Lastly, as a young liberal, she volunteered to work in Fidel Castro’s Cuba, and afterwards made favorable comments about the regime. That doesn’t play well, especially in the key state of Florida. Sanders got into scalding hot water for commenting that “it’s unfair to simply say everything is bad” about Castro’s government. As one Democrat Florida-based pollster noted: “Karen Bass’s history on this subject makes Bernie Sanders look like Ronald Reagan.” … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Biden’s VP choice – this is why he’s dithering
GOP officials said over the weekend that the vote to formally give Trump his party's 2020 presidential nomination will be conducted in private later this month. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida last month because of the pandemic, more than 300 delegates are scheduled to gather in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Aug. 24 to make Trump the GOP standard-bearer once more. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: And the Democratic veepstakes winner is?
Democratic supporters of Biden in Florida criticized Trump for coming to the state to fundraise during such a critical time for the state and nation. Nowhere does the pandemic threaten Trump’s political future more than Florida, where Democrats have been railing against the Republican president’s inability to control the health threat in a state packed with older people. … [Read more...] about President Trump Talks Hurricane Isaias And Pandemic While In Tampa, Says He Is ‘Concerned About Miami’
HBO’s “The Swamp,” a documentary about Washington insiders, partisan politics and Congress, airs Tuesday from 9 to 11 p.m. ET (trailer HERE). Directed by filmmakers Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme, “The Swamp” probes national politics in the now alien-looking pre-pandemic Capitol Hill period during Trump’s impeachment last year. The film features GOP Reps. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzHillicon Valley: House panel grills tech CEOs during much anticipated antitrust hearing | TikTok to make code public as it pushes back against 'misinformation' | House Intel panel expands access to foreign disinformation evidence Five takeaways as panel grills tech CEOs New HBO documentary lets Gaetz, Massie, Buck offer their take on how to 'drain the swamp' MORE of Florida, Thomas MassieThomas Harold MassieNew HBO documentary lets Gaetz, Massie, Buck offer their take on how to 'drain the swamp' Cheney battle raises questions about House GOP's future Nicholas … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association – Biden VP possible next week; Meadows says relief talks ‘miles apart’