At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging the Department of State to maintain the Level 4 Do Not Travel Advisory to Communist China beyond the pandemic, given the ongoing human rights abuses and critical threat to the safety of Americans.
Florida's ports moved almost 112 million tons of cargo valued at $86.6 billion in waterborne trade last year with China, Japan, the Dominican Republic, Brazil and Mexico being the Sunshine State’s top international trade partners.
This week, three Democrats representing South Florida in Congress signed a letter led by U.S. Rep. Albio Sires, D-NJ, to the White House, condemning the Trump administration’s expulsion of Nicaraguan asylum-seekers and urging it to stop collaborating with the Ortega regime to deport Nicaraguans.
Scott wrote U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the matter this week, stressing the alliance and economic ties between the two nations.
“On this day seventy-five years ago, General MacArthur met Japanese officials aboard the USS Missouri to formally accept Japan’s surrender marking the end of World War II and the beginning of a new era for freedom throughout the world,” Posey said on Wednesday. “Many brave Americans made tremendous sacrifices fighting alongside Allied Forces to rid the world of tyranny and ensure the survival of our nation and liberty.”
Yoho, who sits on the U.S. House Agriculture and Foreign Affairs Committees and leads Republicans on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, has ranked as one of Taiwan’s greatest champions on Capitol Hill during his eight years in Congress. He weighed in on Friday on the latest development.
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is one of the chairmen of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus. He and the other chairmen--U.S. Reps. Steve Chabot, Ohio, Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Albio Sires, D-NJ--released a joint statement on the matter on Friday.
Estimates hold that almost 1 million Rohingya, a largely Muslim group, are currently in refugee camps.
With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching, Election Stress Disorder or ESD is at the highest levels in all of history. And this time Americans have to be worried about the very future of democracy itself.
Scott appeared on a phone call with the media on Monday, saying there was going to be a “real contrast” between Trump and the Democratic ticket on economic issues and going over the president’s record.