From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded additional sanctions on members of the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Rubio and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act” which, they insist, “would assist veterans re-entering the workforce by directing the National Science Foundation to encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).”
I am a former Army Ranger. After two tours of Vietnam, I can attest to all that we sacrificed. We lost friends and families. We lost limbs. We lost years of our carefree youth. In many cases, we lost the ability ever again to feel completely safe and whole. We lost our innocence.
"This is an instrumental step in the ultimate formation of the United States Space Force as the sixth branch of the military,” Waltz’s office noted.
Gabbard, currently a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, introduced the “Post-9/11 Veteran Business Acceleration Act” last week with the support of U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla.
Back in March, Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress and a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, introduced the “SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act.”
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., who served as the vice-chairman of the U.S. House Veterans House Committee when the GOP controlled the chamber, and freshman U.S. Mike Levin, D-Calif., hosted a hearing on “Combating Veteran Homelessness in the Tampa Bay Area.
Last week, Bilirakis paired up with U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., to bring out the “Major Richard Star Act.”
Crist introduced the “Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act” and his office offered some of the rationale behind the proposal.
On Monday, Bilirakis showcased his support for the “ VA Clinical Training in Evidence-based treatments And Military (TEAM) Culture Act” which U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., introduced last week. U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., is also backing the proposal.