Alleged Blackmail, Venezuelan Spy, and Security Breach: Doral Councilwoman Accused of Power Abuse

Alleged Blackmail, Venezuelan Spy, and Security Breach: Doral Councilwoman Accused of Power Abuse

Liv Caputo
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May 25, 2024
DORAL, FL—Embattled Doral Mayor Christi Fraga and her assistant—who faces unusual claims of being a Venezuelan spy—are accusing city councilwoman Maureen Porras of using taxpayer money to turn City Hall into "her own law firm". Fraga's Chief of Staff, Marion Troitino, filed an ethics complaint against Porras on May 6th. She alleged that the councilwoman—who […]
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Miami Congressman Vows to Investigate TSA Over Airport Visit by Cuban Officials

Miami Congressman Vows to Investigate TSA Over Airport Visit by Cuban Officials

Javier Manjarres
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May 24, 2024
MIAMI—During a press conference to denounce the recent TSA-sponsored visit by Cuban officials to the Miami International Airport (MIA), Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R) warned that if President Joe Biden wins reelection, the administration would push to normalize relations with the Cuban regime much like former President Barack Obama did during his second term in office. […]
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Frost Introduces Bipartisan Bill Improving Airplane Safety

Frost Introduces Bipartisan Bill Improving Airplane Safety

Grayson Bakich
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May 24, 2024
While flying by airplane is generally considered safe, it's important to note that current cabin air systems can be contaminated with harmful toxins. In recognition of this, Representative Maxwell Frost (D-FL) and Representative Mike Lawler (R-NY) have come together in a bipartisan effort to introduce a bill. This legislation aims to phase out these air systems on […]
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Gaetz Grills ATF Director on Attempts to Criminalize Private Gun Sales

Gaetz Grills ATF Director on Attempts to Criminalize Private Gun Sales

Grayson Bakich
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May 24, 2024
During a recent hearing with the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Director Steven Dettelbach, Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) raised serious concerns about new private gun sale regulations. He pointed out that these regulations, which restrict private gun sales, are so vague that they "arbitrarily eviscerate" occasional sellers and fail to provide a clear definition of who […]
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Bilirakis Bill to Fight Against Parkinson's Disease Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk

Bilirakis Bill to Fight Against Parkinson's Disease Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk

Jackson Bakich
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May 24, 2024
Representative Gus Bilirakis’ (R-FL) bill, the Dr. Emmanuel Bilirakis National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act has passed in the Senate by a voice vote. It will now head to President Joe Biden’s (D) to be signed into law. The bill passed in the House of Representatives in December. In the House, the bill was known […]
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Senate Looks to Leverage IMF Authority to Counter Illicit Chinese Currency Manipulation

Senate Looks to Leverage IMF Authority to Counter Illicit Chinese Currency Manipulation

Mateo Guillamont
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May 24, 2024
A bipartisan effort in the US Senate looks to leverage the US’ International Monetary Fund (IMF) power to counter China’s manipulation of its currency. U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the China Exchange Rate Transparency Act. The Senators allege their legislation will protect American industry and workers from China’s currency manipulations, […]
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Mast Rips Biden Admin, States Allowing Noncitizens Voting in Elections

Mast Rips Biden Admin, States Allowing Noncitizens Voting in Elections

Jackson Bakich
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May 24, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) released a video on social media ripping President Joe Biden (D) and his administration for the crisis at the southern border, as well as the District of Columbia and the states of California, Maryland, and Vermont, for allowing noncitizens to vote in state or local elections. These complaints come after the […]
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Salazar Denounces 'Weaponized Political Trials' Against Trump

Salazar Denounces 'Weaponized Political Trials' Against Trump

Daniel Molina
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May 24, 2024
Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) denounced President Trump's current situation, calling him a victim of "weaponized political trials."
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Juice🍊—5.24.2024—Could Trump Help Rick Scott Become Senate Majority Leader?—Bean Hits Biden on 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness—More...

Juice🍊—5.24.2024—Could Trump Help Rick Scott Become Senate Majority Leader?—Bean Hits Biden on 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness—More...

Javier Manjarres
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May 24, 2024
Trump Supports Rick Scott Entering Senate Majority Leader Race? Will the President Make the Difference? TALLAHASSEE, FL—Former President Donald Trump supports Florida Senator Rick Scott getting into the race for Senate Majority Leader, a source close to the Scott campaign revealed. ...MUST-READ FL Congressman Tangles With Biden Admin Energy Sec Over Natural Gas Pause MUST-READ Anna Paulina Luna-This […]
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'Equally Violative of the First Amendment': CCIA Says of Florida, Texas Censorship Bills

'Equally Violative of the First Amendment': CCIA Says of Florida, Texas Censorship Bills

Jackson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
The Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has taken its censorship case to the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the constitutionality of state legislation such as Florida’s SB 7072 and Texas’ HB 20. The CCIA believes those legislative measures enable “government interference into speech.” In short, Florida’s bill does not allow big tech companies to moderate […]
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Gimenez Slams Northwestern University for Antisemitism

Gimenez Slams Northwestern University for Antisemitism

Daniel Molina
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May 23, 2024
On social media, Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R) criticized the Northwestern University president's "silence" over one of his professors allegedly spreading antisemitic rhetoric.
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New Waltz Bill Aims to Bolster US Maritime Industry

New Waltz Bill Aims to Bolster US Maritime Industry

Mateo Guillamont
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May 23, 2024
US Representative Mike Waltz (R-FL) floored legislation to buttress the US’ maritime industry. Specifically, the bill aims to promote the industry and recruit workers. Representative Waltz’s initiative follows the publication of the  bipartisan Congressional Guidance for a National Maritime Strategy report. The report was authored by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), U.S. Representative Mike Waltz […]
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Waltz Backs FY25 Defense Bill

Waltz Backs FY25 Defense Bill

Daniel Molina
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May 23, 2024
Florida Rep. Michael Waltz (R) has shared his support for the FY25 defense bill.
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Scott Receives Endorsements for Senate Majority Leader, Vows to 'Stand Up' for Conservatives

Scott Receives Endorsements for Senate Majority Leader, Vows to 'Stand Up' for Conservatives

Jackson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) has thrown his hat into the ring for Republican leadership in the upper chamber. He has received a flurry of endorsements for the position from fellow lawmakers in Congress such as Representative Greg Steube (R-FL) to elected officials in the state of Florida such as Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis […]
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Trump Supports Rick Scott Entering Senate Majority Leader Race?

Trump Supports Rick Scott Entering Senate Majority Leader Race?

Liv Caputo
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May 23, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Former President Donald Trump supports Florida Senator Rick Scott getting in the race for Republican Leader, a source close to the Scott campaign revealed. Scott, South Dakota Sen. John Thune, and Texas Sen. John Corryn have all thrown their hats in the ring for the soon-to-be vacant position. Now, a source close to the […]
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Bean Denounces Biden's 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness

Bean Denounces Biden's 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness

Grayson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden recently canceled another $7.7 billion in student loans for 160,000 borrowers, bringing the total forgiven to $167 billion. Representative Aaron Bean (R-FL) denounced the erasure of debt in a recent interview with The Floridian, calling it "unfair" and an attempt "to win over young people." Notably, the White House moved forward on forgiving an […]
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Mast Grills Secretary Blinken After Gov Report Claims U.S. Funds Sent to Taliban

Mast Grills Secretary Blinken After Gov Report Claims U.S. Funds Sent to Taliban

Jackson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) grilled Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Capitol Hill after the SIGAR (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction) Report came out detailing the usage of funds by the U.S. government. The latest report is named, “U.S. Funds Benefitting the Taliban-Controlled Government: Implementing Partners Paid at Least $10.9 Million and Were Pressured […]
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Bipartisan Intelligence Reform Bill led by Rubio Clears Key Procedural Hurdle

Bipartisan Intelligence Reform Bill led by Rubio Clears Key Procedural Hurdle

Mateo Guillamont
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May 23, 2024
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (IAA) today by a unanimous 17-0 vote. Committee on Intelligence Chairman and Vice Chairman Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) led the IAA, respectively. The IAA funds, provides legal authority, and increments congressional oversight of the US Intelligence […]
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