Diaz-Balart Says White House 'Pressured' Democrats to Vote Against Israel Support Bill

Diaz-Balart Says White House 'Pressured' Democrats to Vote Against Israel Support Bill

Jackson Bakich
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May 21, 2024
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Israel Security Assistance Support Act,  a bill designed to ensure that federal funds may not be used to “withhold, halt, reverse, or cancel the delivery of defense articles or defense services to Israel. This move comes after President Biden (D) decided to refrain from sending offensive weaponry […]
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Mast Believes Taxpayers Should Not Foot the Bill of Collapsed Maryland Bridge Cleanup Effort

Mast Believes Taxpayers Should Not Foot the Bill of Collapsed Maryland Bridge Cleanup Effort

Jackson Bakich
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May 21, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) released a video critiquing the idea that federal taxpayer funds should be used to clean up the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland. The bridge – according to Rep. Mast – was not built with federal funds and was controlled by the State of Maryland. Therefore, cleanup and possible restoration […]
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Mast: 'No Reason to Believe' Iran Helicopter Crash Wasn't an Accident

Mast: 'No Reason to Believe' Iran Helicopter Crash Wasn't an Accident

Jackson Bakich
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May 21, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) appeared on Fox Business to discuss the death of Iran President Ebrahim Raisi. He perished in a helicopter crash. While President Raisi was a high-ranking official, the Supreme Leader of Iran – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – remains the head of state in the Middle Eastern theocratic nation. The Florida congressman says […]
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Donalds Introduces Bill to Allow Law Enforcement to Track Illegal Aliens with GPS

Donalds Introduces Bill to Allow Law Enforcement to Track Illegal Aliens with GPS

Jackson Bakich
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May 18, 2024
Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) has introduced the Reshape ATD Act, a bill designed to update U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Alternatives to Detention (ATD) program. The legislation would require the implementation of GPS and biometric technology so that law enforcement can know the locations of illegal aliens. The Reshape ATD Act would also require […]
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'It's Impeachable': Donalds Says Mill's Impeachment Measure Against Biden Will Move Forward

'It's Impeachable': Donalds Says Mill's Impeachment Measure Against Biden Will Move Forward

Jackson Bakich
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May 17, 2024
WASHINGTON—Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) sat down with The Floridian for an exclusive interview regarding the possibility of an elected official bringing forth impeachment articles against President Joe Biden (D), especially after he refused to supply offensive weapons to Israel in Rafah. The Florida congressman believes the articles of impeachment will come soon from another Florida […]
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Mast Chastises White House For Saying Its 'Done More Than Anybody' at Border

Mast Chastises White House For Saying Its 'Done More Than Anybody' at Border

Jackson Bakich
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May 16, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) recently chastised President Joe Biden (D) and his administration for claiming to have “done more than anybody” to seal the southern border. However, it appears the numbers do not reflect those efforts. Fox News’ Bill Melugin provided the numbers of known “gotaways” at the border over the last 13 years from […]
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Scott Blasts Biden, Deems Him to be the 'Most Pro-Hamas President'

Scott Blasts Biden, Deems Him to be the 'Most Pro-Hamas President'

Jackson Bakich
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May 16, 2024
WASHINGTON—Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) sat down with The Floridian for an exclusive interview surrounding President Joe Biden’s (D) approach to the Israel-Hamas war, calling him the "most pro-Hamas President in our lifetime."  After President Biden announced that he would not send offensive weapons to aid Israel’s movement into Rafah, a southern region in Gaza, Republicans […]
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Bilirakis Bill Looks to Establish First Federal Program To Tackle Children Eyesight Health

Bilirakis Bill Looks to Establish First Federal Program To Tackle Children Eyesight Health

Jackson Bakich
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May 15, 2024
Representatives Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Marc Veasey (D-TX) have introduced the Early Detection of Vision Impairments in Children (EDVI) Act, a bill designed to provide vision and eye health care to young people through early intervention, screenings, and “coordinated systems of care.” The legislation would establish grants for states and communities to achieve results. According […]
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Mast Demands Answers From VA After West Palm Veterans Left Without Mental Health Care

Mast Demands Answers From VA After West Palm Veterans Left Without Mental Health Care

Jackson Bakich
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May 15, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) – a U.S. Army combat veteran – is demanding answers from Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough after receiving calls from other veterans claiming they’ve lost access to their mental health physicians. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been a major concern for military personnel since it was recognized by the American […]
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Donalds Introduces Resolution Supporting Local Law Enforcement During National Police Week

Donalds Introduces Resolution Supporting Local Law Enforcement During National Police Week

Jackson Bakich
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May 14, 2024
Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) has introduced his 78th bill to the 118th Congress, the Southwest Florida Law Enforcement Support Resolution. The bill is designed to recognize the “unseen sacrifices and countless contributions of the Southwest Florida law enforcement community.” Rep. Donalds released a statement regarding his bill which was introduced during National Police Week. He […]
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Haridopolos Receives Major Endorsements From Speaker Mike Johnson, Others

Haridopolos Receives Major Endorsements From Speaker Mike Johnson, Others

Jackson Bakich
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May 14, 2024
Former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R) has received a flurry of endorsements from prominent Republicans nationwide with a concentration of support from his home state of Florida. Haridopolos is running for Congressional District 8, currently held by Representative Bill Posey (R-FL). Rep. Posey announced in April that he would not seek another term and […]
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Mast Blasts Army Corps for Planning to Divert Florida Funding for Collapsed Bridge in Maryland

Mast Blasts Army Corps for Planning to Divert Florida Funding for Collapsed Bridge in Maryland

Jackson Bakich
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May 13, 2024
The tragedy that was the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland, saw the death of six construction workers after a container ship hit the structure in late March. However, Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) questions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to divert hundreds of thousands of dollars from funding for […]
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DeSantis Praises FHP After 'Queers for Palestine' Protest Outside Disney Ends in 11 Minutes

DeSantis Praises FHP After 'Queers for Palestine' Protest Outside Disney Ends in 11 Minutes

Jackson Bakich
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May 13, 2024
The state of Florida was most recently hit with headline-worthy protests as three women – part of a group known as “Queers for Palestine” – blocked exit 67 on Interstate-4 near Disney World holding signs that stated “Free Palestine” and “Lookup Nakba 1948.” The three women were arrested and charged with misdemeanor refusal to obey […]
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Buchanan, Soto Introduce Bill to Strengthen U.S.-Israel Ties in Healthcare Field

Buchanan, Soto Introduce Bill to Strengthen U.S.-Israel Ties in Healthcare Field

Jackson Bakich
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May 10, 2024
Representative Vern Buchanan (R-FL) has introduced the Maximizing Israel-U.S. Research Advancement and Collaborative Leadership in Emerging Medical Technology (MIRACLE) Act alongside Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA). The bill is designed to do eight things according to Rep. Buchanan's Office: Promote research and development between the U.S. and Israel Support innovation hubs to […]
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Mast: Biden 'Succumbs to Propaganda,' Withholds Offensive Weapons from Israel in Rafah

Mast: Biden 'Succumbs to Propaganda,' Withholds Offensive Weapons from Israel in Rafah

Jackson Bakich
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May 10, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) has released a statement concerning President Joe Biden’s (D) decision to withhold offensive weapons from Israel as it begins its operation in Rafah, the southernmost region in the Gaza Strip. The Florida congressman has been incredibly vocal in his support for Israel and quite negative toward President Biden’s approach toward the […]
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Florida Retail Federation CEO Shalley: FDA Needs to 'Step Up' Against Illicit Chinese Vapes

Florida Retail Federation CEO Shalley: FDA Needs to 'Step Up' Against Illicit Chinese Vapes

Jackson Bakich
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May 10, 2024
Florida Retail Federation (FRF) President and CEO Scott Shalley spoke with The Floridian in an exclusive interview regarding the sale of illicit Chinese vape products throughout the United States. In the state of Florida specifically, however, these products have dominated the disposable vape market. Chinese-owned companies such as Elf Bar, Fume, and HQD accounted for […]
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Speaker Johnson Introduces Bill to Prohibit Illegal Immigrant Voters in Federal Elections

Speaker Johnson Introduces Bill to Prohibit Illegal Immigrant Voters in Federal Elections

Jackson Bakich
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May 9, 2024
House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) and Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) have introduced the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act on the steps of the Capitol. The legislation includes provisions to ensure that only United States citizens – not illegal immigrants – can vote in U.S. elections. Speaker Johnson said that American voting procedures currently face […]
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Laurel Lee's Bipartisan REPORT Act Signed Into Law by President Biden

Laurel Lee's Bipartisan REPORT Act Signed Into Law by President Biden

Jackson Bakich
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May 8, 2024
Representative Laurel Lee’s (R-FL) bill, the Revising Existing Procedures On Reporting via Technology (REPORT) Act, has been signed into law by President Joe Biden (D). The bill looks to change requirements regarding how electronic service providers submit reports to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) when they are alerted of violations involving […]
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