Monday, November 18, 2019
This week, from his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo to provide diplomatic leadership in South Sudan where a civil war has killed as many as 400,000 since 2013.
This week, with the strong support of the Florida delegation, the Venezuela Democracy Caucus was launched on Capitol Hill.
Members of the Florida delegation from both sides of the aisle weighed in on the downfall of Bolivian President Evo Morales--and clearly stood against U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s, D-NY, claim that a “coup” brought him down.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is behind a new proposal to have the White House create a  Global Economic Security Strategy.
President Donald Trump will be coming to Florida next month to speak about Israel.
At the end of last week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez announced that she will lead a delegation of an export sales mission to Bogotá, Colombia.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who leads the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, backed the U.S. Treasury Department’s latest sanctions on members of the Nicaraguan regime.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to David Chavern, the president and CEO of the News Media Alliance and American Press Institute, asking him to urge his members to reconsider their collaboration with China Daily, a publication owned by the Communist Party of China.
This week, with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, as the main cosponsor, Rubio brought out the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” to ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  wrote U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Esper, asking for information on reports that banned Chinese surveillance equipment has been installed at the Department of Defense facilities. The letter follows a Wall Street Journal report that more than 2,700 Chinese-made surveillance devices are in use across federal installations.