Sunday, August 18, 2019
Although the bill still has to face the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, forty members have lined up as cosponsors.
Two new polls show a large number of Democrats believe there is a border crisis and back a census question about citizenship--despite the rhetoric of their elected officials.
Deutch teamed up with U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, the top Republican on the subcommittee, to introduce the bill earlier this year.
Rubio and Frankel wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on the matter on Monday. Besides the two members of the Florida delegation, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., led the letter.
Scott took aim at an op-ed from Kate Cronin-Furmanin in which she weighed in on detention of children who arrived in the U.S. illegally and called for public shaming of border officials. 
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win this week as the U.S. House once again passed his bill adding sanctions on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his supporters.
With scientists genetically editing embryos, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is pushing for international ethical standards for gene-editing and offering more warnings about communist China.
A Republican congressman from Florida has been named to a group of congressional representatives working with Mexican legislators. U.S. House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., named U.S. Rep. Ross Spano to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) on Thursday.
Demings was part of a group including U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mary., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., which visited Denmark, Hungary and Luxembourg.
On Wednesday, Rubio paired up with U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to bring out “the Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Review Act” (SADRA). The bill would have the executive branch examine the connections between the two nations.