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Prominent Republican Donor: I Will Only Fund Pro-Gun Control GOP Candidates
The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/19/18 | Luis Valdes

Posted on 02/19/2018 9:58:52 AM PST by Simon Green

Al Hoffman Jr. is a Palm Beach County Real Estate Developer and prominent (i.e., deep pocketed) GOP donor. Mr. Hoffman has issued a public ultimatum on the Florida Republican Party . . .

“For how many years now have we been doing this — having these experiences of terrorism, mass killings — and how many years has it been that nothing’s been done?”

“It’s the end of the road for me.”

Mr. Hoffman, also a former ambassador to Portugal, has donated millions to GOP candidates like Jeb Bush and former President George W. Bush. He’s also opened his wallet for Rep. Brian mast, and current Florida Governor Rick Scott. He served as chairman of Marco Rubio’s 2010 Senate candidacy,

Pare! Mr. Hoffman vowed . . .

“I will not write another check unless they all support a ban on assault weapons,”

“Enough is enough!”

Mr. Hoffman has gone so far as to threaten Gov. Scott’s 2018 campaign for Democrat incumbent and known space cadet, Bill Nelson’s seat in Congress. Nelson is a known enemy to the Second Amendment and Al Hoffman Jr. is now supporting Nelson through his temper tantrum.

The real question: will Republican donors follow Mr. Hoffman’s lead? Will a slowing of candidate cash lead Republican politicians to break their pledge to their voters and push anti Second Amendment legislation and policy?

It’s not like it hasn’t happened. Florida Republican Turncoats like Sen. Anitere Flores and Sen. Rene Garcia followed the money (and their political ambitions) straight into the arms of the gun grabbers.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 1moretime; banglist; bush; palmbeach
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Goodbye and good riddance.

1 posted on 02/19/2018 9:58:52 AM PST by Simon Green
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“I will not write another check unless they all support a ban on assault weapons,”

Assault weapons are ALREADY BANNED!......................

2 posted on 02/19/2018 10:00:16 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: Simon Green

One great thing about Trump - he’s allowing us to identify and wash out all the deep state RINOs. Well, maybe not “all” but it’s a great start.


3 posted on 02/19/2018 10:01:10 AM PST by circlecity
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> Hoffman...has donated millions to GOP candidates like Jeb Bush and former President George W. Bush <

That pretty much says it all.


4 posted on 02/19/2018 10:01:27 AM PST by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: Simon Green

Good, the sooner Hoffman defunds the Bushies the better.


5 posted on 02/19/2018 10:02:35 AM PST by JonPreston
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To: Leaning Right

Geez I’m sick of this guy.


6 posted on 02/19/2018 10:03:21 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: Simon Green

This is America, you are pretty much free to do anything legal you want to with your money. You are supporting folks who want to do things that might change that. I’m confused.


7 posted on 02/19/2018 10:04:22 AM PST by calljack (Sometimes your worst nightmare is just a start.)
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To: circlecity

Local level Republicans pushing Australian style gun control are surfacing on facebook.


8 posted on 02/19/2018 10:04:45 AM PST by x_plus_one ( I pray Gods eyes may once again gaze upon me and remind me that I am still His child.)
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If he were more than a progressive tool, he would be looking at financing new secure mental lockups for the loony leftards. 39 visits the majority involving threats of violence and somebody isn’t in a secure facility?


9 posted on 02/19/2018 10:06:05 AM PST by Steamburg (Other people's money is the only language a politician respects; starve the bastards)
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Great, the NRA can drown this pissant by offering to replace the funds of any candidate he disowns.


10 posted on 02/19/2018 10:06:31 AM PST by jyo19
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To: Simon Green

This is one of the financiers of the Cheap Labor Express.
He’s been paying our politicians to keep the borders open and the laws unenforced for decades.
Now he wants us disarmed......


11 posted on 02/19/2018 10:07:47 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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This doesn’t surprise me. I bet that there are many others in the country club donor class who’ve given to the Repubs but certainly do not have a problem with legislators putting the short end of the wedge in against law abiding firearms owners.


12 posted on 02/19/2018 10:09:50 AM PST by OttawaFreeper ("If I had to go to war again, I'd bring lacrosse players" Conn Smythe)
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And as an average conservative voter, I’ll only vote for GOP candidates that fully support 2A, even if there are times when it may not be politically convenient to do so.


13 posted on 02/19/2018 10:09:54 AM PST by VOR78
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To: Red Badger

“Assault weapons are ALREADY BANNED!......”

That’s a common mistake.

Assault weapons are hard to get, but not banned.


14 posted on 02/19/2018 10:10:04 AM PST by ltc8k6
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That's fine. I essentially do the same thing.

I only contribute to Democrats (sic) that are pro 2A, pro Constitution and pro-life.

[note: (sic) because I usually use the term 'Rats, but will defer to any democrat that conforms to pro-2A/Cons/life with a proper label]

[[I'm covered, because the last democrat by any stretch was Zell "Spitballs" Miller]]

15 posted on 02/19/2018 10:11:11 AM PST by C210N (Republicans sign check fronts; 'Rats sign check backs.)
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16 posted on 02/19/2018 10:11:45 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: Simon Green

Its the liberal lifestyle and absence of God ,that is leadings too these deranged killers. Parents have failed their children and have failed our country.


17 posted on 02/19/2018 10:13:11 AM PST by spincaster
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Betting this buffoon has armed guards.


18 posted on 02/19/2018 10:13:24 AM PST by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ltc8k6

For all the license procedures and the constant paperwork you have to do, reports, etc., it’s banned in all but name...............


19 posted on 02/19/2018 10:13:44 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: Red Badger

Jeb Bush supporter, what do you expect?


20 posted on 02/19/2018 10:15:02 AM PST by thorvaldr
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