Casey Askar sues Byron Donalds for defamation during Republican primary

A controversial campaign text message is at the center of a lawsuit. The text claimed Republican Byron Donalds, who won the race for Florida House District 19, had dropped out of the race for U.S. Congress. The text went out two hours after the polls opened for the primaries this year. At the time, Donalds […]

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Unsolicited messages falsely claim Byron Donalds dropped out of Dist. 19 race

On the morning of primary elections, many voters are claiming to have received messages via text and on Facebook Messenger that GOP candidate Byron Donalds has dropped out of the race for the U.S. House Florida District 19 seat. Donalds responded via a Facebook Live video after learning of the messages, saying that it is […]