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This is who President Trump has met with so far

florida-state-capital More Videos 0:58 Irula tribesmen chase pythons in the Everglades 1:06 What to do when you meet a python 2:37 Marco Rubio explains his decision to support Tillerson for Secretary of State 0:44 Minnesota governor collapses during speech 1:06 Obama addresses “wet foot, dry foot” policy decision at final press conference 5:48 Dave Barry’s 2016 […]
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What is the Mexico City abortion rule?

florida-state-capital Along with two other executive orders, President Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City abortion rules on Monday, which was rescinded by former President Barack Obama exactly eight years ago. Though Trump has had controversial clashes with Mexico over his border wall policy, this executive order actually has nothing to do with Mexico, despite its name. […]
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DAVID BROCK: FAR-LEFT DONORS PLAN TRUMP IMPEACHMENT IN FLORIDA

David Brock, founder of Correct the Record, speaks at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Brock is a former Clinton critic who has since spearheaded efforts to defend Bill and Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) (By Clifford Cunningham at From Infowars) David Brock, along with over 100 far-left donors and most of the candidates for chair of the DNC, gathered at a secret conference to plan a campaign of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Brock, founder of the Soros-funded far-left mouthpiece Media Matters, gathered over one hundred donors for a weekend conference […]
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Marco Rubio supports Donald Trump’s Tillerson nomination with ‘reservations’

062015-rubio-miami.jpg Sen. Marco Rubio’s support for Rex Tillerson removes the biggest Republican question mark surrounding the nomination. Sen. Marco Rubio announced this morning on his Senatorial Facebook page  that he will support President Donald Trump‘s nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state despite “reservations” about Tillerson’s stance on Russia and on human rights violations.   […]
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Today: President Donald Trump begins first White House work week

012217-trump-white-house.jpg President Donald Trump at a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff on Sunday. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images) Today is President Donald Trump‘s first full workday as the nation’s 45th commander in chief after his inauguration on Friday.   White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The […]
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Will Trump end crackdown on dirty cash in luxury real estate?

Just a month after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a federal anti-money laundering program that targets luxury real estate is set to expire. The dragnet monitors pricey home deals for signs of dirty cash, helping detect criminals who launder money through real estate. Manhattan and Miami-Dade County were the first markets scrutinized by the feds. Here’s […]
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Trump Administration: Palm Beach County residents, Floridians in key roles

carson-trump-podium.jpeg Palm Beach Gardens resident Ben Carson, shown here in March with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, is one of several Palm Beach County residents and Floridians positioned for key roles in President Trump’s administration. (Meghan McCarthy / Palm Beach Daily News) WASHINGTON —Tallahassee lobbyist and Republican fundraiser Brian Ballard had a seat on the platform when […]
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500,000 Protesters Speak Out Against Trump, Sexism and New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos

womensmarch1.jpg Hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Washington Saturday afternoon, protesting Donald Trump the day after he was inaugurated president of  the United States.  Fewer than 24 hours before, Trump’s America officially began, marking a shift in power from Democrats to Republicans. Attendance of the women’s rally dwarfed inaugural attendance, as 500,000 descended upon […]
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Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup website

florida-state-capital Soldiers patrol during Gabon’s soccer team training session at the Stade de l’Amitie, Libreville, Gabon, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, ahead of their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Cameroon. Sunday Alamba AP Photo Gabon’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang follows the ball during the African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match between Gabon […]
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Jon Steverson Resigns as FDEP Secretary

jon_steverson.jpg Jon Steverson, secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection since December 2014, resigned his position Friday, effective Feb. 3. In a letter of resignation to Gov. Rick Scott, Steverson gave no reason for his decision to leave nor did he say what he will do next. “Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve […]
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President Trump's First Day

florida-state-capital President-elect Donald Trump, right, salutes as he arrives with his wife Melania Trump to the “Make America Great Again Welcome Concert” at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. Evan Vucci AP Crowds fill in along the National Mall before the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the Untied […]
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Miami Trump supporters break out the cake and champagne on Inauguration Day

 A thousand miles from where Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States Friday afternoon, Miamians kept the party going. From Cuban restaurants on Coral Way to penthouse apartments in Miami Beach to backyards in Kendall, South Floridians broke out the champagne and “Make America Great Again” cakes to honor the New York […]
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Florida National Guard troops help out at Trump’s inauguration

img_1564.jpg Members of the Florida National Guard are in Washington, D.C., to help local law enforcement with President Donald Trump’s inauguration. About 340 Sunshine State troops assisted U.S. Park Police with crowd control south of the Capitol, and helped with cybersecurity efforts. National Guard members from across the U.S. helped make the inauguration run smoothly. Here, […]
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Lois Frankel dons pink scarf in protest at Donald Trump’s inauguration

pink-ladies-inauguration-2.jpg U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel donned a pink scarf Friday as a symbol of peaceful protest on the steps of the Capitol as more protesters marched outside the gates of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration. Frankel, whose district includes much of southern and central Palm Beach County, was joined by several other Democratic House members in wearing the […]
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People are using their cities’ bridges to protest Donald Trump’s inauguration

Florida Politics Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States around noon Friday — but across the world and in the United Kingdom, protestors have already begun their Inauguration Day protest. Using the slogan “bridges not walls,” protestors are draping more than 150 banners on the bridges in their own cities […]
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Donald Trump inauguration: Protesters take to streets outside ‘DeploraBall’

011917-busted.jpg A demonstrator is taken away by police outside a ball celebrating Donald Trump’s inauguration. WASHINGTON — Anti-Donald Trump protesters who aim to create “a major political crisis” at Trump’s inauguration kicked off their efforts Thursday night by filling a street outside a building where Trump supporters were attending a “DeploraBall.”   An inflatable “Racism” elephant materialized during the protest. Demonstrators chanted […]
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Lois Frankel: Women’s March a sign to Trump that ‘women are watching’

121016-heroin-summit-5.jpg When U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel attends the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, she’ll stand alongside dozens of women from her district, which includes much of central and southern Palm Beach County. The Democratic representative and former West Palm Beach mayor is slated to go to the rally after attending President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration […]
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Beach Boys, a couple Democrats at Rick Scott’s pre-inaugural ball in Washington

011817-beach-boys.jpg The Beach Boys perform at Gov. Rick Scott’s “Florida Sunshine Ball” Wednesday night in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON — Gov. Rick Scott‘s “Florida Sunshine Ball” drew hundreds of Donald Trump supporters Wednesday night — plus at least two Democrats who say they were there to honor Florida rather than the part-time Palm Beach resident who’s about […]
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Trump tweets photo of inaugural address being written in Palm Beach

mar-a-lago.jpeg President-elect Donald Trump — who, beginning Friday afternoon, will be President Donald Trump — tweeted a photo Wednesday showing him sitting at a desk in his Palm Beach home working on the speech he will give at his inauguration. Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, viewed from the southeast. “Writing my inaugural address at […]
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In Washington, Rick Scott meets with Trump’s Homeland Security pick, House members

011817-scott-two-shot.jpg Florida Gov. Rick Scott with his chai tea on Capitol Hill today. WASHINGTON — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will meet this morning with Gen. John Kelly, president-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, and a pair of new Florida congressmen today before hosting a “Florida Sunshine Ball” tonight.   Scott, a […]
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Brian Mast: Dems boycotting Trump inauguration should give seats to wounded vets

brian-mast-ed-board.jpg Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, says wounded vets would gladly accept the tickets of Democrats boycotting Donald Trump’s inauguration. WASHINGTON — With dozens of congressional Democrats — including U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings of Delray Beach — boycotting Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump, freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast has an idea for their tickets.   “I […]
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