Most Republicans in the Florida delegation kept away from the matter on Tuesday but there was one prominent exception.
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is leading a host of legislators--including several from Florida--in calling on the Trump administration to crack down on leaders of the Oretga regime in Nicaragua.
With the help of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who is running for governor of Florida, brought out a bill protecting businesses from boycotts targeting Israel.
“I just spent two weeks at home in North Florida. No one is talking impeachment,” Waltz said.
The agreement, which was signed on Monday, will take effect in the spring.
On Tuesday, Mucarsel-Powell unveiled the “Humanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act” which “would call on the Trump Administration to form a long-term humanitarian aid strategy; provide up to $150 million in humanitarian aid directly to the Venezuelan people; and direct the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to make increased humanitarian assistance a priority of the international community.”
Not surprisingly, DeSantis garnered the applause of officials he appointed to his administration. Just as predictably, DeSantis drew jeers and fire from the left.
Mast, who served in Afghanistan where he lost both his legs and later volunteered with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), noted that 14 million Syrians have fled their country as that nation has been torn apart by civil war for the past eight years.
Diaz-Balart joined U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., held an event in Doral on Friday.
On Tuesday, Rubio spoke with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge at a Rule of Law Defense Event and weighed in on the Left’s efforts to boycott Israel and now states looking to embrace pro-life bills.