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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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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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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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Rep. Alcee Hastings to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration

alceeshirt.jpg Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Delray Beach, will skip Friday’s inauguration. WASHINGTON — Add U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Delray Beach, to the list of congressional Democrats shunning Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president.   About 50 Democrats have said they’ll skip the inauguration, many of them announcing so after Trump blasted U.S. Rep. John Lewis, […]
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Rick Scott, party host, says Trump presidency ‘a new opportunity for Florida’

111716-scott-trump-selfie.jpg Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York in November and posted this selfie on his Twitter account. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is in a celebratory mood as part-time Palm Beach resident Donald Trump prepares to take the oath as America’s 45th president.   Scott is marking Trump’s inauguration by hosting […]
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Trump offers morning tweets on Cabinet, ‘fake news,’ Hillary Clinton, Obamacare

011117-trump-news-conference.jpg President-elect Donald Trump speaks Wednesday at a news conference at Trump Tower as family members and Vice President-elect Mike Pence look on. President-elect Donald Trump this morning praised the performances of his Cabinet picks in Senate hearings, continued to blast allegations that Russia has damaging information about him, called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton “guilty as […]
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Donald Trump blasts ‘disgraceful’ Russia claim; cedes control – not ownership – of business

011117-trump-news-conference.jpg President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at Trump Tower as family members and Vice President-elect Mike Pence look on. Trump said the manila folders are filled with documents dealing with his plan to remove himself from management of the Trump Organizaiton.   NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump, holding his first news conference […]
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Rick Scott to Congress: Obamacare must be ‘completely overhauled’

scott-gaggle-boca.jpg Gov. Rick Scott during a 2014 re-election campaign visit to Boca Raton. Florida Gov. and potential 2018 U.S. Senate candidate Rick Scott has weighed in on Obamacare with a five-page letter that says President Barack Obama‘s signature health care legislation must be “completely overhauled” with more flexibility given to states.   Scott’s letter is addressed […]
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Donald Trump rips ‘overrated…Hillary flunky’ Meryl Streep after Golden Globes speech

 Meryl Streep criticized President-elect Donald Trump for his November 2015 mockery of a reporter with a disability. Trump says he was mocking the reporter’s “groveling,” not his disability. Part-time Palm Beach resident and President-elect Donald Trump, less than two weeks away from being sworn in as commander-in-chief, used his Twitter account this morning to blast actress […]
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Rick Scott to mark Trump inaugural with ‘Florida Sunshine Ball’ in D.C.

111716-scott-trump-selfie.jpg Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York in November and posted this selfie on his Twitter account. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and wife Ann Scott are hosting a “Florida Sunshine Ball” at a swank Washington, D.C., venue two nights before part-time Palm Beach resident Donald Trump takes the oath as America’s […]
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‘Ratings machine’ Donald Trump zings Arnold Schwarzenegger over Apprentice viewership

 Donald Trump attends a farmer’s roundtable event at Bedner Farms west of Boynton Beach Monday, October 24, 2016. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post) President-elect Donald Trump has a lot on his plate as he prepares to become commander-in-chief in two weeks.   But that doesn’t prevent the part-time Palm Beach resident from keeping tabs on […]
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Donald Trump slams media, denies inappropriate conduct toward women

 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the South Florida Fairgrounds and Convention Center, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Donald Trump used a campaign rally at the South Florida Fairgrounds today to forcefully deny accusations he has touched women inappropriately. He said […]
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Brian Mast supports Donald Trump but slams rival Randy Perkins as Trump-like

 Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast. The difficult position in which many Republican candidates find themselves with Donald Trump atop the GOP ticket is exemplified by today’s release from congressional hopeful Brian Mast‘s campaign.   Mast, a candidate for the nationally watched Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18 House seat, slammed Trump’s recently revealed lewd comments about kissing and groping […]
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Debate: Trump calls 2005 tape ‘locker-room talk,’ Clinton says it’s ‘exactly who he is’

 Donald Trump and and Hillary Clinton on stage during the second debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS) Donald Trump dismissed his lewd 2005 comments about kissing and groping women as “locker-room talk” that he never acted upon while […]
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Debate prep: Will Donald Trump go full Broaddrick on Hillary Clinton?

 Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for their second presidential debate tonight. Abandoned by much of the GOP (but not, so far, Sen. Marco Rubio) over his crude 2005 remarks about groping women, part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump appears ready to revive 1990s controversies over Bill Clinton‘s behavior in tonight’s presidential debate with Hillary Clinton.   […]
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Donald Trump: ‘I was wrong and I apologize’ — but Bill and Hillary Clinton have done worse

 Trump: “I was wrong and I apologize…(but) Bill Clinton has actually abused women and Hillary has bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims.” Eight hours after the Washington Post released a devastating 2005 tape of Donald Trump using crude language to boast that his celebrity status allowed him to kiss and grope women, the Republican presidential nominee issued […]
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Palm Beach County man says he ‘did all the work’ on Donald Trump’s tax returns

 Former Donald Trump accountant Jack Mitnick of suburban Lake Worth in an interview with Inside Edition. While Donald Trump says he’s an expert on the federal tax code who has “brilliantly” used it to his advantage, his former accountant — suburban Lake Worth resident Jack Mitnick — says the billionaire never saw his tax returns except to […]
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