Donald Trump is the Republican party’s de facto nominee for president and that’s already leading people to ask who he might select as a running mate. Regan McCarthy reports one name that’s coming up on several lists is Florida Gov. Rick Scott
Mac Stipanovich is a longtime presence in Florida’s Republican politics. He’s been a lobbyist, advisor and campaign director. And he’s the latest in a line of Florida Republicans who do not want to see a Donald Trump Presidency. Stipanovich has penned an open letter encouraging others to reject Mr. Trump.
Governor Rick Scott is asking for party unity ahead of the Republican Nominating convention later this summer. In a facebook post, Scott reiterated his support for Donald Trump, and is asking state Republicans to do the same.
State Democratic Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is garnering attention for her recent comments on Donald Trump, calling his policies ‘fascinating’. But a local GOP leader thinks she’s pandering to conservative voters.
The Valdosta Police Department is refuting claims they ejected 30-40 protesters from Donald Trump’s campaign rally based on race. Valdosta's Chief of Police posted a lengthy statement on the incident to the department’s facebook page.
Georgia voters head to the polls today to decide who they want as the Democratic and Republican Presidential nominees. Hilary Clinton is leading Democrats in that state, and Donald Trump is heavily favored to win in the Republican contest.
Hundreds of Muslims gathered in the Florida Capitol Thursday, to lobby and engage in the political process. The event is part of an annual Muslim day of advocacy, but this year is different: it’ s an election year.
Florida Governor Rick Scott says he doesn't plan to endorse any candidate before the March primary. But in an editorial published by USA Today, Scott says Donald Trump is "capturing the frustration of Americans".