Rubio is championing a bill “to extend the federal safe harbor period for states to determine electors from December 8, 2020 to January 1, 2021 for this year’s presidential election" insisting it “would give states the flexibility needed in a pandemic to help ensure each and every legal vote cast is counted.” Rubio’s proposal would also have electoral college members cast their votes on January 2, 2021 instead of December 14.
For almost a year, Scott has been urging the IOC to reconsider its decision to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Communist China as General Secretary Xi Jinping commits genocide against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang and restricts the human rights of Hong Kongers.
Back in March, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s, R-Mo., proposal making sure federal employees do not have TikTok on their smartphones.
The senators are requesting answers to when and how the NBA took steps to terminate its relationship with the training camp in Xinjiang, why the abuse of young players went unnoticed, and what steps the NBA has taken to prevent similar problems from recurring.
On Thursday, even as most senators left the Beltway without a coronavirus relief agreement in place, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., proposed several amendments, trying to bring bills he previously introduced into a larger package and pushing for more...
At the end of May, Waltz introduced the bill, which has 60 cosponsors–all part of the Republican minority–including U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla. and U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla.
The bill, which covers Defense; Commerce, Justice, Science; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-HUD funding, cleared the House on a 217-197 vote as 12 Democrats joined every Republican and U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., in voting against it.
Eight other House Republicans signed Webster’s letter to U.S. Labor Sec. Eugene Scalia including U.S. Reps. Bill Posey and Francis Rooney of Florida.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and sent a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo urging the State Department to designate Vietnam a Country of Particular Concern for its religious freedom violations and consider enacting Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act sanctions to reverse its declining human rights situation.
Yoho missed a vote on the first federal minibus after his exchange with Ocasio-Cortez but introduced the “Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act,” which his office insisted, “would clarify and strengthen the commitment of the United States to defend Taiwan in the event of an armed attack.” The North Florida congressman leads Republicans on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee.