George Soros, the Hungarian-born financier and billionaire political activist, pumped $450,000 into the Florida-based PAC United for Progress, according to campaign finance records with the Florida Secretary of State’s office.
Teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten is plotting a teachers’ strike to shut down schools in Puerto Rico, according to a conversation overheard Friday in the first-class car of an Acela train heading to New York.
A Puerto Rico-based member of the Democratic National Committee resigned his position Friday after authorities arrested him earlier this week on domestic violence charges.
Reporters and liberal activists spread a misleading clip of an Alabama Republican this week, falsely claiming he made a racist joke about a colleague.
Many residents of Puerto Rico fled to Florida in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation, sparking expectations that there would be an influx of overwhelmingly Democratic voters to the Sunshine State.
A column published by Puerto Rico’s most circulated newspaper said disaster relief decisions on the island are controlled “behind closed doors” by “the Jews.”
Government officials are upset with an anti-Donald Trump chef who had a contract to serve meals in Puerto Rico during the hurricane recovery effort, but is now being criticized for being a self-promoter.
President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, a senior White House official told Reuters.