Tag Archives: Christian Ziegler

Prosecutors: No Charges For Mr. Moms For Threeways

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports: The State Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it will not charge former Florida Republican Party chairman Christian Ziegler with video voyeurism in connection with an alleged rape that authorities also declined to prosecute. Three assistants in State Attorney Ed Brodsky’s office explained the decision in a memo released Wednesday morning. The memo capped a protected investigation launched …

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Mr. Moms For Threeways Seeks To Cloak Phone Data Under 2018 Florida Law Intended To Protect Victims

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Christian Ziegler, the former chairperson for the Republican Party of Florida who is under criminal investigation, is citing a law that protects victims in a bid to stop the release of more information from his cellphone. But police say Ziegler is not the victim of a crime. The Sarasota Police Department opened an investigation into …

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Mr. Moms For Threeways: I’m The Victim In All This

Mother Jones reports: Christian Ziegler, the former chairman of the Florida Republican Party who got booted last month after being accused of raping a woman who had been sexually involved with him and his wife, is now claiming to be the victim of a crime in an effort to fend off the release of information from his cellphone. Ziegler’s lawyer, …

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New “F*ck List” Details In Moms For Threeways Case

The Daily Beast reports: Former Florida GOP chair Christian Ziegler and his wife, Bridget—known for promoting “family values” and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric—first had a sexual encounter with his rape accuser in 2021 as they “hunted” for a threesome partner, new police records reveal. Detectives also found a list on Ziegler’s phone, titled “THE LIST,” with the names of multiple women including …

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Mr. Mom For Threeways May Face Voyeurism Charge

Florida Politics reports: Sarasota Police have forwarded their investigation of Christian Ziegler to prosecutors. Investigators delivered a probable cause affidavit to charge Ziegler with video voyeurism, but not rape. Police in October launched an investigation of the now-former Republican Party of Florida Chair after a woman accused him of rape in a Sarasota apartment. Over the course of a two-month …

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Florida GOP Axes Chairman Of Christian Threeways

Florida Politics reports: The Republican Party of Florida has formally removed Christian Ziegler as Chairman. The executive committee for the party voted to expel the embattled Chair. Sources in the room say a handful of votes were cast against a motion to remove the Chair. Ziegler, who has been embroiled in a sex scandal for months, did not show up …

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TODAY: Florida GOP Votes On Removing Chairman

The Associated Press reports: The Republican Party of Florida is scheduled to hold a special meeting Monday to vote on removing Chairman Christian Ziegler and select a new leader as police investigate a rape accusation against him. Beyond the rape accusation, there is another troublesome element for the party. Under DeSantis, Florida has stripped rights away from LGBTQ+ Floridians and …

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FL GOP Ends Sales Of “Stand Against Perverts” Swag

Florida Politics reports: The Republican Party of Florida as of Tuesday sold mugs displaying a Christian Ziegler quote: “Stand with parents, not perverts.” But after images went viral, the merchandise disappeared from the party’s online shop. The change came weeks after a Spotify channel for the Leadership Institute deleted all episodes of its “Learn Right” podcast hosted by Bridget Ziegler. …

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Florida GOP Chair May Face Video Voyeurism Charges

The Florida Trident reports: Sarasota police are investigating whether Florida GOP Chairman Christian Ziegler unlawfully videotaped the sexual encounter at the heart of a rape allegation against him, a third search warrant affidavit obtained by the Florida Trident reveals. Based on the newly released Dec. 8 police affidavit, Circuit Judge Thomas Krug issued a search warrant for Ziegler’s Instagram account …

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Florida GOP Strips Chair Of Authority, Cuts Salary To $1

USA Today reports: The Florida GOP on Sunday began the process of removing Chair Christian Ziegler amid sexual assault allegations, with the party’s executive board voting during an emergency meeting to censure the chair, strip his authority and reduce his salary to $1. The 40-member board also voted to hold a meeting next month to consider the committee’s findings and …

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Florida GOP To Meet Tomorrow On Expelling Chairman

Florida Politics reports: Members of the Republican Party of Florida want Christian Ziegler gone as Chair. But questions remain as to how fast he can be removed if he won’t resign. The executive board for the state party plans to meet Sunday in Orlando, where they intend to discuss sanctions for Ziegler. That happens weeks into a sex scandal that …

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Rubio Finally Calls For Florida GOP Chair To Resign

Florida Politics reports: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says if Christian Ziegler won’t resign as Republican Party of Florida Chair, he should be removed. That means every statewide elected official in Florida, all Republicans, have now called for Ziegler to step down. Gov. Ron DeSantis called for Ziegler to resign immediately after news broke he was under investigation for rape. Since …

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Report: Florida GOP Chair Wants $2M Payoff To Resign

Florida Politics reports: Christian Ziegler wants a multimillion-dollar buyout to resign as the Republican Party of Florida’s (RPOF) Chair, party sources confirmed. The demand comes as the political leader remains under investigation for rape and involved in a scandal making national headlines. Multiple sources confirm Ziegler has asked for a massive payout — one source said $2 million — to …

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Police Recover Sex Video In Florida GOP Chairman Case

The Florida Trident reports: Sarasota police have recovered a cell phone video taken by Florida GOP chairman Christian Ziegler of his sexual encounter with a woman who has alleged he raped her, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the criminal investigation. That video, in addition to security surveillance video from the apartment complex where the woman lives, provided …

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Rubio Refuses To Join Calls For FL GOP Chair To Resign

“If it’s true, he’s gonna go to jail because he’s accused of rape. And if it isn’t, then it’ll be a terrible thing that’s been done to him. But it’s a very serious accusation. So my view of it is I don’t think just because somebody accuses you that can be the reason why people have to resign from office …

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Florida Paper: State GOP Chairman And His Moms For Threeways Wife “Show Contempt” By Not Resigning

The editorial board of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel writes: He is chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, close to both Gov. Ron DeSantis and former president Donald Trump. She is a nationally known conservative culture warrior, a Sarasota County School Board member and a co-founder of the book-banning Moms for Liberty, which denounces all things LGBTQ. She is also …

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Florida GOP Moves To Expel Chairman Within 30 Days

Florida Politics reports: If Republican Party of Florida Christian Ziegler doesn’t resign, executive members appear ready to expel him in 30 days. While bylaws for the state party don’t specifically allow for removal of a Chair, the party constitution contains provisions for establishing a tribunal to judge misconduct by a state officer. Republican Party of Florida Vice Chair Evan Power …

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Rick Scott Joins Call For Florida GOP Chair To Resign

The Miami Herald reports: Florida GOP Chairman Christian Ziegler found himself hanging on for his political life on Tuesday as calls mounted for him to resign from his post to face an active criminal investigation into a sexual assault allegation. The deluge of criticism from prominent Florida Republicans marked a change from recent days, when many of the party’s top …

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DeSantis Again Demands Florida GOP Chair Resign

“I said the other night when it came out, it’s, look, you’re innocent until proven guilty. There’s clearly things that are lodged against people that aren’t necessarily true. But I think when you have an investigation of crimes of this magnitude, I think that the mission has to come first. “It is not helpful to the mission to have this …

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Florida GOP Vice Chair Wants Special Meeting On Chair

Florida Politics reports: The Republican Vice Chair said a conversation cannot wait until the next scheduled meeting in February. Republican Party of Florida Vice Chair Evan Power wants a special meeting to discuss state Chair Christian Ziegler’s future. In an email blast to the state party’s board members, Power said a special meeting needs to occur with Ziegler under criminal …

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