Sunday, August 18, 2019
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate parted ways on whether Israel did the right thing in banning two Democrats in the U.S. House who have been critical of that nation.
"If members of Congress visit Israel and shut out the voices of those they disagree with, they are making a mistake. And when Israel shuts out members of Congress, they, too, are making a mistake. I regret today׳s decision."
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., continued his support for President Donald Trump’s trade policies with China.
This week, members of the Florida delegation on both sides of the aisle reacted to reports that the Maduro regime is looking to hold elections earlier than scheduled.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., headed to Israel this week as part of a congressional trip to build ties between the two nations.
At the start of last week, the two senators sent a letter to Trump urging him to certify to Congress that Colombia is fully committed to working with the United States government on efforts to combat the illegal drug trade.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday in sending a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding answers with regard to the company’s relationship with Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company.
With reports that President Donald Trump is strongly considering drawing troops out of Afghanistan before the 2020 elections, a Florida congressman offered a note of caution. 
Both Rubio and Scott believe Colombia, as one of the most proactive nations countering narco-trafficking in the Western Hemisphere, should be certified as a major partner in the fight against illicit drugs.
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and more than 40 GOP colleagues on the Senate in sending a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledging their unwavering support for the United Kingdom as it exits the European Union (EU) in the coming months.