Category: Headlines

Mitch PerryNovember 16, 2015

Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera is standing foursquare behind his boss, Governor Rick Scott, in opposing any Syrian refugees coming into Florida. “We have recently become aware that private organizations could receive federal funding to house up to 425 possible Syrian refugees in the state of Florida,” Lopez-Cantera, a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. […]

Ryan RayNovember 16, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday afternoon his administration will not grant requests to relocate some 425 displaced Syrians inside Florida’s borders, and is asking Congress to help ensure it cannot be coerced to reconsider. Scott addressed the issue in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The governor told the Congressional Republican leaders though […]

Mitch PerryNovember 16, 2015

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is accusing Marco Rubio and other Republicans of descending to the bottom of the barrel in their partisan responses to the Paris terrorist attacks. “This weekend our three Democratic candidates for president held a substantive conversation about keeping our country safe that remained serious and demonstrated respect for voters,” Wasserman […]

Mitch PerryNovember 16, 2015

Pinellas County U.S. Rep. and GOP Senate candidate David Jolly says it’s “heartbreaking” that President Obama isn’t redirecting his strategy toward combating the Islamic State, in reaction to the terrorist attacks that occurred Friday night in Paris. “It’s more than disappointing, this is heartbreaking,” Jolly said in a telephone interview Monday morning. “I have been imploring […]


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