Saturday, October 20, 2018
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hit the Sunday morning talk shows focused on missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post and a critic of the Saudi regime, who was last seen entering that nation’s consulate in Istanbul last week. 
After getting it through the U.S. House Ways and Means and the Homeland Security Committee, the House passed the bill on voice vote on Tuesday. With the clock ticking until the end of session, there is no companion measure over in the U.S. Senate. 
The group is upset over a Facebook post Greenberg made last week.
Only time will tell whether his negotiations are successful.
From his seats on both the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations and the Appropriations Committees, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is looking to amend the FY2019 Defense-LHHS Minibus appropriations bill to deal with the growing crises in the two Latin American nations. 
Rather than build a wall along the border as President Donald Trump has suggested, a Mexican-American immigration attorney who’s a Trump supporter says for economic reasons alone, it’s time to put politics aside and build consensus for immigration reform.
Two South Florida congresswomen are calling on the U.S. State Department to push Saudi Arabia to free at least a dozen women’s rights activists. 
With only token opposition in the GOP primary to see who challenges U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in November, Gov. Rick Scott will be focused on South America this week. 
As party of the U.S. Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Frankel left no room for doubt that President Donald Trump’s meeting with other NATO leaders was fresh in her mind and she called out the president on Thursday. 
The bill adds “sanctions on government, military, or security officials who have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights abuses.”