Month: January 2017

President Donald Trump nominates 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch for associate justice of the Supreme Court

0:31 Driver hits 5-year-old boy crossing street (Graphic Content) 1:39 Emily Estefan finds her voice 1:56 Protesters march against Trump’s immigration order at Miami International Airport 0:26 Coast Guard plucks stranded diver off Dania Beach 0:36 Naika Venant’s mother: I have to bury my baby 1:01 Budweiser 2017 Super Bowl Commercial – “Born The Hard Way” 3:03 Trump selects Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court nominee 2:14 U.S. Attorney: Dozens charged for identity theft in Miami 1:08 Get to know Trump’s SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch 0:33 Dion Waiters comments on Heat’s eighth win in a row Source...

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Trump’s Gorsuch nomination: Rubio applauds, Nelson vows ‘full examination’

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, left, and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson It took about one minute for the Democratic National Committee to slam President Donald Trump‘s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court tonight.   Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, however, is holding fire.   “The confirmation of a Supreme Court justice is an awesome responsibility that I gladly accept. I will base my decision on a full examination of Judge Gorsuch’s judicial record and his responses to senators’ questions,” Nelson said a few minutes after Trump announced his selection of Gorsuch.   Republican Sen. Marco Rubio praised Trump’s...

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Trump coming to Palm Beach Friday, White House confirms

Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach will host the president on Friday. President Donald Trump will visit his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach on Friday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed today.   Spicer called Mar-a-Lago “the Winter White House” during a press briefing.   It will be Trump’s first overnight travel since becoming president on Jan. 20.   Spicer’s announcement follows reports from last week that Trump was expected in Palm Beach for Saturday’s Red Cross Ball. Like this: Like Loading… Source...

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Anti-Trump protesters aim to be ‘the left-wing tea party’

Jen Erickson of Jupiter criticizes President Donald Trump, his Cabinet picks Jeff Sessions and Betsy DeVos and White House adviser Steve Bannon and praises fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates in a single sign aimed at drivers on PGA Boulevard. PALM BEACH GARDENS  — Aspiring to be the liberal answer to the tea party movement, dozens of demonstrators showed up outside Sen. Marco Rubio‘s office this morning to protest President Donald Trump‘s Cabinet picks and his executive order halting travel from seven nations.   Robb Allan of Palm Beach, left, helped organize today’s demonstration and said he’s hoping to...

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Gov. Scott’s budget would tighten state control over Tri-Rail money

Gov. Rick Scott has waded into a growing debate over Tri-Rail funding, and it could mean less money for the agency responsible for the trains. Amid debate over a controversial contract awarded last week, Scott’s budget proposal released this morning includes a paragraph that would crack down on the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s spending. Passengers board the Tri-Rail train at the West Palm Beach station, Friday, June 12, 2015. (Joe Forzano/The Palm Beach Post) The state and the authority, which operates Tri-Rail, have been at odds for months over how the authority spends its money. The issue came to...

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