Friday, July 10, 2020
Deutsch championed the “Countering Global White Supremacist Terrorism Act" which his office defined as a bill “to strengthen the U.S. government’s counter-terrorism efforts against transnational white supremacy and identity groups.”
With the backing of U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-NC, Rubio introduced the “American Citizen Coronavirus Relief Act" this week, insisting the CARE Act needs to be reformed since it “prohibits U.S. citizens who jointly file taxes with a spouse that does not have a Social Security Number (SSN) from receiving a recovery rebate.”
Waltz signed on to U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s, R-SC, bill, “Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act.” Earlier this week, Senate Democrats stopped the bill from clearing the chamber though it did gain 55 votes.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, introduced a proposal to make the day, which honors the end of slavery due to Union forces issuing an order in Texas freeing slaves in accordance with the Emancipation Proclamation on June 19, 1865, a federal holiday.  
Back in March, Scott brought out a proposal to reform how foreign nationals are trained at American bases. U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is cosponsoring the bill in the U.S. Senate while U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., is championing the bill in the U.S. House with the support of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.
The office of U.S. Attorney for Central Florida U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced that Greenberg is being charged with stalking and the unlawful use of a means of identification of another person. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison.
Shalala, who served as president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, noted the bill “requires reporting on teacher programs that are related to success in the classroom, such as admission standards, clinical preparation requirements, and outcome measures such as placement, retention, and performance. She weighed in on the proposal on Friday. 
Buchanan weighed in on the award on Thursday as he was one of 34 members of Congress to earn the highest ranking from the Humane Society in 2019. 
Rubio and Scott are backing Portman’s “Safeguarding American Innovation Act” which is being backed by more than a dozen senators including U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., Maggie Hassan, D-NH, Thom Tillis, R-NC and Josh Hawley, R-Mo. 
Increasingly in the national spotlight as a potential running for former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., opened up about several topics including her childhood in Jacksonville and reforming the police in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.