Juice🍊—1.17.2024—Parental Rights vs Child Protections—Lawmakers Won't Tell DeSantis to Quit Race—More...

Juice🍊—1.17.2024—Parental Rights vs Child Protections—Lawmakers Won't Tell DeSantis to Quit Race—More...

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
January 18, 2024

'It's Over' but Lawmakers Think DeSantis Should Stay in Race

Pressure is mounting on Gov. Ron DeSantis to quit the presidential primary race. Still, surprisingly enough, lawmakers who support former President Trump say they would not tell DeSantis to drop out.

Senator Ted Cruz, who ran against Trump in 2016, and refused the calls for him to drop out then, told The Floridian that he wouldn't tell DeSantis to quit.

Why would he? READ MORE

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Parental Rights vs. Child Protections

TALLAHASSEE, FL --- In a push toward increased protection of children, the Florida House voted on a new bill banning social media usage for children under 16...READ MORE


Maxwell Alejandro Frost-This is a difficult job. But tonight, I got to spend time with some of my best friends on Capitol Hill. Very grateful.

Congresswoman Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick-While there have been improvements to FL's nursing shortage, too many health facilities are still stretched thin.

I introduced the GROWTH Act so that more community college students can pursue a career in nursing without financial barriers.


Parental Rights vs. Child Protections: Florida Lawmakers Go Head-to-Head Over New Social Media Bill —By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—TALLAHASSEE, FL --- In a push toward increased protection of children, the Florida House voted on a new bill banning social media usage for children...

Pro-Trump Lawmakers Won't Tell DeSantis and Haley to Drop out of Race—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—x—After former President Donald Trump’s historic 30-point victory over Governor Ron DeSantis and Ambassador Nikki Haley...

'The Republican Party is the Party of Trump': FL Lawmakers React to DeSantis' Loss in Iowa —By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—TALLAHASSEE, FL --- In two exclusive interviews with The Floridian, Democrat Sen. Shevrin Jones and Republican Rep. Alex Rizo...

State Legislators Berman, Anderson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Impaired Driver Deaths—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—State Senator Lori Berman (D-FL) and State Representative Adam Anderson (R-FL) introduced SB 1172 and HB 961 respectively to expand the legal definition of impairment...

Scott Introduces Bill Toughening Punishment for Swatting—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Over the Christmas break, Senator Rick Scott's (R-FL) Naples residence was "swatted" by unknown callers. Upon returning to Congress, Sen. Scott and Senator Tommy Tuberville...

House Democrats Blame Republicans for Biden Border Crisis, Republicans Blame Biden—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WASHINGTON—As the crisis along the U.S. border with Mexico continues...

Gimenez Accuses Biden Admin of 'Lying Through Its Teeth' Over Migrant Drowning—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The state of Texas was recently blamed for the drowning deaths of three illegal migrants near the border by the Biden Administration, only for the accusation to fall apart after further investigation. Representative Carlos Gimenez...

Chinese Garlic Imports Could Soon be Banned Thanks to New Scott Bill—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont—A new bill filed by Senator Rick Scott (R-Fl) would prohibit the entry of Chinese garlic into the US.

Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump, Predicts Blow Out in GOP Primary—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

DeSantis: Trump & Haley Afraid of ‘Tough Questions’—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

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Bill Regulating AI Use in Political Ads Opposed by Florida Democrats—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont—Florida State Senator Nick DiCeglie’s (R-18) proposal to regulate Artificial Intelligence (AI) use in political advertisements was recently critically assessed by Democrats in committee hearings.

Donalds Promotes Trump in Iowa, Former President Wins Big—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Diaz-Balart, Frankel Introduce Resolution Condemning Hamas' Acts of Rape and Sexual Assault—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Few crimes warrant revulsion as rape and sexual assault, and it was one of many atrocities perpetrated by Hamas on October 7th. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart...

Florida Bill Would Remove "Tranq" for Animals From Controlled Substances List—By The Floridian's Liv Caputo—TALLAHASSEE, FL --- A new filled bill in the Florida Legislature would allow "zombie drug" xylazine to once again be administered to animals in Florida...

Salazar Proposes Law Responding to Nicaragua’s Kidnapping of Catholic Clergy—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Rubio Demands USA Boxing Reverse New Rule Allowing Transgender Boxers to Fight Women—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont—USA Boxing, which governs the sport nationwide, recently announced they would allow transgender women would be able to participate in women's boxing matches. Senator Marco Rubio...

Donalds Rips Lankford's Proposed Border Deal—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—House Republicans remain unbowed in demanding the passage of HR2, the Secure the Border Act passed in May, as Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) recently signaled he would reject a proposed deal containing border measures and funding for Israel and Ukraine. Representative Byron Donalds...

Vivek Ramaswamy Suspends Presidential Campaign, Endorses Trump—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Houthi Rockets Strike US Ship as Israel Marks 101st Day Since Hamas Attack—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont

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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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