Category: Republicans

Former Local GOP Chair complained to FEC about his own Party’s Contributions to Trump

A former chairman of the Charlotte County Republican Executive Committee, Bob Starr, filed a complaint in April 2018, alleging that a number of local party officials had failed to properly register federal election campaign accounts… (Read more in Sun)

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Sen. Joe Gruters (R), linked to White Nationalists, to hold Venice Town Hall this Saturday

Local State Senator Joe Gruters, who was recently linked to white nationalists, will be in Venice this Saturday to hold a town hall. Gruters has proposed legislation to ban sanctuary cities in Florida. The proposal was opposed by all Senate Democrats. Gruters appeared on FOX News to make some outrageous claims about immigration. Gruters represents …

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Democrats ask DeSantis to return money from billionaire charged in prostitution sting

The Florida Democratic Party is calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to return $600,000 in campaign donations he received from billionaire John Childs, who is accused of soliciting prostitution at a Florida spa linked to a human trafficking ring. Party Chair Terrie Rizzo said DeSantis should donate it “to one of the many organizations fighting human …

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) under investigation by the Florida Bar for Tweet at Michael Cohen

The Florida Bar has opened an investigation into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz for a menacing social media post Tuesday aimed at Michael Cohen just as the former lawyer for President Donald Trump was set to testify before Congress. Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican, is a lawyer and member of the Florida Bar. (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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Rick Scott blindsides DeSantis on his way out

Scores of 11th-hour appointments by outgoing Gov. Rick Scott. Roadblocks for the new transition team. A rival inaugural ball. The contentious handoff of the Florida governor’s office from Scott to fellow Republican Ron DeSantis has cast a shadow over their relationship, raising questions about whether the two prominent swing-state Republicans are on a collision course …

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