Wednesday, August 5, 2020
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. and U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., showcased the “Shelter Act” which, they insist, will “help Americans protect their homes or businesses against hurricanes, tornados, floods, drought, and wildfires” by creating a “first-of-its-kind disaster mitigation tax credit for families and business owners in disaster-prone areas.”
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings paired up with Wilson and U.S. Rep. David Schweikert to bring out a resolution “reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of the Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.”
While U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is a key ally to President Donald Trump, the Panhandle congressman has made it clear that he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to use the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed in 2001 and 2002 against Iran.
Democrats trending poorly in Florida, pundit notes, Darryl Rouson files bill to protect gay students attending private schools, and a Jacksonville City Councilman insists prayers before meetings are too political.
Vice President Mike Pence was in Miami to launch Latinos for Trump which champions the president’s record and agenda within local communities and will work to identify supporters, empower activists, and help to deliver the president’s message of ‘Promises Made, Promises Kept’ across the country.”
Spano successfully added an amendment to the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill adding $8 million to the Office of Commercial Space Transportation.
“Ray Rodrigues is a proven warrior for the hardworking people of Southwest Florida and is going to be a tremendous asset to the next generation of leaders in the Florida Senate,” said Galvano on Tuesday.
Hispanic voters are front and center this week as Telemundo hosts 20 contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination and two rounds of debates while Vice President Mike Pence launches Latinos for Trump in Miami.
Waltz appeared on Fox Business Network with Maria Bartiromo and weighed in on the Trump administration’s decision to halt military actions against Iran. The freshman Northeast Florida Republican weighed in on the situation and said he expects Iran to continue to raise the stakes.
With 20 candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination taking part in debates on Wednesday and Thursday, a new poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden is the man to beat in Florida.