Thursday, July 2, 2020
More than 100 servicemembers have been with diagnosed traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) since the attack. That number has been steadily climbing since an initial report of no casualties.
Back in 2018, Yoho, then the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, managed to get his “Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act (BUILD Act)” reforming how the federal government manages international development finances signed into law by President Donald Trump.
At the end of last week, the Florida Highway Patrol made the Attorney General’s Office aware of a suspicious-looking page purporting to raise money for the family of a fallen FHP trooper. In less than an hour, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, working with GoFundMe.com, secured the suspension of the page and the more than $500 that had been raised is being returned to donors.
Florida Daily is offering an in-depth look at all of Republicans looking to challenge U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla. The district includes Seminole County and the northern part of Orange County.
In recent weeks, members of the Florida delegation urge Trump to include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes after last year’s Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which included $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration.
The letter was signed by more than 30 Republican members of Congress including U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz, Bill Posey, Greg Steube, Michael Waltz and Ted Yoho from the Florida delegation.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China on December 31, 2019, has more than 28,000 confirmed cases across Asia, Europe, and North America, including the United States. In the letter, Crist urged the CDC to focus on outreach, prevention, and education options for vulnerable, at-risk communities, such as young children, seniors, and those with compromised immune systems.
Pose will present a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Bobby Simmons, a Korean War vet and the brother of Pvt. Irvin Simmons who served in the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment better known as the Borinqueneers and was killed at the end of the war.
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in urging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to end the company’s services to members of the Iranian regime, including the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif — both who have been sanctioned by the Trump administration.
Rumors and reports started to circulate last week that Caldwell was looking at making a move to lead the Florida GOP right after he announced he would be running for Lee County Republican state committeeman.