Category: Unfit for Office

Ex-supervisor in Adam Putnam’s gun-license unit warned of ‘gross misconduct’

In a 2013 whistle-blower lawsuit, the ex-employee said she was threatened with retaliation for saying workers were deficient in processing licensing applications and asserting that her bosses told her she “worked for the NRA.” (Read more in TampaBay.com)

Florida Democrats go after Adam Putnam in digital ad highlighting background check failure

The party announced the release of a digital ad Thursday that highlights the recent stories about the Agriculture Commissioner’s office’s failure to review the results of more than a year’s worth of a federal concealed carry background checks.

Commentators and Republicans Criticize Putnam’s Secrecy

Why did Adam Putnam keep secret the fact that his Department gave concealed carry permits to 291 individuals without a full background check? That question is still dogging Putnam a day after he held an emergency press conference to explain the scandal at the Department of Agriculture. Commentators and even Republicans are openly wondering why…

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Self-Serving Scott’s Week in Review: Making Florida Sicker, Deepening the Swamp and Ignoring Painful Realities in Puerto Rico

Posted June 4, 2018 Rick Scott’s self-serving politics have made Floridians sicker, deepened the swamp with his cronyism and catering to special interests, and exposed how he will not dare criticize his friend Donald Trump for the failed recovery from Hurricane Maria. Not Draining the Swamp – Deepening It. Rick Scott’s effort to portray himself as…

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Rick Scott Touts Campaign on State Trip Overseas While Florida Under Storm Watch

With Rick Scott using his taxpayer-funded trip to promote his campaign and traveling abroad while a storm moves north in the Gulf, Florida Democratic Party spokesman Sebastian Kitchen released this statement: “Rick Scott’s self-serving priorities could not be any clearer as he travels abroad at taxpayer expense touting his campaign while the National Hurricane Center…

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Rick Scott is Hiding from Floridians, His Record at CNN Town Hall

In response to Rick Scott’s refusal to attend tonight’s CNN town hall on gun safety, Florida Democratic Party Spokesperson Caroline Rowland issued the following statement: “Rick Scott’s refusal to join survivors, students, parents, teachers and Floridians at tonight’s discussion shows how afraid he is to explain his long record of opposing common-sense gun safety measures. He can’t defend…

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Florida Republicans’ Offers Of Prayers Invite Accusations Of Hypocrisy

Scott called for “thoughts and prayers” as news of the shooting emerged, and Rubio sent off a tweet calling the shooting an event “you pray never comes.” But both men have a history of coziness with gun advocates, receiving “A+” ratings and endorsements from the National Rifle Association ahead of their respective elections in 2014 and 2016.

FDP Statement on Trump’s Remarks Referring to Haiti, other Nations as “S***hole Countries”

While the Florida Democratic Party forcefully condemns these remarks, the silence from so-called “leaders” within the GOP such as Commissioner Putnam and Congressman DeSantis has been just as alarming as it has been deafening.”

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