Category: Brevard Politics

Threat Level Raised for US Troops in Iraq, American Contractors Placed on High Alert

The Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve has raised the threat level for US service members in Iraq, while US contractors at Balad Air Base were put on high alert fearing a response to US airstrikes in Syria, two sources familiar with the move tell Fox News. […]

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Democrats Propose Plan to Renounce Biden’s Sole Control of Nuclear Arsenal; Gives Harris, Pelosi Co-Authority to Launch Nuclear Weapons

About three dozen House Democrats have signed a letter asking President Joe Biden to renounce his sole authority to launch nuclear weapons, according to reports. Democrats offered some alternatives to sole nuclear authority, such as requiring the vice president and House speaker to agree with a launch order from the president before it is executed, according to Politico.  […]

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WATCH: Representative Tyler Sirois Addresses Derelict Vessel Problem in the Indian River Lagoon

Today, Representative Tyler Sirois (R-Merritt Island) held a press conference on HB 639, a bill relating to derelict boats and the safe operation of vessels.  Representative Sirois highlighted key provisions of the bill with an emphasis on how it will address at-risk and derelict vessels in state waters.  […]

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Florida Lowers State Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday: Gov. DeSantis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, R., plans to lower the state’s flags to half-staff in honor of radio icon Rush Limbaugh, who died Wednesday at age 70 and called the state home for decades. […]

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WATCH: 45 Republicans Vote Against Proceeding with Senate Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump

Senators were sworn in as jurors to President Trump’s impeachment trial Tuesday as the Senate voted 55-45 to end debate on Sen. Rand Paul’s point of order arguing that the impeachment trial is unconstitutional now that Trump is out of office. […]

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Biden Administration Defends Decision to Remove Winston Churchill Bust from the Oval Office

The Biden administration on Friday defended the decision to remove a bust of former U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill from the Oval Office — creating a bright video designed to remind people “what the Special Relationship is truly about.” […]

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Rep. Randy Fine Files Bill to Provide New Financing Options for Indian River Lagoon Conservation

Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) filed HB 387, which would create a new financing option for property owners seeking to make environmental improvements to their properties that will protect the Indian River Lagoon. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Orders Florida National Guard Troops Back From D.C. Over Treatment of Service Members

Govs. Ron DeSantis, Chris Sununu and Greg Abbott announced that they are bringing their National Guard troops back from Washington, D.C., after reports they were posted up in a parking garage near the Capitol to rest during their shifts, a move that caused outrage at the treatment of the servicemembers. […]

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Florida Rep. Anthony Sabatini Proposes Renaming U.S. Route 27 ‘President Donald J. Trump Highway’

Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R-Fla.) is planning to propose legislation that would name the U.S. 27 Route in Florida as the “President Donald J. Trump Highway,” in honor of the 45th president of the United States. […]

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State Representative Randy Fine to Repeal $45M Worth of Tuition Subsidy For Illegal Immigrants

Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) filed HB 6037 to repeal a 2014 state law offering immigrants who have not come to the United States legally heavily-subsidized in-state tuition rates for Florida’s 12 state universities and 28 state colleges. […]

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WATCH LIVE COVERAGE: Joe Biden Swears in as United States of America’s 46th President

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as President and Vice President during an Inauguration Day Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. […]

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SpaceX, Tesla Founder Elon Musk: A lot of People Are Super Unhappy with West Coast High Tech

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has labeled so-called Big Tech “the de facto arbiter of free speech,” after Facebook, Instagram and Twitter banned President Donald Trump from their platforms. […]

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Sen. Rick Scott: Florida Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Bail Out New York, Blue States

Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., argued on Sunday that President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan, which calls for a $350 billion “bailout” for state and local governments, “makes no sense.” […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Activates Florida National Guard After FBI Warns of Armed Protests in All 50 States

Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order activating the Florida National Guard, authorizing their assistance as needed for state and local law enforcement “for security missions and assignments necessary to maintain peace.” […]

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