Commissioner Fried, Congressman Soto Blast Trump’s Trade War: Kicks Floridians When They Are Down

Today, the Florida Democratic Party held a press call with Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Congressman Darren Soto, and Joseph Pennisi, president of Agora Policy Innovation, that blasted Trump’s trade policies for hurting Florida farmers and businesses. Commissioner Fried described how timber, citrus, and seafood exports to China have dropped, saying, “Maybe the president thinks…

Mueller shuts down local Rep. Greg Steube during hearing and Twitter goes crazy

Mueller largely ignored Stuebe’s questions, saying“I won’t speak to that” or similar phrases about 10 times in five minutes. “…It’s in, it’s actually in your report multiple times that it’s unverified and you’re telling me that you’re not willing to tell us how you came to the conclusion that it’s unverified?” Steube asked. “True.” “Your…

Mueller Testimony to Expose the Truth

Former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to testify before Congress Wednesday. Mueller found clear evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 election for the purpose of tipping the outcome toward Trump; that members of Trump’s campaign were eager to accept the foreign help; and that Mueller’s team found at least 10 episodes when Trump…

Local Republicans Steube and Buchanan try to deflect attention from Trump’s ‘go back’ tweets

Steube went after the congresswomen Trump was targeting in his tweets, four liberal freshmen who have been outspoken critics of Trump and his policies. “It’s unbelievable that this group of four congresswomen are sparking outrage against the president when they have made anti-Semitic remarks and have called Speaker Pelosi a racist,” Steube said. “Where was…

Read: Full text of House resolution condemning Trump’s ‘racist comments’

House Democrats introduced a resolution Monday condemning President Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ directed at a group of newly elected progressive congresswomen of color. Trump said Monday that those lawmakers — Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — hate the United States…

Nitrogen from sewage and farms is starving Florida corals to death, study says

Nitrogen from improperly treated sewage and fertilizer runoff from farms and lawns is starving Florida Keys corals to death, according to a new study published in the journal Marine Biology. The study led by Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Looe Key, in the Florida Keys, showed that higher nutrient levels in Florida waters is…

Florida Democratic Party Slams Trump’s Racist Attack, Questions FL GOP’s Silence

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted that a group of Democratic congresswomen should go back to the “crime infested places from which they came” and today claimed “AOC and this crowd are a bunch of Communists.” Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his racist attacks and demagoguery of Democratic members of Congress:…

Planned Parenthood Speaks to DWC

Nan Morgan of Planned Parenthood Sarasota spoke at the July 8 meeting of the Democratic Women’s Club.  She informed members about the four main missions of the organization:  providing health services, advocating for reproductive rights, providing educational programs, and promoting research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care along with understanding their implications.