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‘Is this America?’ A Black Capitol police officer’s question is what the Trump trial is all about

BY: - February 12, 2021

Earlier this week, in an emotional moment among emotional moments, the lead U.S. House Impeachment Manager, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., shared the story of a Black U.S. Capitol police officer and the racist abuse he endured when a mob with murder on its mind sacked the seat of government last month. “I sat down […]

Democrats unveil resolution to impeach Trump, fearing a self-pardon

BY: - January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a legal theory that doing so could bar him from pardoning himself, according to those involved. The theory is among the many reasons — and there are many, as tempers still flare following an violent and […]

Some Dems urge another impeachment of Trump following insurrection at U.S. Capitol

BY: - January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and senators had not yet emerged from a Capitol lock-down caused by a mob of violent, rioting Trump supporters before key Democrats began calling for impeaching the president and consequences for politicians who egged on the violence. Progressive members of the U.S. House, including congresswomen who are members of the […]

FL’s electors make it official: Trump-Pence won the Sunshine State

BY: - December 14, 2020

Florida’s presidential electors cast their 29 votes for President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Monday, but they weren’t enough to overcome Democrat Joe Biden’s lead in electoral votes. The electors, including Republican Party officials and elected leaders, convened in the Florida Senate chamber at 2 p.m. to bring the election to a […]

Nikki Fried urges Trump campaign rally attendees to mask up against COVID-19

BY: - October 23, 2020

With President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence planning multiple rallies across Florida, leading Democrats are again voicing concern that those events could become vectors for COVID-19 outbreaks. “Anytime that Trump comes to not just the state of Florida, but across the country, we are seeing this as an opportunity for super spreaders,” Agriculture Commissioner […]

Gov. DeSantis joins Donald Trump as the president seeks senior-citizen votes in Fort Myers

BY: - October 16, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis joined President Trump in Fort Myers on Friday to participate in a “Protecting America’s Seniors” rally and was rewarded by being compared to Elvis. Trump told a lively crowd that while waiting backstage he heard a large cheer from the audience. “I thought Elvis had entered the room,” Trump said. “It was […]

Another Florida poll suggests a nail-biter of an election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

BY: - October 16, 2020

A new Mason-Dixon poll gives Democrat Joe Biden a slim lead over President Trump in Florida — with 48 percent of likely voters preferring Biden and 45 percent Trump — but the difference is within the 4 percentage-point margin for error with the last day of voting only 18 days away. Six percent were undecided […]

COMMENTARY

Veep’s glib and evasive answer on climate change and hurricanes bugs Florida man

BY: - October 15, 2020

Last week, the big news out of the vice-presidential debate was the bug news. A fly landed on Vice President Mike Pence’s head and stayed there for more than two minutes. Fly jokes flew all over the internet. Someone created a Twitter account for the infamous insect, and it soon had more than 200,000 followers. […]

St. Leo University poll shows tight race in Florida between Trump, Biden

BY: - October 7, 2020

Democrat Joe Biden leads President Trump by six points among likely Florida voters in a St. Leo University poll released Wednesday, with 49.9 percent preferring Biden and 43.9 percent the president. However, given that 4.9 percent of respondents in the state were unsure whom to support, “that makes the Florida results practically tied between the […]

President Trump taken to Walter Reed National Medical Center for “the next few days”

BY: and - October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump was to taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Maryland Friday, where White House officials said he is expected to stay for “the next few days” for treatment of COVID-19. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany described Trump, who disclosed his diagnosis earlier Friday, as having mild symptoms and […]

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Donald Trump’s RNC was an orgy of nepotism and white panic

BY: - August 31, 2020

A Whiter Shade of Pale: On Day One of the Republican National Convention, Charlie Kirk called Donald Trump “the bodyguard of Western Civilization.” Kirk, a pasty youth not to be confused with that smirking MAGA hat brat from Kentucky (the kid railed against the media on the second night) or the equally pasty blonde owner […]

FL’s Shevrin Jones praises Biden-Harris ticket during virtual LGBTQ conclave

BY: - August 20, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a robust plan to help the LGBTQ community and a proven record of supporting its causes, Florida state Rep. Shevrin Jones said during the Democratic National Convention’s LGBTQ Caucus meeting on Thursday. Biden will support LGBTQ youth, protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, and ensure equality in the criminal justice […]