On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis released the “2020 Florida Military and Defense Economic Impact Study" which was commissioned by Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) and the Florida Defense Support Task Force (FDSTF).
This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, introduced the “United States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act” which his office explained on Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the Senate floor on Tuesday about resolution concerning Presidential War Powers.
Mast announced on Monday that he filed the amicus brief with the support of some members of the Florida delegation including U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and Ted Yoho, R-Fla.
Scott visited Belgium and Luxembourg last month to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and honor the soldiers who proudly served our nation during World War II, including the senator’s father.
“The United States is targeting senior Iranian officials for their involvement and complicity in Tuesday’s ballistic missile strikes,” said U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin. “We are also designating Iran’s largest metals manufacturers, and imposing sanctions on new sectors of the Iranian economy including construction, manufacturing, and mining.
Mast, an Army veteran who lost both his legs when serving in Afghanistan, said veterans can share important information and help continue to shape American history.
Rubio paired up with U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., who also serves on the committee, on the “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act." The two have worked before on the matter and were able to pass the measure through the Senate in the “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act” which hasn’t passed the U.S. House. That being the case, the senators are now pushing the aid as a separate bill.
When the President of the United States is summoned by his or her national security team and informed that he or she has a limited window of opportunity in which to prevent an attack that could cost the lives of dozens, if not hundreds, of Americans or U.S. troops.
“Every American should be greatly concerned about last month’s terrorist attack that killed three brave sailors in Florida,” Scott said on Wednesday. “It is unthinkable that any American business would refuse to offer their resources to help get to the bottom of an attack on our nation."