RUBIO BACKS DOWN, SUPPORTS TILLERSON, ANYWAY

 

After weeks of buildup over a showdown with President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday backed down and voted for Rex Tillerson, ensuring the former ExxonMobil CEO will have a smooth confirmation with the overall Senate.....MORE  

TAMPA BAY TIMES -  01/24/2017

fineout
fineout is this praise or criticism? twitter.com/MacStipanovich/status/823680590968918016
01/23/17 &I:56 PM
FlaDems
FlaDems Good, he could use one. twitter.com/JoePerticone/status/823656340941897728
01/23/17 &I:38 PM
ScottforFlorida
ScottforFlorida Results from our survey: As has been the case for a long time, economic issues remain the most important - bit.ly/2klnQEZ pic.twitter.com/1KLTST3ni2
01/23/17 &I:16 PM
SaintPetersblog
SaintPetersblog #FSU Cello student seeking help after airline completely trashed her instrument theviolinchannel.com/cello-student-seeking-help-airline-completely-destroyed-instrument/ via @theviolinchannel
01/23/17 &I:07 PM
fineout
fineout Just noting: Outgoing DEP sec. Steverson back in 15 approved a new contract & back payment to the firm he is now going to work for.
01/23/17 &I:07 PM
ScottforFlorida
ScottforFlorida We just completed a statewide survey wanted to brief you on the state of play in Florida. See the full memo here: letsgettowork.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/MEMORANDUM_011717_2.pdf
01/23/17 &I:55 PM
FlaDems
FlaDems Donald Trump Signs Anti-Abortion Executive Order Surrounded By Men huff.to/2kl5C6G pic.twitter.com/noyNEdwy2Y
01/23/17 &I:54 PM
learyreports
learyreports . @marcorubio center of attention at Foreign Relations meeting begins. pic.twitter.com/yd5ltzBQr7
01/23/17 &I:35 PM
fineout
fineout So @JackLatvala just asked if the fiscal impact on tampon tax exemption bill sponsored by @Kathleen4SWFL is a "yearly or monthly" total. Um
01/23/17 &I:09 PM
SaintPetersblog
SaintPetersblog This is like one of those military programs that’s too expensive to risk in a combat zone. twitter.com/CharlieFrago/status/823633921825009664
01/23/17 &I:54 PM
learyreports
learyreports Outside Senate Foreign Relations Committee room, where Tillerson vote coming soon. pic.twitter.com/wwbPE39Cqn
01/23/17 &I:41 PM
TroyKinsey
TroyKinsey The #Tallahassee revolving door goes round & round: @CapCityConsult to hire @MyFDOT Sec. Jim Boxold, whose resignation was announced today.
01/23/17 &I:36 PM
fineout
fineout Well that's a certainly interesting interim appointment by @FLGovScott
01/23/17 &I:12 PM
TroyKinsey
TroyKinsey Another staff departure as @FLGovScott 's time in office winds down: @jimboxold is out as @MyFDOT secretary; Rachel Cone to take over.
01/23/17 &I:44 PM
Mdixon55
Mdixon55 Deputy press secretary right here twitter.com/JManziel2/status/823614425621876736
01/23/17 &I:35 PM
learyreports
learyreports "It was the most watched inaugural," Spicer says, lumping in TV, online audience to personal attendance.
01/23/17 &I:12 PM
TroyKinsey
TroyKinsey Trouble in Cristworld: after abrupt departure from @CharlieCrist 's office, Vito Sheeley signs on w/ @DavidJollyFL floridapolitics.com/archives/230817-david-jolly-hires-charlie-crist-staffer-vito-sheeley-senior-advisor
01/23/17 &I:05 PM
SaintPetersblog
SaintPetersblog Aerialist Rick Wallenda to skywalk over Sundial St. Pete Feb. 11 bit.ly/2kko6Ir pic.twitter.com/m3ne9JYNnZ
01/23/17 &I:02 PM
learyreports
learyreports Spicer opens briefing by joking Josh Earnest can keep title as most popular press secretary -- for a few days, at least.
01/23/17 &I:46 PM
fineout
fineout Not everyone shares @FLGovScott viewpoint twitter.com/AFPFlorida/status/823601180328820737
01/23/17 &I:40 PM

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