Tag Archives: Governor

‘I don’t care what she says’: Prosecutor says ex-congressional candidate mischaracterizes agreement in hacking case

Former Florida congressional candidate and fired pandemic health manager Rebekah Jones agreed in a court document to admit she was guilty of a hacking-related felony. But she now disputes prosecutors’ claims that she illegally used a government messaging service to send mass texts criticizing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ handling of the …

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Trump’s claims in helping DeSantis’s 2018 win raises political figures’ eyebrows

Florida’s outgoing Democratic agricultural commissioner, Nikki Fried, is asking the Justice Department to knock down former President Donald Trump’s claims that he used the FBI to help Gov. Ron DeSantis win the gubernatorial race in 2018. Last week, Trump said in an online post without citing any evidence that he …

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Updates: Tropical Storm Nicole sweeps through Florida

Update, Thursday at 2:15 p.m.: Flagler County posted photos to its Facebook page of “devastation” on the coastal Florida State Road A1A after Tropical Storm Nicole. Read more from the Florida Storms team about the state’s worst affected areas. Thursday at 1:45 p.m.: WILBUR-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole sent …

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