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Rick Scott joins Dems to demand Dinesh D’Souza step down as speaker at GOP event after he mocked Parkland survivors

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Republican Gov. Rick Scott joined a wave of  Democrats demanding that conservative Dinesh D’Souza’s step down from speaking at the conservative Sunshine Summit, reports Orlando Weekly. 

After making fun of students who survived the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, conservative Dinesh D’Souza’s comments are biting him in the back.

In a tweet, D’Souza said: “Worst news since their parents told them to get summer jobs.”

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He also tweeted: “Genuine grief, I can empathize with, but grief organized for the cameras—politically orchestrated grief—strikes me as phony & inauthentic.”

D’Souza has since apologized for his rude remarks, but this week, Republicans announced that he would be a speaker at the 2018 Sunshine Summit in Orlando in June.

Democrats are not fond of his rising platform.  Andrew Gillum, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, demanded he be removed from the speaker lineup.

In a statement, Gillum said: “I often have strong disagreements with Florida’s Republicans, but I know that many of them are decent, hardworking people. I hope they join me in demanding the Florida GOP un-invite this bitterly divisive selection.”

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Terri Rizzo, Florida Democratic Party chair said: “D’Souza is a bully who represents everything that is wrong with our politics. D’Souza spent the week after Parkland openly mocking Marjory Stoneman Douglas students for having the courage to speak their minds in the face of unimaginable tragedy and violence. While Republicans and Democrats may have significant disagreements about policy, we can all agree as Floridians that the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas deserve to be heard — not insulted.”


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Giuliani associates’ company promised to build a bizarre temple over Jerusalem

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The Wall Street Journal has uncovered new details about the strange work done by Fraud Guarantee, the company founded by Lev Parnas, the indicted henchman of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani.

Specifically, the Journal was given information from an investor who says he plugged $250,000 into Fraud Guarantee after Parnas told him that he could use his connections with President Donald Trump to help promote his initiative to create peace in the Middle East.

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Liberal PACs gear up for major ad blitz to flip GOP-controlled legislatures in states where Trump is vulnerable

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According to a report from Politico, two left-leaning PAC's are working in concert to flip GOP-majority legislatures in reliably conservative or too- close-to-call states.

With Donald Trump expected to be at the top of the Republican ticket, "Arena and Future Now Fund, are planning to spend $7 million to try to flip GOP-controlled state legislatures in Florida, Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina," the report states.

According to Daniel Squadron, co-founder of the Future Now Fund, "If you look at where the important states are, the places most people are watching are the Electoral College to secure the White House. But the truth is that when you talk about the impact of 2020, electoral control of the state legislatures is critical.”

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Newly revealed letter details Rudy Giuliani’s work for Fraud Guarantee company owned by indicted henchman

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A newly revealed letter sheds light on Rudy Giuliani's work for Fraud Guarantee, a company founded by his indicted associates Lev Parnas and David Correia -- and the document has been handed over to investigators.

Fraud Guarantee circulated an investor letter last year that shows the company would pay the consulting firm Giuliani Partners up to $2 million for the first year and give the former New York City mayor equity in the company, reported the Wall Street Journal.

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