Tuesday, May 26, 2020
At the end of last week, three South Florida Democrats in Congress--U.S. Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Donna Shalala and Debbie Wasserman Schultz--wrote a letter urging President Donald Trump to appoint a National Security Advisor that will take the crisis in Venezuela seriously and urge swift granting of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans currently residing in the United States.
Three members of the Florida congressional delegation are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to offer tax incentives so more Americans will support charities helping victims of Hurricane Dorian.
The proposal would extend the current agreement--which has been in place for almost two decades until 2030.
Last week, a South Florida congressman applauded the Organization of American States (OAS) for continuing its efforts against the Maduro regime.
With Nicolas Maduro, the leader of the Venezuelan regime, planning to travel to New York later this month for a United Nations General Assembly meeting, a senator from Florida called on the federal government to deny him a visa.
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a host of fellow senators this week in calling on the Trump administration to watch U.S .export controls to Hong Kong.
From his perch as chairman of the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded the Organization of American States (OAS) for getting tougher with the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
A majority of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House are calling on President Donald Trump to expedite, waive or suspend certain visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian who are seeking shelter with relatives in the U.S.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was part of a group of congressional leaders who sounded the alarm about freedom of the press in Cambodia last week as two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists are facing charges in that nation.
Three members of the South Florida congressional delegation who sit on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee are calling on the federal government to do more to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian.