Many of the articles that have appeared in the last few days comparing the two elections make a common point: that Rutherford B. Hayes and the Republican Party made a deal with Democrats that compromised African American civil rights in the South in exchange for the presidency. This is often used to argue against the creation of an Electoral Commission today since it resulted in such a “corrupt bargain” in 1876.
While former President Donald Trump left Washington early on Wednesday morning, some Republicans--including former President George W. Bush, former Vice Presidents Dan Quayle and Mike Pence and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who went from Senate majority leader to minority leader on Wednesday--attended the inauguration. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., was on hand for the inauguration.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., said she will support the articles of impeachment when the House votes on the matter on Wednesday.
Only four presidents--John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren and Andrew Johnson--did not attend the inaugurations of their successors.
First elected to the Florida House in 2018, last year Rodriguez was elected to the state Senate. At the start of last month, she was unanimously selected to lead the Miami-Dade delegation.
Seminole County Democrats thought they were going to make major waves in 2020 but had to settle for wins at the top of the ticket. Now they are looking ahead to 2022, hoping to grasp the elusive local wins that eluded them in November.
After the mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor to discuss the certification of the Electoral College votes.
In one of the most dramatic and disgraceful days in recent American political history, the Florida delegation reacted as a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol and interrupted the counting of the Electoral College votes as incoming President Joe Biden readies to head to the White House later this month.
Mark Phillips of the Flagler County Liberty Coalition will head up on Tuesday with a bus of Trump supporters ready to protest the election results in Washington on Wednesday.
On Sunday, Cammack, who served as Yoho’s deputy chief of staff, said her office was already operational.