"Since this misguided policy was first announced, I have engaged with Airbnb executives and urged them to reconsider their misguided and discriminatory plan,” Deutch said on Tuesday. “I applaud the company's move to reverse that position.”
“Chavez and Maduro kept the Cuban regime afloat for decades, and now Cuban operators are keeping the Maduro regime in power,” Scott said.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called on the administration to enact Title III earlier this week and his office weighed in on what such an action would do.
With President Donald Trump planning to use executive action to fund building a wall on the southern border to control illegal immigration without congressional approval, members of the U.S. House representing Florida took sides on mostly partisan lines.
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.
Rubio paired up with fellow U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee member U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., to bring out the “No Nuclear Weapons for Saudi Arabia Act” on Wednesday.
The senators paired up again this week to press U.S. Energy Sec. Rick Perry--briefly a rival to Rubio in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries--on the matter, as the Energy Department grows increasingly open to helping Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions.
Rubio paired up with Senate Democrats Ed Marley of Massachusetts and Ron Wyden of Oregon on Wednesday to showcase the “Saudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act” which would make the State Department “report on religious intolerance in education materials and curriculums distributed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."
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.
In the letter, Rubio pointed to the Maduro regime’s ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) and Hizballah.