Thursday, October 17, 2019
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...
Taking part in a trade mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom spearheaded by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced on Wednesday that four Irish companies will be doing more business in the Sunshine State.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce launches its Business Development and Trade Mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom with an event in Dublin on Monday. 
Rubio is the chairman of the CECC and a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. He and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, the cochairman of the CECC, held a hearing on “The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China” on Wednesday. 
The agreement, which was signed on Monday, will take effect in the spring. 
Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wy., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., Chris Murphy, D-Ct., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, in bringing out a resolution condemning the attacks and calling for the release of Ukrainian sailors.
Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  
Rubio backed the White House for imposing sanctions on 17 Saudis under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act this week. Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi regime, was killed gruesomely when he went into the Saudi embassy in Istanbul last month. 
Earlier in October, Rubio joined Young and Gardner in calling on Trump to investigate the Saudi role in Khashoggi’s death and consider sanctions. 
Yoho is a possible contender to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., the outgoing chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.