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  • Ex-con Michael Cohen testifies about secret recording he made of Trump discussing affair claims before 2016 election

    05/13/2024 11:31:29 AM PDT · by thegagline · 6 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 05/13/2024 | Ben Kochman
    Michael Cohen testified Monday he secretly recorded Donald Trump in the lead-up to the 2016 election, discussing plans to buy a Playboy model’s story about having an affair with the then-candidate. Cohen — who worked for Trump for more than a decade — told jurors in Manhattan Court that the Sept. 6, 2016, conversation, taped on the Voice Memos app on his iPhone, was the only time he surreptitiously recorded his former boss. “So, what do we got to pay for this? One-fifty?” Trump could allegedly be heard saying on the nearly three-minute recording played in court by Assistant District...
  • Here's all 38 bills Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law this month

    03/29/2024 1:41:59 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 40 replies
    yahoonews ^ | Mar 28, 2024 | Kiah Armstrong
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has had a busy month, signing 38 bills into law in March. Ranging from giant wine bottles to homeless encampment bans to ending squatting in Florida, all the signed laws represent a multitude of issues residents have been bringing to light.
  • Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs law squashing squatters' rights

    03/29/2024 10:59:02 AM PDT · by Mafe · 48 replies
    WPTV ^ | March 27, 2024 | Forrest Saunders
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Squatters beware. Florida's latest law makes it easier to remove those illegally staying on private property. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 621 into law Wednesday, eliminating squatters' rights in the state. "We are putting an end to the squatters scam in Florida," DeSantis said. "While other states are siding with the squatters, we are protecting property owners and punishing criminals looking to game the system." DeSantis said the law provides homeowners with remedies against squatting and increases penalties for squatters.
  • Ben Shapiro And Ron DeSantis Former Finance Chairs To Fundraise For Trump

    03/21/2024 10:40:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    RealClearWire ^ | 03/21/2024 | Philip Wegmann
    Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro announced last week to the more than 15 million monthly listeners of his eponymous podcast that he wouldn’t just vote for Donald Trump, he would also co-host a fundraiser for the former president.Because the choices for president are identical to 2020, Shapiro said he would “walk over broken glass” to support Trump. Almost immediately, he had an opportunity. Trump said Monday that “any Jewish person that votes for Democrats hates their religion,” comments that the White House quickly condemned as “vile and unhinged antisemitic rhetoric.”Shapiro, an Orthodox Jew and outspoken ally of Israel, provided a quick...
  • Donald Trump says he's considering RON DESANTIS, Vivek Ramaswamy, Kristi Noem and former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard as potential VP picks

    02/20/2024 9:50:18 PM PST · by libh8er · 207 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2.20.2024 | Stephen Lepore
    Former President Donald Trump has confirmed that six Republicans are on his shortlist for a potential running mate and vice president at a town hall on Monday. In his first hint at who could be his Vice President if he wins the election in November, Trump's list included two former opponents and an ex-Democrat. Trump, 77, confirmed Florida Governor and one-time foil Ron DeSantis, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, and Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina are all among the ex-rivals being considered. South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, Florida Republican Byron Donalds, and former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard are on his shortlist....
  • RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel to leave post at end of month

    02/06/2024 5:08:53 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 52 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2/6/24 | Victor Morton
    Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will reportedly leave the post at the end of this month. The New York Times reported Tuesday evening that Ms. McDaniel had told former President Donald Trump that she will leave shortly after the Feb. 24 South Carolina presidential primary. The Times cited “two people familiar with the plans.” According to the Times. Ms. McDaniel will be replaced by Michael Whatley, chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, at Mr. Trump’s behest.
  • Ron DeSantis Unexpectedly Cancels Scheduled Interviews on NBC and CNN This Weekend

    01/20/2024 6:35:35 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jim Hoft
    Florida Governor and GOP presidential candidate Ron DeSantis has withdrawn from planned appearances on two major Sunday political talk shows, CNN’s “State of the Union” and NBC’s “Meet The Press.” CNN’s spokesperson expressed disappointment but left the door open for future dialogues, stating on social media, “Unfortunately, tomorrow’s scheduled interview on CNN SOTU w/ Ron DeSantis was cancelled by the campaign. We look forward to having the Governor join us on the show in the near future.”
  • DeSantis goes silent on the airwaves in early voting states

    01/20/2024 6:20:12 AM PST · by hardspunned · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/19/24 | Julia Johnson
    Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) seems to have disappeared from the airwaves in early primary states despite his commitment to stay in the 2024 race. After losing to former President Donald Trump in the Iowa Republican caucuses Monday, coming in a distant second, DeSantis does not have any ads running in New Hampshire, South Carolina, or Nevada, according to ad tracking services. Not only has his campaign apparently gone silent, but the various super PACs supporting his 2024 bid have also vanished from television in the early nominating states.
  • DeSantis: Trump Used Ramaswamy And Then Threw Him Under The Bus "The Minute He Wasn't Useful"

    01/15/2024 9:06:53 AM PST · by TBP · 117 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | January 15, 2024 | Tim Hains
    "I noticed that he threw -- um -- Vivek under the bus. I've seen a candidate run for an office and basically campaign for another candidate in the same race before, but that's what's happened. And the minute he wasn't useful they dropped the hammer on him. That's just the way they are. We're going to go forward as a party. We can go forward in a way that's focused on peoples' issues and a great agenda for America, or we can go forward with Trump, which will be focused, the 2024 election, on legal issues, criminal trials, convictions, on...
  • Some Perspective on the Hawkeye Cauci (from 2012)

    01/15/2024 7:22:01 AM PST · by CreviceTool · 2 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | January 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    At any rate, this is the Iowa caucus, the Hawkeye Cauci, and it has been fascinating all morning and during the day yesterday to watch the media. My gosh, they are so excited. They are ten times as excited as anybody else is about this. It’s funny to watch. Now, to put this in a little more perspective — and this is not to disparage the Hawkeye Cauci — but there’s not a single delegate chosen tonight. Nothing that happens tonight really leads to votes in terms of delegates at a convention. It’s a glorified straw poll. And I’m not...
  • Trump tops Haley by 29 points in South Carolina poll

    01/06/2024 5:46:13 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 5, 2024 | Nick Robertson
    Former President Trump holds a large lead over former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) in her home state, according to an Emerson College poll released Friday. The poll finds Trump ahead of Haley by 29 points in South Carolina, just eight weeks before the state’s primary Feb. 24. The poll found Trump with 54 percent support to Haley’s 25 percent, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) placing a distant third with 7 percent.
  • J6 Protestors Were Not Patriotic, DeSantis Tells CNN

    01/06/2024 10:17:39 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 108 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 01/05/24 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Ron DeSantis has further alienated the America First conservatives he hoped to win over from Donald Trump’s base by disparaging January 6th protestors, denying they were motivated by patriotism.Speaking at a CNN town hall, the Florida Governor was asked if “the January 6th insurrections display[ed] patriotism, as some of them claim they did” by an audience member.“No, of course not,” DeSantis replied immediately. “I mean, that was not a good day for the country. I think the media has taken that, and I think the left has taken that, and really tried to politicize it, but it was not a...
  • Ron DeSantis Turns 'Drain the Swamp' on Its Head in His Response to Trump's Call to Keep the FBI in DC

    12/31/2023 3:15:46 PM PST · by chickenlips · 74 replies
    RedState ^ | Dec. 31, 2023 | Jennifer Oliver O'Connell
    In a Saturday Town Hall in Laconia, New Hampshire, Florida Governor and presidential candidate Ron DeSantis called out former President Donald J. Trump for his post on Truth Social saying the FBI should stay in D.C. and be given a "new and spectacular building." SNIP>>>>> It appears that DeSantis is intent on bringing the necessary fire to his opponents ahead of the January 23 primary in the state. DeSantis was joined by Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie, who introduced him and gave his reasons why he endorses DeSantis for President. The rest of the Town Hall and the governor's response to...
  • Trump supports “new and spectacular” FBI building

    12/30/2023 4:20:31 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 131 replies
    Truth social ^ | 12/30/23 | Donald J Trump
    The FBI Headquarters should not be moved to a far away location, but should stay right where it is, in a new and spectacular building, in the best location in our now crime ridden and filthy dirty, graffiti scarred, Capital. They should be involved in bringing back D.C., not running away from it, especially the violent crime. An important part of my platform for President is to bring back, restore, and rebuild Washington, D.C., into the “crown jewel” of our Nation. We will make it crime free and GREAT AGAIN. The FBI should not be fleeing for safer, yet much...
  • DeSantis’ 2023: More Than $160 Million Spent To Buy A Collapse In The Polls

    12/29/2023 3:55:03 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 31 replies
    yahoo ^ | Dec 29, 2023 | SV Date
    DeSantis’ campaign and super PAC have spent more than $160 million to boost him, and he spent the better part of 2023 on the road. “If I could have one thing change, I wish Trump hadn’t been indicted on any of this stuff,” he told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week. “It sucked out a lot of oxygen.” “He tried to ‘out-Trump’ Trump among Trump supporters instead of going for the ‘maybe Trump/move on from Trump’ voters, and it was a fatal strategic choice,” Cullen said. Polling shows that his numbers were strongest before he actively began campaigning for president...
  • WHERE'S MELANIA? Melania Trump missing from festive family Christmas photo at Mar-a-Lago

    12/27/2023 9:17:22 AM PST · by devane617 · 136 replies
    NYPost ^ | 12/27/2023
    The Trumps posed for a festive family Christmas photo — but noticeably missing was Melania Trump. Kimberly Guilfoyle, the fiancée of Donald Trump Jr., shared the portrait on her Instagram Story Tuesday, and while a very-grown-up Barron Trump stole the show, the former first lady was nowhere to be found. Snapped at Mar-a-Lago, the image features Trump Jr., former President Donald Trump, Guilfoyle, Barron, Ivanka Trump, husband Jared Kushner and their kids, Tiffany Trump and husband Michael Boulos. Barron, 17, can be seen towering in front of the Christmas tree and behind his father.
  • DeSantis spread false information while pushing trans health care ban and restrictions, judge says

    12/22/2023 8:04:50 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 46 replies
    wptv ^ | Dec 22, 2023 | Brendan Farrington
    A federal judge hearing a challenge to a transgender health care ban for minors and restrictions for adults noted Thursday that Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly spread false information about doctors mutilating children's genitals even though there's been no such documented cases. The law was sold as defending children from mutilation when it is actually about preventing trans children from getting health care Hinkle said he will rule sometime in the new year on whether the Legislature, the Department of Health and presidential candidate DeSantis deliberately targeted transgender people through the new law. He raised some skepticism about the...
  • GOP must agree: No more Nikki

    12/10/2023 8:22:19 AM PST · by Reno89519 · 71 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 7, 2023 | Brady Leonard
    Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley is living in an alternate universe. Once considered one of the Republican Party’s rising stars, Haley is becoming more and more out of touch with her party as her long-shot presidential campaign drags on. ... DeSantis correctly called out Haley’s long record of cultural liberalism, including her veto of a bill in South Carolina that would have prevented biological men from using women’s bathrooms. “They had a bill to try to say that men shouldn’t go into girls’ bathrooms, and she killed that bill, and she bragged that she killed that bill — even...
  • White Men Face Systemic Racism in the Workplace

    11/29/2023 2:02:36 PM PST · by TBP · 31 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | July 5, 2023 | Daniel Greenfield
    'Diversity, Equity and Inclusion' and 'Environmental, Social, and Corporate governance' are the real systemic racism backed by the system.A recent survey revealed that 1 in 6 hiring managers had been told to avoid hiring members of a particular gender and race. Normally editorials and cable news hits would have been scheduled, politicians would have held hearings and the civil rights apparatus of every federal and state agency, including the Department of Labor, would have launched massive investigations.But since the group being discriminated against were white men, civil rights professionals and the media gave each other a thumbs up and congratulated...
  • Report: DeSantis Took Campaign Cash from China-Backed Refrigerant Company

    11/24/2023 8:45:50 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Nov 2023 | KRISTINA WONG
    Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took more than $11,000 in campaign donations from the CEO of a Tampa refrigerant company backed by China, according to a report.According to a report in the Miami Herald, the donation was “just the latest in years” of financial support that the company, iGas USA, has given DeSantis. The report said that DeSantis even held a rally at the company’s Tampa complex.The report said:The rally and contributions are part of a recent wave of political giving by iGas and entities associated with its CEO, Xianbin (Ben) Meng. All told, the companies and employees...