Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

ambassador

Report: Robin Bernstein, other Palm Beach residents tapped for ambassadorships

in 2017 by

Three Palm Beach residents with ties to Donald Trump are expected to be tapped for ambassadorships. Gossip Extra reported Monday that the president has offered ambassadorships to Robin Bernstein, Patrick Park, and Brian Burns. All three, the website reported, were undergoing background checks this week. Bernstein is a long-time friend Trump’s, and is the president of Richard Bernstein & Associates, a Palm Beach insurance company. She has a bachelor’s degree from American University and a masters of business administration from…

Keep Reading

Florida names former coach Steve Spurrier as ambassador

in Sports/Top Headlines by

The Old Ballcoach is back at his Old Ballfield. The University of Florida has announced that Steve Spurrier, who won the school’s first Heisman and its first national title, will return to Florida as an ambassador and consultant. Spurrier won the Heisman for the Gators in 1966 and the national title in 1966. “It’s a great day for the Gator Nation to be able to welcome back Coach Spurrier back home,” said athletic director Jeremy Foley. “He has served as…

Keep Reading

Politico: Robert Wexler being ‘courted’ to be ambassador to Israel

in Statewide by

Well, this would certainly throw a wrench into the plan for Democratic former Congressman Robert Wexler to campaign for Charlie Crist’s Independent bid for the U.S. Senate. Politico reports that Wexler is being courted to be the next Ambassador to Israel: Wexler, a strong pro-Israel ally for the Obama White House going back to the 2008 presidential campaign, has become an even more frequent presence in the White House and Foggy Bottom since resigning his House seat in January to become…

Keep Reading

Go to Top