Saturday, March 28, 2020
This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., unveiled a proposal to “hold China financially responsible for the detrimental economic impact of COVID-19 on the American economy.”
Members of the Florida delegation cheered the U.S. Department of Justice for charging Nicolás Maduro and other members of the Venezuelan regime with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other charges on Thursday.
The family of Bob Levinson, a Florida resident who has been missing in Iran for almost 13 years, said this week they believed he was dead.
This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., offered a proposal to ensure that coronavirus relief funds allocated by Congress will not be sent to businesses connected to the Chinese regime.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., the chairwoman of the Hispanic Caucus Women’s Taskforce, led a letter to congressional leaders asking them to include funds in the third coronavirus relief bill to launch a bilingual media outreach effort on the pandemic.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is calling on President Donald Trump to create a task force to deal with Chinese propaganda over the coronavirus outbreak.
The liberal media’s coverage of the deadly coronavirus outbreak is putting Floridians at risk — the Sunshine State needs accurate and reliable information from the world-class experts in our own government, not news reports that parrot communist China’s talking points.
Rubio and Waltz are championing the “Strengthening America’s Supply Chain and National Security Act.”  The bill would have the U.S. Defense Department study how dependent it is on foreign drugs and determine if it represents a security threat. The bill would also have drugmakers to provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with information on how dependent they are on active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from other countries.
From her perch on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Trade, on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, to call on congressional leadership to temporarily suspend tariffs as part of the federal response to coronavirus.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.. sent a letter to Peter Navarro, the assistant to the president, requesting that the United States bring healthcare products and pharmaceutical manufacturing back to our country as soon as possible.