Category: Unfit for Office

CNN Poll: Trump approval down 6 points in a month, hits low among independents

President Donald Trump’s approval rating has fallen 6 points in the last month and stands at a new low among political independents, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Overall, just 36% approve of the way the President is handling his job, down from 42% in August. Among independents, the drop has been sharper… …

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Ron DeSantis-Jeanette Nuñez administration would be a disaster for Florida women and working families.

Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement about the selection of Jeanette Nuñez as the GOP candidate for Lt. Governor: “DeSantis has selected a lobbyist who supports his agenda of denying health care to hundreds of thousands, destroying public schools, and taking away women’s health freedom. Nuñez has played a key role in …

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Woodward book shames Trump shills, apologists and enablers

As the details from the new Bob Woodward book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” begin to emerge, there is trembling throughout the Republican cloakrooms in the Senate and House, throughout the White House staff and throughout the community of those who have been Trump’s most visible shills and apologists in the media. (Read more …

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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

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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.

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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.

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