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Is Debbie Mucarsel-Powell getting dirty coal money?

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Environmental voters normally side with Democrats, but there are always exceptions. One such exception could be Debbie Mucarsel-Powell who is being accused by the NRCC of receiving “dirty coal money” in her campaign to win a Congressional seat for Florida’s 26th district.

Her competitor, Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), has built a reputation as one of the greenest Republicans in DC. He introduced a carbon tax bill earlier this year and is outspoken about his goals of protecting the environment.

GOP attacks Florida Democrat for alleged ties to ‘dirty coal money’

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/gop-attacks-florida-democrat-for-alleged-ties-to-dirty-coal-money“Throughout this entire campaign, Rep. Curbelo’s opponent has shown insincerity on issue after issue,” Joanna Rodriguez, a Curbelo spokeswoman, told the Washington Examiner. “Realistically, it’s only a matter of time before she caves on the issue of climate change as well.”

Critics questioned the accuracy of the NRCC ad. Asked for specific evidence of Mucarsel-Powell’s ties to coal, Anderson, the NRCC spokeswoman, referred to a hedge fund that billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer founded years ago that invested in coal mines and power plants.

My Take

While there seems to be some connections between Mucarsel-Powell and the fossil fuel industry, including coal, it’s a stretch to insinuate she’s being bought by the coal industry. If anything, she’s lukewarm on the environment and hasn’t offered specific plans to her constituents other than saying she wants them to all get renewable energy someday.

Just as we criticize Democrats for running misleading ads, so too do we condemn ads from Republicans or PACs that bend the truth. It’s unclear how deep Mucarsel-Powell is in with coal companies, but the ad insinuates deep involvement.

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Following a terrible week for Michael Avenatti, his law firm has been evicted over past due rent

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Following a terrible week for Michael Avenatti his law firm has been evicted over past due rent

Things were looking pretty bad for attorney Michael Avenatti last week. He was arrested for domestic abuse, making him the laughing stock on social media venues that he prizes as his public relations arm. His star client, porn star Stormy Daniels, is reportedly reconsidering her association with her lawyer. That was last week. This week is starting off badly as well.

His law firm has been evicted from their Newport Beach, California office building for skipping out on four months rent totally $213,000.

Avenatti’s law firm evicted from California offices over unpaid $213G rent

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/avenattis-law-firm-evicted-from-california-offices-over-unpaid-213g-rentMichael Avenatti’s law firm was ordered to be evicted from its California offices over unpaid rent after the judge dismissed his attempt to block the eviction, the latest setback for the embattled lawyer who was arrested on domestic violence charges earlier this week.

His law firm – Eagan Avenatti – was sued after skipping four months of rent payments totaling over $213,000.

My Take

As I was saying even before this latest round of bad news, Michael Avenatti needs to take a long break from the public eye. Even the best spin doctors couldn’t salvage his reputation in the short term. If he hopes to someday emerge into the public spotlight that he craves, he’ll need to take a break from being in the news and get some solid ground underneath him.

Many leftists supported him in his quests to take down the President, block Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, launch a 2020 presidential run, and become a prominent face for the Democratic Party. It’s safe to say they backed the wrong horse.

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Many Democrats support Mueller investigation without knowing what it’s about

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“Trump stole the election!”

Two years and two elections ago, something happened that has Democrats scratching their heads even today. Hillary Clinton lost. She wasn’t supposed to lose. She was cheated some way, somehow.

This is what they hope to be proven by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 elections. The problem is a majority of Democrats think the Russians did something that Mueller’s team isn’t even investigating because there’s absolutely no hint of a possibility that it could be true.

67% of Democrats believe “Russia tampered with vote tallies in order to get Donald Trump elected President.”

Let that sink in.

Robert Mueller Poll

If you believe Russia attempted to influence the elections by using social media and other venues to spread anti-Hillary rhetoric, you’re almost certainly correct. In fact, the Mueller investigation has assumed that to be true from the beginning. The question isn’t whether or not Russia tried to influence the elections in this way. It’s whether or not Americans helped them, in particular members of the Trump campaign.

What’s not being considered is whether or not Russia tampered with vote tallies. They did not. It’s not even a consideration in Mueller’s investigation, yet two-thirds of Democrats believe it to be true.

67% of Democrats can’t wait for Mueller to prove their theories correct even though he isn’t even investigating vote tally tampering at all. It’s reminiscent of the days after Obamacare was launched when Democrats asked, “Wait, it’s not free?”

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Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

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Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

It was arguably the most watched gubernatorial race in the nation this past midterm election season and it didn’t disappoint. It took a recount and multiple lawsuits to finish, but in the end Republican Ron DeSantis defeated Democrat Andrew Gillum.

The mayor of Jacksonville finally conceded for the second time today, nearly two weeks after election day. He already conceded once on election fight.

Andrew Gillum concedes in Florida governor’s race for second time

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2018/11/17/andrew-gillum-concedes-florida-governors-race-second-time/2041301002/In a four-minute video posted live on Facebook, Mayor Gillum stood with his wife R. Jai, a Tallahassee park in the background and both dressed in Florida A&M University orange and green. Gillum first thanked his supporters. Then, he officially acknowledged Republican Ron DeSantis as the winner.

“R. Jai and I wanted to take a moment to congratulate Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida,” Gillum said in the video posted at about 5 p.m.

DeSantis Tweeted acknowledgement of the concession.

Florida is a bellwether for the 2020 presidential election. The closeness of the race and the apparent corruption in the state means both parties have a lot of work to do. The state needs to get their act together before then as well.

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