With the new U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) not considering locating its headquarters in the Sunshine State, the entire Florida congressional delegation signed a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on the matter.
With groundbreaking for the new VA facility scheduled for October, the three Florida Republicans proposed naming it “Leo C. Chase, Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.’’
This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., weighed in on foreign policy at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.”
“Afghan translators are vital allies in our missions in the Middle East,” Waltz said on Tuesday. “These are people who not only stood and fought with us – they died with us protecting the United States.
“Veterans are the teachers, engineers, scientists, and inventors who will lead us to a brighter future,” said Klobuchar.
Rubio joined a host of senators including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, in backing the legislation and they pointed to Iran’s support of the Beirut barracks bombing in 1983.
“Servicemembers and their families deserve the best possible health care, and it’s up to Congress to make that happen,” said Moulton who is part of the crowded field running for the Democratic presidential nomination.
“The moment a family hears a knock on the door initiating them into the Gold Star community is a moment which changes their lives forever,” Waltz said on Wednesday morning.
“Currently, veterans receiving health care at the VA are not allowed to discuss marijuana with their health care providers and can be denied their VA benefits if it is discovered that they use marijuana," Gaetz said.
The first time the president visited Panama City Beach, in June 2015, the unemployment rate in Florida was a disappointing 5.5 percent, and Bay County’s unemployment rate was only slightly lower, at 5.4 percent.