Anti-Trump Republican Group Will Spend $4 Million on “Project Orange Crush” Ads in Florida

A group of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump’s reelection plans to spend almost $4 million on ads in Florida aimed at convincing wavering voters to back Joe Biden.

Republican Voters Against Trump (RVAT) will run two ads in the crucial swing state in October as part of what they’re calling “Project Orange Crush.” The initial spend will approach $4 million. read more

LeBron James’ Nonprofit is Paying Debts for Former Felons Looking to Vote in Florida

Basketball star LeBron James is raising funds to help people in Florida with felony records pay outstanding court debts that prevent them from voting. The initiative is part of More Than a Vote, an organization that has dedicated at least part of its efforts to safeguarding African-American voting rights since James and a team of other black athletes and entertainers formed it last month. read more

Former FDA Commissioner Urges Republican Governors to Be ‘More Aggressive’ Against Coronavirus

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has called on Texas and Florida to do more to contain the spread of Covid-19. Dr. Gottlieb told CNBC that the states’ governors needed to take action.

“I think the real wild card here and the decision point on whether or not we’re gonna have the bad outcome that Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx talked about is what populous states like Texas and Florida do,” he said. read more

New Poll: Majority of Florida Voters Don’t Want Trump Reelected in 2020

A newly published survey of Florida voters shows that a majority of them no longer support Donald Trump, meaning his reelection in 2020 is in serious doubt.

Florida is the largest swing state, with nearly 14 million registered voters. In the 2016 election Trump won 49% of the Florida vote while Hillary Clinton won nearly 48%. This shows that his margin of error was always slim in the Sunshine State, and now it has probably disappeared entirely. read more