This week, Gruters, now the chairman of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF), was tapped by Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel to head up a new Committee on Election Integrity which is “dedicated to restoring election transparency and ensuring voters have confidence in future election processes” and “will work closely with state parties and other stakeholders in our elections across the country on voting policies and best practices, such as ensuring poll watchers are allowed to properly observe counting processes, meaningful voter ID laws are codified, and all Americans have faith in our elections process.”
In December, 65 percent of Republicans said they would like to see Trump run in 2024 The poll showed that number had dropped to 45 percent.
At the end of last week, state Rep. Adrian Zika, R-Land O’Lakes, introduced the “Portraits in Patriotism Act" with the backing of state House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor.
The article of impeachment concerned Trump’s role last month when a mob of his supporters attacked the Capitol, leading to five deaths including a Capitol police officer.
“The commission would be mandated to analyze the current size of the House of Representatives, examine alternatives to the current method by which members are elected, and study the impacts of gerrymandering on representation in the people’s House,” the congressman's office noted.
On February 1, the Burmese armed forces, also known as Tatmadaw, overturned the results of Burma’s November 2020 elections. They seized power in a military coup and detained the country’s democratically elected leaders, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint. Previously, multiple international bodies, as well as investigators associated with the U.S. Department of State, have determined that there is evidence that the military-led abuses against the Rohingya people in Burma constitute crimes against humanity and genocide.
“As a mother of a proud U.S. Marine war veteran, taking care of our brave men and women in and out of uniform is personal for me, and I am honored to have been selected for this new committee assignment,” said Frankel. “My first focus will be to make sure that all veterans who qualify based on current CDC guidance are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the VA health care system.”
Greene was removed due to her controversial series of social media posts which have ranged from spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories to questioning whether the Parkland school shooting took place.
One Hill-HarrisX poll released last month showed a majority of those surveyed--65 percent-- say they are confident in the current voting system and confident that the processing of the votes is fair and accurate. However, 35 percent said they don’t trust the process.
The two co-chairs of the caucus--U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-NJ, and Tom Reed, R-NY, weighed on what they hope to accompany over the next two years.