Juice🍊—4.5.2023—It's all About Trump Moving Forward—Lawmakers Back Trump After Indictment, Arrest—More...

Juice🍊—4.5.2023—It's all About Trump Moving Forward—Lawmakers Back Trump After Indictment, Arrest—More...

Florida's Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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April 5, 2023

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Trump Responds to Arrest

"The only crime that I have committed is to fearlessly defend our nation from those who seek to destroy it."-President Donald Trump MUST-READ

Rubio, Many Others Rally Behind Trump

As former President Donald Trump arrived in New York City for his arraignment on possibly trumped-up (no pun intended) charges, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) posted another homemade video on his Twitter, where he said, "Today is a bad day and for all of us & we are all going to regret it for a very long time."

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Squeezers

Maxwell Alejandro Frost-The people understand that “tough on crime” hasn’t worked. They want leaders who will be SMART on crime. Dealing with root causes and having community-centered public safety.

US Rep Kathy Castor-Great day with my entire #FL14 team working together to solve problems: housing, jobs and lower cost clean energy!

We are always here for you! #PeopleOverPolitics #TampaBay

Rep. Mike Waltz-The moon landing will forever live on as one of the greatest moments in human history. Can't wait to see the next American man & FIRST American woman set foot on the moon once again!

Rep. Michele K. Rayner-Goolsby-Today, we remember the life and death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His legacy serves as a North Star in this unprecedented moment of extreme oppression. And we will continue the fight against systemic racism and injustice in the light of his guidance.

Rep. Dotie Joseph-Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried and Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book arrested along with peaceful protestors from around the state following GOP Senate passage of 6 week abortion ban.

Chip LaMarca-Just working on some policy after session and one of the great ones walks in: Congressman @MarioDB!

 

Sens. Shevrin Jones and Lauren Book
Sens. Shevrin Jones and Lauren Book

"Trump Says Charges 'Should be Dropped" Against him by 'Failed District Attorney'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina —Soon after returning home to Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump (R) held a press conference to discuss his recent indictment. During the press conference, Trump shared that the indictment is an attack against Americans.

"Jones Invokes MLK Amidst Abortion Rights Debate" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina —Florida state Senator Shevrin Jones (D) has invoked MLK amidst a fight for abortion rights in Florida. Pushing back against GOP legislation, Florida Democratic Party Chair...

"Donalds Responds to Trump Arrest, Pelosi's Comments" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—As former President Donald Trump (R) has now been officially arrested on 34 felony counts of...

"Rubio Warns Trump Arraignment Sets 'New Normal' in Political Prosecution" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—As former President Donald Trump arrived in New York City for his arraignment on possibly trumped-up (no pun intended) charges, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) posted another homemade video...."

"Independent Reporter Assaulted by CBS News Audio Man in New York" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—New York - Independent Reporter Oren Levy, known on Twitter as @ViralNewsNY and @LeeroyPress, was attacked this morning...

"Byron Donalds Introduces Bill Prohibiting Nuclear Funding for China" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Two policy priorities of House Republicans are China and energy production. Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL)...

"Lauren's Kids Issues Tips for Kids to Stay Safe" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Governor DeSantis Signs Another Death Warrant" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Marco Rubio Criticizes Biden Admin's Attitude Towards El Salvador" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has returned from his trip to El Salvador. Shortly after his arrival in the United States, Sen. Rubio posted a video reflecting on the visit, criticizing the Biden Administration's reaction to President Nayib Bukele's actions against gangs such as MS-13.

"Scott, FL Lawmakers Urge Biden to Support Hurricane Relief Bill" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Since Hurricane Ian made landfall, Florida legislators have worked tirelessly to secure recovery funding for Florida and its residents, especially those Floridians in heavily impacted areas.

Nikki Fried for Governor
Nikki Fried for Governor

"DeSantis Narrowly Beats Trump in Florida New Poll, but Trump Continues to Crush him Nationally" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Republicans around the country (both donors and voters) are beginning the process of deciding which Presidential candidate they will send to represent the party on the general election ballot.

"Nikki Fried and Lauren Book Arrested at Florida Capitol Protesting Abortion Bill" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—President Trump is not the only one facing a perp walk today. A protest against a bill limiting abortion in Florida ended with two top Florida Democrats being arrested.

"Florida Republicans Slam Biden Admin Downplaying Chinese Balloon" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—NBC has confirmed the Chinese spy balloon shot down in early February was gathering information despite the Biden Administration's downplaying of the threat. Several Florida Republicans, including Senator Marco Rubio and Representatives Mike Waltz, Ver Buchanan, and Greg Steube excoriated Biden on Twitter.

"Matt Gaetz: Somalia Example of U.S. As 'World's Policeman'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

"Rubio Meets with President of El Salvador" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Florida Senate Passes 6-Week Heartbeat Bill" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Hutchinson Facing Trump in GOP Primary" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The 2024 GOP primary continues to expand as Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) has announced that he will run. President Donald Trump (R) was the first to announce his candidacy, and since then 3 more Republicans have joined the race.

"DeSantis Signs Constitutional Carry Into Law" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—“Constitutional Carry is in the books,” said Governor Ron DeSantis after signing the controversial constitutional carry measure spearheaded by Sen. Jay Collins.

Dr. Joseph Ladapo

"The Florida Bill That Could Help Sink DeSantis's 2024 Chances" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis could be on the verge of causing himself a historic and irreparable self-inflicted political wound if he signs into law a controversial legislative measure targeting Free Speech and media outlets.

"Ladapo Calls Trump's Comments Concerning DeSantis's COVID Record 'all Blubber'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—With the Presidential primary season getting closer by the day, the intraparty attacks are starting to heat up, especially between former President Donald Trump (R) and potential candidate, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL).

"Roger Stone Says Trump Gag Order Could Constitute Election Interference" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Roger Stone called the gag order likely to be placed on his longtime ally and friend Donald Trump "unconstitutional" and said it could constitute election interference.

"Rubio Introduces Legislation to Hold Big Tech Accountable" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Senator Mike Lee to introduce the Advertising Middlemen Endangering Rigorous Internet Competition Accountability (AMERICA) Act.

"VP Harris Dismissed Border Crisis Threat During Private National Security Strategy Meeting" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—The Biden administration is under fire for the lack of focus on security threats originating from the Western Hemisphere in its 2022 National Security Strategy that was released last October. Despite the growing challenges posed by criminal organizations in Central and South America, the document scarcely addresses human trafficking, drug trafficking, or illegal immigration, and fails to mention the Southern border crisis altogether.

"CIA Hires Florida LGBTQ+ Activist as 'Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Associate'" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson

"Byron Donalds: 'Un-American' Trump Indictment Will Backfire in 2024" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"FIU Recognized with National Award for Small Business Development Center" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Scott Reintroduces Bill Cutting Funds to Chinese-Tied Schools" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—While TikTok is the most visible means by which China seeks to subvert the United States, others are more subtle. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) has reintroduced a bill preventing federal funds from going to colleges and universities with ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Randy fine

"Rep. Fine Says Being Called a White Supremacist is 'Amusing'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—As the Florida House of Representatives continues to negotiate the 2023 legislative session...

"Bipartisan Pro-Death Penalty Push in Florida" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Following the tragic trend of mass shootings in schools across the country, the state of Florida has moved to lower the death penalty standards via SB 450.

"Florida Lawmakers File Bill Draft that Could Repeal 'Resign to Run" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson—A bill draft has been filed in the Florida Senate minutes after the announcement that President Donald Trump has been indicted ...

"DeSantis Responds to Indictment of President Trump" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—A bill draft has been filed in the Florida Senate minutes after the announcement that President Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan Grand Jury on 30 counts related to alleged business fraud...

"Grand Jury Votes to Indict President Donald Trump" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg was able to convince a grand jury to indict former President Donald Trump.

"Rubio: U.S. Must Have Strategy if China Invades Taiwan" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—China continues to seek global dominance, going so far as to prepare for a potential invasion of Taiwan by 2027. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has teamed up with Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) to introduce a bill demanding the United States formulate a strategy to counteract such an event.

"Waltz Slams Austin's 'No Regrets' About Afghanistan Withdrawal" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

Rep. Anna Paulina Luna
Rep. Anna Paulina Luna

"Luna Holds Graphic Hearing on Late-Term Abortion" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) is demanding accountability for a potential abortion-related crime in Washington, D.C., saying "one of the most egregious crimes occurred in D.C. without any oversight."

"Fried Files Ethics Complaint Against DeSantis" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried has filed an ethics complaint against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R). Filing the complaint with the Florida Commission on Ethics, Fried accuses DeSantis of receiving “gifts” from his Friends of Ron DeSantis political committee.

"FORCE Act Passes Foreign Affairs Committee by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"FL Surgeon General Calls Medical Board "Disgusting" for Revoking Doctor's Certification over "Covid-19 Misinformation" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson

"Florida Surgeon General Performs CPR on man in State Capitol, Saves his Life" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Gimenez: Biden Admin 'Knows Exactly What They're Doing' at Border" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The Biden Administration recently claimed Republicans would cut funding for Customs and Border Protection as the migrant crisis continues. Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) punched back against this claim during a recent appearance on Newsmax.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantiscasey

"DeSantis PAC Adds Cruz Campaign Veterans" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—This week, President Donald Trump (R) announced his Texas Elected Leadership Team. However, even though the Lone Star state overwhelmingly voted for Trump in the 2020 election, the state could be shifting its sights towards another presidential candidate. A PAC for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has added former Cruz campaign officials.

"Florida's Aetna Branch Leads Children's Week in Tallahassee" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—TALLAHASSEE – As Children’s Week is in full swing in Florida's Capitol, Aetna Better Health of Florida held a large event on the Old Capitol steps on Tuesday to express their willingness to keep fighting on behalf of the livelihood of children and families.

"Rubio Says 'It's Time to Ban TikTok'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—While addressing the Senate floor, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) made his case for the ban of the social media giant, TikTok, which is owned by its Chinese parent company, ByteDance.

"Gaetz Introduces New War Powers Resolution to Pull US Troops from Somalia" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is determined to bring American soldiers home...

"DeSantis Sets Groundwork in South Carolina" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Though polls indicate that he's coming up short to President Donald Trump (R), Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is still amassing support for a speculated 2024 presidential run. DeSantis has been traveling...

"Broward School Board to Vote on Resolution In Support of African-American History" by The Floridian's Chris Nelson —The Broward School Board is set to consider a resolution "in support of African-American history instruction in Broward County Public Schools". The resolution ...

"DeSantis Inches Closer to Presidential Run, Announces Trip to Israel" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—In a move that is arguably a glaring step forward to announcing a run for President in 2024, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be visiting Israel in April to attend the Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem’s “Celebrate the Faces of Israel.”

 

Senator Rick Scott
Senator Rick Scott

"Rick Scott Authors Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Fentanyl Crisis" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—As the Fentanyl crisis continues to surge and has become more of a paramount issue for Republicans to tackle,  US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) has introduced bipartisan legislation called the OPIODS Act to combat the fentanyl crisis.

"Trump Calls DeSantis 'Desperate,' Says Florida Governor Came to see him With 'Tears in his Eyes'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—In an exclusive interview on the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” political show, former President Donald Trump told host Sean Hannity that Gov. Ron DeSantis came to him in “tears” asking for an endorsement during the 2018 Republican gubernatorial primary race in Florida.

"Scott and Rubio Introduce Space Sector Bill" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Despite the space race not being as culturally relevant as it once was, Florida legislators at the federal level are still looking to promote American dominance in the stars.

"DeSantis on Open Carry Failing : 'If They Send me Something That is 90% or 80%, I'm Gonna Take" by The Floridian's Staff—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to have defended House Speaker Paul Renner and Senate President Kathleen Passidomo over their failure to present him with an open carry gun measure to sign.

"Moskowitz Mocks Trump Calling McConnell 'Greatest Threat to America'" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Former President Donald Trump recently stated that the greatest threat to the United States is not Russia or China but high-ranking politicians, calling out Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) by name.

"DeSantis Bucks Congress, Says Education Policy is a 'State and Local Issue'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—MIAMI—After signing a historic “Education Reform” bill into law, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is considered a Constitutionalist, was asked if he believed education policy should be left up to the states, and not the federal government.

"DeSantis Signs Universal School Choice Bill" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has just signed House Bill 1 in Miami, which expands school choice in Florida immensely.

"Wasserman Schultz Says Republicans Will Kill Blue Collar Jobs" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) is striking back at Republicans over their proposed budget cuts. Wasserman Schultz argues that it could result in killing blue collar jobs.

 

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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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