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.
Supporters of the legislation were desperate to tell the public that the measure, which ensures that city employees cannot ask about immigration status, did not make Orlando a sanctuary city.
While U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is a key ally to President Donald Trump, the Panhandle congressman has made it clear that he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to use the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed in 2001 and 2002 against Iran.
The planned 20-foot-high physical barrier, utilizing extensive high-tech measures, will complement the already-under-construction northern smart fence between Israel and Lebanon, which is proceeding at a feverish pace.
Rubio unveiled the “Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Border Security and Disaster Relief Act,” insisting it “would secure our southern border and provide much-needed disaster relief.”
"With threats from Iran, the Assad regime, and their terrorist proxies building to Israel’s north, it is imperative that the United States do everything in its power to ensure Israel’s security."
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., released his list of priorities to be addressed in any potential Phase 4 coronavirus aid agreement, which include much-needed fiscal reforms and efforts to hold China accountable.
At the end of last week, Yoho introduced the “Enforcing Accountability and Transparency in International Trade Act.” The congressman’s office offered some of the rationales behind the proposal.