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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GOP Senators Want to Cancel Military Salaries in Response to Biden’s Pause on Israel Weapons Deliveries

GOP Senators Want to Cancel Military Salaries in Response to Biden’s Pause on Israel Weapons Deliveries

Mateo Guillamont
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May 16, 2024
US Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) are leading legislation filed by a group of Senate Republicans overturning President Joe Biden’s recent pause on US-Israel weapons deliveries. The Israel Security Assistance Support Act would force President Biden send Israel weapons he recently claimed would not be delivered if Israel executed a ground invasion […]
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Rubio Delivers Remarks on Malign Foreign Influence in US Elections

Rubio Delivers Remarks on Malign Foreign Influence in US Elections

Grayson Bakich
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May 16, 2024
Maligning foreign influence on American politics has become a worrying concern. It is often subtle, amplifying talking points that are already common. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke of this at the end of a recent Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, saying, "Whatever the issue is here, I can see [foreign influence] becoming part of it, even in our […]
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Mast Interested in Secretary of Veterans Affairs Job, Would Work out of an RV

Mast Interested in Secretary of Veterans Affairs Job, Would Work out of an RV

Grayson Bakich
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May 16, 2024
WASHINGTON— In a recent interview with The Floridian, Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) expressed interest in becoming  Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) in President Donald Trump's second term in office, if he defeats President Joe Biden in November. Rep. Mast initially discussed fixing issues within the VA, such as vacancies for hospital directors, nurses, and physical […]
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State Department Under Scrutiny for Removing Cuba From List of Uncooperative Countries on Counterterrorism

State Department Under Scrutiny for Removing Cuba From List of Uncooperative Countries on Counterterrorism

Mateo Guillamont
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May 16, 2024
The Biden Administration has reportedly decided to remove Cuba from a list of countries identified as uncooperative with the US’ counterrorism efforts. According to a State Department official, the resumption of law enforcement cooperation between Cuba and the U.S. was one of the reasons for removing the designation. The designation removal was warily welcomed by […]
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Mills Mocks Trump New York Trial, 'Political Operatives' After Former President

Mills Mocks Trump New York Trial, 'Political Operatives' After Former President

Grayson Bakich
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May 15, 2024
Several Republican lawmakers, including Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL), Governor Doug Burgum (R-ND), and former Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, recently appeared at the "hush money" trial of former President Donald Trump in New York City, denouncing it as a "sham" and "a farce." Representative Cory Mills (R-FL), one of the attendants, discussed […]
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Coalition of House Republicans Seek to Award Trump With Congressional Gold Medal

Coalition of House Republicans Seek to Award Trump With Congressional Gold Medal

Mateo Guillamont
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May 15, 2024
US Representative Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) is leading a group of House Republicans attempting to bestow former President Donald Trump with the Congressional Gold Medal. Alongside the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award in the U.S. The GOP representatives filed a bill that, if passed, would award President […]
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Gimenez Says Support for Trump Growing Because Americans are 'Waking Up' to Biden's Policies

Gimenez Says Support for Trump Growing Because Americans are 'Waking Up' to Biden's Policies

Grayson Bakich
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May 15, 2024
Recent polls show former President Donald Trump leading or tying with President Joe Biden as the 2024 Election in November grows closer, even among reliably Democratic voting blocs. Representative Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) discussed the findings in a recent appearance on Fox Business's Mornings with Maria, saying more and more Americans are "finally waking up and saying no, we […]
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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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Ocasio-Cortez Supports Doral Mayor's 'Very Important' Ceasefire Resolution

Ocasio-Cortez Supports Doral Mayor's 'Very Important' Ceasefire Resolution

Javier Manjarres
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May 15, 2024
The controversial Israel-Palestinian ceasefire resolution recently put forward by Doral Mayor Christi Fraga  and passed unanimously when the entire city council voted in favor of the measure, has not only caused a seismic rift within Florida politics, but it has now become a national issue as Progressive Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has expressed her support […]
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Gaetz Demands Hearing on DEI Practices at VA

Gaetz Demands Hearing on DEI Practices at VA

Grayson Bakich
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May 14, 2024
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, better known as DEI, has been scrutinized by Republicans, who allege that such a system does the opposite of its intended purpose in practice. The latest instance appeared in Veterans Affairs facilities, where race-based support groups and workshops exclude white veterans. As a result, Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) recently wrote letters […]
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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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Houthis Continue Raining Fire on Red Sea as Florida Lawmakers Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Houthis Continue Raining Fire on Red Sea as Florida Lawmakers Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Mateo Guillamont
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May 14, 2024
While the world has been focused on Israel's potential military incursion into Rafah, Ansarallah, also known as the Houthis, has been firing daily missiles toward Israeli assets in the Red Sea. The latest Houthi attacks were launched on the eve of Israel’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on May 14th. US Central Command (CENTCOM) reported […]
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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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Rubio Blasts Restrictive 'Green' Housing Rules, 'Arbitrary Environmental Benchmarks'

Rubio Blasts Restrictive 'Green' Housing Rules, 'Arbitrary Environmental Benchmarks'

Grayson Bakich
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May 14, 2024
Is the Biden Administration's push for 'green' policies doing more harm than good? Many Republicans have said so, as the White House's environmental agenda creates more federal regulations that impede economic growth and make life more difficult for everyday Americans. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) expressed the sentiment in a recent op-ed for the New York Post, blasting […]
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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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