Tag: President Obama

Ryan NicolMarch 7, 2019
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Family members of American hostages being held in Iran pleaded with President Donald Trump Thursday to help secure the release of those hostages after years in captivity. Three different family members gave testimony to the Subcommittee on the Middle East North Africa and International Terrorism. That Subcommittee is chaired by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida’s 22nd […]

Mitch PerryNovember 30, 2017
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5min14
Veterans nationwide can now obtain a special, government-issued identification card, two-and-a-half years after President Barack Obama signed legislation sponsored by Sarasota U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan. “Every veteran — past, present, and future — can now prove their military service without the added risk of identity theft,” Buchanan said, noting that millions of veterans have been unable to document their service […]

Mitch PerryJune 8, 2016

5min11
There are now calls for an independent investigation into Pam Bondi‘s decision not to investigate consumer complaints against Trump University, the for-profit education company created by Donald Trump that ran a real estate training program from 2005 until at least 2010 — and not just from Democrats. “Attorney General Pam Bondi owes Floridians a full accounting of […]

Mitch PerryJuly 28, 2016
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President Barack Obama certainly set the bar high for Hillary Clinton‘s acceptance speech tonight at the Democratic National Convention, but most fair-minded people will know that going in. Even his harshest critics acknowledge that Barack Obama is one of the finest orators our nation has ever had in the White House, and the grading curve should be different than everyone […]

Mitch PerryJune 19, 2017
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7min32
Gainesville Republican Ted Yolo, joined by 22 other House Republicans, co-signed a letter calling Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to reverse the “Housing First” emphasis in policies during the Obama administration. “Housing First” philosophy holds that the best solution for homelessness is moving people into permanent, independent housing as quickly as possible. In order […]

Mitch PerryJune 17, 2017
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8min10
President Donald Trump told a crowd in Miami Friday he was keeping a campaign promise to roll back the “terrible and misleading deal” the Obama administration made with the Castro government in Cuba in 2014. Two hours later, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor told reporters that the work of engaging the Tampa Bay area and the communist island will […]

Mitch PerryJune 2, 2017
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6min3
While there are many things both Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill want to accomplish, Kathy Castor laments the business of Congress has slowed considerably by what she calls a “cloud” over the Trump administration’s possible collusion with Russia during last year’s election. “What an atmosphere it is,” the Tampa Democratic congresswoman said in opening […]


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