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REPORT: Nikki Haley Shopping For 2024 Running Mate

Playbook reports: SPOTTED: NIKKI HALEY in Miami meeting with Mayor FRANCIS SUAREZ at City Hall. The sitdown was arranged with the explicit goal of allowing Haley to gauge the 43-year-old Republican as a potential running mate in 2024, according to a source familiar with the huddle. Suarez, a rising star in Florida politics, is Cuban American and an influential voice …

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GOP Miami Mayor: Trump Shouldn’t Come For Debate If He’s Still COVID+, “I Don’t Think It’s Safe For Anyone”

Politico reports: The Republican mayor of Miami said Donald Trump shouldn’t come to his city for the Oct. 15 debate with Joe Biden if the president is still testing positive with Covid-19. “I don’t think it’s safe, not for him and anybody else, anywhere or anyone he interacts with,” Mayor Francis Suarez told POLITICO. “Remember, this thing is highly contagious,” …

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Miami Cops Deployed To Enforce Stiffened Mask Rules

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: An emerging hospital capacity crunch is prompting cities in Miami-Dade County to release new counter-measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Miami on Wednesday boosted the penalties for people caught not wearing facial coverings in public. The first offense is a $50 fine, second offense is $100, third is $500 and any additional offenses comes …

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GOP Miami Mayor Won’t Commit To Voting For Trump

Politico reports: Miami’s Republican Mayor Francis Suarez refused to commit on Wednesday to voting for President Donald Trump in November. “I want to see what both candidates have to offer for the urban communities before making up my mind on who I’m going to support,” Suarez said in an interview with POLITICO Nightly author Renuka Rayasam. The non-committal answer from …

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Miami Mayor Positive After Meeting With Bolsonaro

The Miami Herald reports: Miami Mayor Francis Suarez confirmed to NBC 6 Friday that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Suarez, 42, had announced Thursday that he would be in self-quarantine after it was learned he may have been in contact with the communications director for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who tested positive for the new coronavirus after …

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