Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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. 
The two Florida Republicans are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to ensure Congress plays a role if the Trump administration decides to help Saudi Arabia with its efforts to achieve nuclear weapons.
In the letter, Rubio pointed to the Maduro regime’s ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) and Hizballah.
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.
Wexford Strategies brought on Chris Quinn as the vice president of international affairs, noting he would “be responsible for business development and advocacy strategies for international based clients who need assistance in the United States as well as assisting American companies who wish to engage abroad” in his new post.
Deutch teamed up with U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, the top Republican on the subcommittee, to introduce the bill earlier this year.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--teamed up on Wednesday to urge President Donald Trump to waive or suspend certain visa requirements for Bahamian citizens with relatives residing in the United States.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who leads the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, threw his support behind the Trump administration imposing sanctions on leaders of the Maduro regime in Venezuela and on Raúl Castro, the former leader of communist Cuba.