, Japan, and South Korea.
DeSantis has left many South Floridians scratching their heads on why he is leaving again without setting foot in waterlogged Fort Lauderdale. More on this later today.
DeSantis, Parkland Families Score Another Win
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Marco Rubio-China doesn’t want the world to know how Covid started
Danny Burgess-SB 1532 has passed its last committee stop. This bill is a 1st step toward addressing an important issue in our community—ensuring people have access to reliable, efficient public transportation. HART has fallen short of that mission & it’s time we look at how to fix it.
Senator Bobby Powell, Jr.-To prevent any repeats of today's pre-dawn alarm error jarring millions of Floridians from their sleep, I'm asking FL officials to change the time from 4:50 am to a later hour for sending morning emergency alert tests.
"Waltz Endorses Donald Trump for President" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Mike Waltz (R) has just endorsed President Donald Trump (R) for President. The endorsement comes at a time when it's alleged that the DeSantis Team is worried over the support that Trump is receiving from Congressional Republicans.
"DeSantis to Lead International Trade Mission" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is not finished traveling. This time he will be flying around the globe leading an international trade mission to some of America's strongest allies.
"Moskowitz Allegedly Sold Financial Stock Before Bank Crisis" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D) has been accused this week over stock selling during the banking crisis last month...
"Gay Rights Group Upset by 21+ Age Restriction on Pride Parade" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Governor DeSantis (R-FL) recently revved up efforts to protect children ahead of law year's election where he won by a landslide...
"DeSantis Signs Supermajority Death Penalty Bill Into Law" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Governor DeSantis (R-FL) recently revved up efforts to protect children ahead of law year's election where he won by a landslide. Now, local LGBTQ+ and drag groups are treading carefully in fear of being shut down by the governor.
"Diaz-Balart Expresses Concern Over Colombian President's Political Stance" by The Floridian's Daniels Molina—Colombian President Gustavo Petro visited the U.S. this week, and Florida Republicans pushed back. Both Florida Reps. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R) met with Petro, urging him to shift his political stance.
"Trump Endorses Military use Against Cartels" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R) and Florida Rep. Mike Waltz (R) introduced a bill that would authorize military use against cartels...
"Rubio Says Biden Admin Withholding Information" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) took to social media to share an excerpt from an interview wherein he accuses the Biden administration of withholding information. This coincides with Senator Rubio joining forces with Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R) to introduce a bill that demands answers from the CDC on coronavirus policy.
"Never Back Down Releases Pro-DeSantis Mailer in Four States" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The political action committee (PAC) Never Back Down has released a mailer promoting Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) for President.
"Scott Signs Letter Calling for Federal Legislators to End Usage of TikTok" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—TikTok has been a controversial app for lawmakers across the country, as both Republicans and Democrats have called for its ban in different capacities. Now, Senator Rick Scott (R-FL)...
"Salazar Demands PAHO Answer for Role in Trafficking Cuban Doctors" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) is demanding accountability from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)...
"Nikki Fried Claims DeSantis Flew Over Pro-Abortion Protestors in His Helicopter to Taunt Them" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Florida Democrat Chairwoman Nikki Fried came to Broward County yesterday and claimed Governor Ron DeSantis took a joy ride in his helicopter...
"Donalds Introduces the 'Big Biden Blunder' Act" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich
"FL Education Board Expands Controversial 'Parental Rights in Education law" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich
"Gaetz Questions America's Ability to Deter China's Hypersonic Weapons" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—During the House Oversight Committee hearing with members of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) questioned Principal Assistant Secretary of Defense...
"Will Florida's GOP Congressional Delegation Sink DeSantis in 2024?" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres
"Waltz Questions DOD Plan in Indo-Pacific Region" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—This week, Florida Rep. Mike Waltz (R) took part in a hearing, questioning numerous U.S. military officials. During the hearing, Rep. Waltz questioned the officials on the Department of Defense's (DOD) programs, policies, and priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.
"Cava Comments on gas Crisis in South Florida" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Rubio Bill Restores Holocaust Survivors' Rights" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Fine and Eskamani Butt Heads Over Protection of Children Act" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich— State Representatives Randy Fine (R-FL) and Anna V. Eskamani (D-FL) had a candid back and forth in the Florida House over the Protection of Children Act. The legislation looks to enforce Floridians to use the bathroom assigned to them at birth, introduced by Rep. Fine.
"DeSantis to Sign into Law Death Penalty Bill for Child Rapists" by News Service of Florida
"Jones Questions DeSantis's 'Intentions' Regarding Transgender Bathroom Bill" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—TALLAHASSEE – As arguments surrounding the transgender bathroom bill rages on, State Senator Shevrin Jones (D-FL) was able to provide his thoughts concerning the legislation which looks to enforce Floridians to use the bathroom assigned to them at birth.
"AmeriHealth Caritas Donates $100K to Hope Florida" by The Floridian's Jim McCool— AmeriHealth Caritas has once again given back to the state of Florida. Just this week, the group donated $100,000 to Support of Hope Florida's mission to guide Florida families to prosperity.
"House Republicans Sound Alarm on End of Title 42" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Title 42 is about to come to an end, and Florida Republicans are sounding the alarm. Today, the Congressional Hispanic Conference held a presser on border security. Republicans like Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R) and Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) have issued statements this week, warning of the danger that Title 42’s end poses.
"Guatemala's Positive Economic Outlook Rewarded with Higher Credit Rating" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres
"Gaetz Introduces Resolution of Inquiry into Ukraine" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—One of the most important pieces of information found in the documents leaked from Air Force Guardsman Jack Teixeira...
"DeSantis Announces Action Against Disney's 'Sham Agreement' to Keep Power" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Governor Ron DeSantis was in Lake Buena Vista today to announce a new bill in the Florida Legislature...
"Florida Legislature Introduces Bill to Combat Hidden 'Woke' Bank Credit Card Fees" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Every time a consumer (you and me) swipes a debit or credit card, out-of-state credit card companies and banks charge Florida businesses interchange fees...
"Florida Hospital Pushing LGBTQ+ Training That Says a Man Can Be Born a Woman" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Sarasota Memorial Hospital is sending training to all hospital employees that claims a person can be a different ...
"Pro-DeSantis PAC Releases Second Anti-Trump Ad" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich
"Could Venezuela Succeed After its 2024 Presidential Election?" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—In an era of extremely polarized politics in the U.S., a bipartisan approach to almost anything seems totally far-fetched. However, two former senior government advisors —Juan Cruz...
"Team DeSantis Sends ‘Message for Blue States’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Florida Republican Lawmakers 'Frustrated' With DeSantis" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Everything in the 2023 legislative session is going as Gov. Ron DeSantis has planned, as the Republican-led legislature...
"Republicans Continue to Embrace Democracy" OPINION—Daniel Henninger’s critical article of Republicans “Is Democracy a Dirty Word Now?” (Wall Street Journal, April 12) is morally heartening and idealistic but naïve and impractical...
"Pro-DeSantis PAC Calls Trump 'Gun-Grabber' in Recent Ad" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Former President Donald Trump recently spoke at the National Rifle Association (NRA) conference, saying he was, and will be, the most "pro-gun" and "pro-Second Amendment" President...
"Jordan's Trump Endorsement Significant, Continues Fueling Former President's Momentum" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—As Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gears up for his 2024 presidential run, and looks to mitigate the growing number of Florida Republicans...
"Democrats Will Protest 6 Week Abortion Ban" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Donalds Reaffirms His Position on Red Flag Laws in CNN Interview" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) went on CNN to discuss red flag laws and gun ownership following the recent school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee.
"Scott Suggests Fiscal Solutions to Fix America's 'Broken Status Quo'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) has delivered his comments regarding the recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data drop. According to Sen. Scott, the inflation crisis is still ongoing and problematic to Americans around the country.
"Rubio Alleges Democratic Fundraising Vehicle is a 'Facilitator of Fraud'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has a sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) Chairwoman and Vice Chairman, Dara Lindenbaum and Sean J. Cooksey to inquire about ActBlue (a major fundraiser for the Democratic Party) and their donation practices.
"Florida School District Releases Statement Answering 'What is a Woman' and 'Can Men Get Pregnant'" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—After Broward County Schools Superintendent Earlean Smiley shockingly said there is no "clear-cut answer" to the question of what a woman is, the Broward School District has given its official answer.
"DeSantis Deploys State Resources to Fort Lauderdale After Massive Flood" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Emergency Management have gone above and beyond what is required after record rainfalls poured down on Fort Lauderdale leading to massive flooding. Absent a direct petition from Broward County, a State of Emergency has been declared and resources have been deployed to help Florida residents after 25 inches of rain were dropped on the city in a 24-hour period.
"DeSantis Signs Florida's 'Heartbeat' Bill Into law" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Just a mere hours after being presented with the controversial “Heartbeat Protection Act (SB 300), Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law.
"Newsom ad Attacks DeSantis' Education 'Takeover'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Salazar Leads Charge for CBSI Funding" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—A bipartisan group of lawmakers have joined forces to pursue funding with the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI)
"Florida Lawmaker Says he's Ok With 'Erasing' Gay Community for Targeting Children" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—State Representative Randy Fine (R-FL) recently introduced House Bill 1423 which strives for the “Protection of Children.” The bill looks to “fine, suspend, or revoke the licenses” of establishments that knowingly admits children to “adult live performances” such as drag shows or events that depict lewd acts or conduct.
"Steube Says Alvin Bragg's Lawsuit Against Congress Means He's Hiding Something" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The House Oversight Committee has begun investigating DA Alvin Bragg's indictment of former President Donald Trump. In response, DA Bragg filed a lawsuit against the Committee and its chair Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH).
"Florida House Speaker Compares Democratic Party's Abortion Stance to China, North Korea" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Speaker of the House Paul Renner (R) compared the Democratic Party’s “extreme” and supportive of late-term position on abortion to that of Communist China and North Korea.
"Democrats, Soto Believe Ron DeSantis' Permitless Carry Law is a'Terrible Setback'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Florida Democrats continue their criticism of Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) signage of constitutional concealed carry in Florida, meaning a permit is no longer necessary.
"Trump Calls New York Courthouse a 'Prison'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—President Donald Trump (R) sat down with Tucker Carlson this week for an exclusive interview on the Fox News channel. During the talk, President Trump discussed a number of topics including his recent visit to a New York Courthouse. As he battles legal woes, Trump expressed that visiting
"Catholic Priests Denied Access to Military Medical Center During Holy Week, Rubio Responds" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—With Holy Week coming to a conclusion on Easter Sunday, Catholics and Protestants alike, such as Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and James Lankford (R-OK) were surprised to hear that Walter Reed...
"Mast: Biden Admin's 'Hands are Tied' After American Reporter Arrested in Russia" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) went on Fox News today to discuss Russian detainment of the American Wall Street Journal reporter, Evan Gershkovich.
"Florida Senate Passes Anti-Drag Show Bill" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Senate Democrats made their case in opposition to Sen. Clay Yarborough’s Protection of Children (SB 1438) bill, arguing that the measure directly targeted drag shows, which Sen. Lori Berman referred to as a “form of art.”
"Bipartisan Effort: U.S. Congress Unites to Urge EU to Designate Iran's IRGC as a Terrorist Organization" by The Floridian's Michelle RosenbergIn a bold move, a coalition of 124 U.S. Members of Congress, led by Reps. Kathy Manning, Tom Kean Jr., and Bill Keating, have taken a significant and determined step in the ongoing fight against Iranian and IRGC terrorism.
"Florida Lawmakers Pursue Death Penalty in Child Rapes" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—TALLAHASSEE — In a move that likely would spur a constitutional fight, Florida lawmakers appear ready to pass a proposal that would allow the death penalty for people who commit sexual batteries on children under age 12.
The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Jim McCool, and Daniel Molina