Friday, July 10, 2020
In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--teamed up on Wednesday to urge President Donald Trump to waive or suspend certain visa requirements for Bahamian citizens with relatives residing in the United States.
A new poll shows most Republicans want to President Donald Trump to keep Vice President Mike Pence on the ticket come 2020. A Hill-HarrisX survey released last week shows solid support for Pence with 69 percent of Republicans wanting to...
Florida Democrat U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Ted Deutch and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell joined U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., in writing Barr on the matter. 
In recent months, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has floated the idea of a future president pushing to expand the Supreme Court beyond its current composition of nine justices. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, currently a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has called for expanding the Supreme Court to 15 justices. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, who ended her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination last week, has said she is open to expanding the court.
President Donald Trump might face up to three challengers in the Republican primaries but Florida, despite being the ultimate swing state, will not be much of a factor. 
The current Republicans in the Florida delegation offer a host of new faces even when compared to only a few years ago.  That being the case, don’t expect many Republican retirements in the Florida delegation--but there could be a handful of them. 
With U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, now out of the race, the oddsmakers are wondering who the next Democrat to drop out of the presidential race will be.
In the letter, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called on Trump to ensure that full federal resources are made available for the safety of the American citizens in Puerto Rico.
Florida has always attracted plenty of snowbirds, but now that American taxpayers are no longer footing the bill for subsidies to states with sky-high tax rates, this is becoming a more attractive destination for full-time residents than ever before.
The request, according to Rubio’s office, “recognizes our nation’s strong commercial industrial base that is capable of accommodating these payloads, and therefore, the current exemption should no longer be used to take away commercial market share from American companies and sent overseas to French and Russian vehicles.”