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Rep. Matt Gaetz Questions Why The Atlantic Has Not Retracted False Tweet

Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz questioned Sunday why an Atlantic reporter has not yet retracted a tweet about him despite it being debunked by a Politico reporter and an on-record statement by the Florida Governor. Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted: “How has @TheAtlantic not demanded retraction of this tweet from its reporter?1 – it didn’t happen2 – no sourcing2 – contradicted on-record by me & @GovRonDeSantis, confirmed by @MarcACaputo3 – contradicted by phone records reported by @anaceballos_ #FakeNews @HowardKurtz” How has @TheAtlantic not demanded retraction of this tweet from its reporter?1…

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Brenda Snipes Resigns: ‘I Have Served the Purpose I Came Here For’

Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation as the elections supervisor of Broward County, Florida. Her decision came one day after Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum offered his second concession to Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the Sunshine State’s gubernatorial election. “I think I have served the purpose that I came here for, which was to provide a credible election product for our voters,” said Snipes last week during a press conference. NBC’s local affiliate in South Florida reported: “[Brenda Snipes’s] office illegally destroyed 6,000 ballots in 2016 after they were counted but…

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After Recount, Democrat Gillum Concedes Florida Governor Race to Republican DeSantis

After a strenuous recount process that ended Thursday, Democrat Andrew Gillum has thrown in the towel and conceded the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis, making DeSantis Florida’s governor-elect. DeSantis defeated Gillum by 33,683 votes, or 0.41 percentage points. Gillum, who withdrew his Nov. 6th concession to DeSantis once the election went to an automatic recount, released an official statement on Facebook saying, “We said we would fight until the last vote is counted. We are now closing out the hand recount phase in two of the statewide races.”…

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