Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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. 
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hit the Sunday morning talk shows focused on missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post and a critic of the Saudi regime, who was last seen entering that nation’s consulate in Istanbul last week. 
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is helping lead the charge on Capitol Hill against Saudi Arabia, calling on the Trump administration to hold Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) accountable for the murder of Washington Post columnist...
U.S. Sen, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill, calling for the U.S. to impose sanctions on groups that use human shields including Hamas, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda and ISIS.
Rubio paired up with South Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to write U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer on the matter on Thursday. 
Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis was one of the leading champions of moving the embassy to Jerusalem during his three terms in the House. 
The bill adds “sanctions on government, military, or security officials who have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights abuses.”
Yoho is a possible contender to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., the outgoing chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.