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This Week in South Florida: Mario Diaz-Balart

One of the former president's staunchest supporters in South Florida is Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, a Republican representing southern Miami-Dade County and the Southwest Florida coast.
One of the former president's staunchest supporters in South Florida is Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, a Republican representing southern Miami-Dade County and the Southwest Florida coast.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – On Monday the House of Representatives is scheduled to deliver to the Senate the Article of Impeachment charging now-former President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection.

Congress faces that upcoming trial as it works with a new president, new goals and a new plan to overcome the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

One of the former president’s staunchest supporters in South Florida is Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, a Republican representing southern Miami-Dade County and the Southwest Florida coast.

He joined This Week in South Florida hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney, and their discussion can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter.