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Florida Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns Goes To Governor

Florida lawmakers sent a bill to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday that would allow teachers to carry firearms at school in response to the 2018 Parkland shooting. Florida’s House voted 65-47 in favor of the measure that permits teachers to carry a gun after they receive 144 hours of training, county school board approval, and a psychological evaluation, according to ...

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ACLU Issues Florida ‘Travel Warning’ For Black, Brown And Latinx Persons

The American Civil Liberties Union issued a travel warning Monday in which they warned black, brown, or Latinx persons not to travel to Florida because of a dangerous ‘draconian’ immigration bill. The ACLU said in a tweet: “BREAKING: We and partners have issued a travel advisory urging immigrants and people of color to use extreme caution when traveling in Florida. ...

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Watch: Trump tours Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, Herbert Hoover Dike

President Donald Trump visits Canal Point, Florida, where he will take helicopter and walking tours of the Herbert Hoover Dike and Lake Okeechobee. Trump is expected to highlight how his administration worked with Gov. Ron DeSantis, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott and Marco Rubio and other leaders in the state on expediting completion of the long-delayed Herbert Hoover Dike rehabilitation and ...

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DeSantis Suspends Sheriff After Poor Response To Parkland Shooting

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday after his poor response to the Parkland high school shooting Feb. 14, 2018. Effective immediately, I am officially suspending Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for his repeated failures, incompetence and neglect of duty. https://t.co/tkHzxTHhjH — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) January 11, 2019 “Effective immediately, I am officially ...

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RNC Sends Team Of Staffers To Florida Amid Recount

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has sent a team of around 100 employees from Washington, D.C., down to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, amid the ongoing recount from the Nov. 6 midterm elections, according to an RNC staffer.

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Jeb Bush Calls For Brenda Snipes’s Resignation

Former Florida GOP Gov. Jeb Bush voiced concerns about the contentious election scandal in Florida, specifically over Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes’ handling of the election ballot recount.

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Scott: Nelson a sore loser who wants to steal the election

On ‘Fox & Friends’, Florida Gov. Rick Scott sounds off amid the recount in his state and says he’s preparing his agenda for Washington as a new senator. “Mysteriously, 93,000 ballots showed up after election day,” Scott said Monday on FNC. “I’ve asked and Pam Bondi, our attorney general, has directed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to do an ...

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Scarborough Accuses Republicans Of Using ‘Third World’ Tactics To Suppress Florida Vote

  by Nick Givas Joe Scarborough on “Morning Joe” Friday accused the GOP of using “third world” tactics to influence the Senate and gubernatorial races in Florida, saying Republicans are acting hypocritical. Florida Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis were both ahead by slim margins for their Senate and gubernatorial races, respectively, but both are ahead by less than .5 percent, which would trigger ...

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Rubio discusses vote counting irregularities in Florida’s Democrat counties

As the Sunshine State braces for midterm election recounts, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio says Democratic lawyers are ‘descending on Florida’ with one goal in mind and it’s not to make sure every vote is counted. Now democrat lawyers are descending on #Florida. They have been very clear they aren’t here to make sure every vote is counted. – They are ...

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Watch: President Trump holds MAGA rally in Pensacola, Florida – 11/3/18

President Donald Trump holds a rally in Pensacola, Florida Saturday evening to support several Republican candidates (live streams at the bottom of the article). Area Races There are two statewide and one other district races where President Trump hopes to give Republicans an advantage. Governor: DeSantis vs. Gillum The most recent poll gives Democrat Andrew Gillum a slim 2-point edge ...

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