Friday, July 23, 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. 
Sturgill has been a supporter of amnesty on the campaign trail but now says that coming to America comes with a price--and that his plan will not be amnesty.
President Donald Trump’s plan for a “full and rapid” withdrawal from Syria is drawing fire from members of the Florida delegation on both sides of the aisle. 
From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., who served as a Green Beret, is pushing for answers on how powerful Islamic State (ISIS) terrorism is even as the Trump administration continues to make plans to take military personnel out of Syria. 
The senators urged the Coast Guard “to implement a comprehensive strategy to procure the necessary fleet of icebreakers to ensure the U.S. is able to defend itself and its allies, and maintain assured access to the Arctic Sea theater.”
On Monday, the RNC wanted to know where U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Donna Shalala, D-Fla., stood on impeachment. 
Rubio joined a host of senators including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, in backing the legislation and they pointed to Iran’s support of the Beirut barracks bombing in 1983.
U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., who served in the Army including in Iraq, came out swinging at an amendment from U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force against Iran without congressional authorization.”