Thursday, November 26, 2020
Last week, U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and Ro Khanna, D-Calif., led a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft calling for the administration to prioritize the worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen and to support productive measures to expedite needed assistance to the Yemeni people. Deutch is the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee. 
Robert Bilsky is a Libertarian who strongly believes in individual freedom. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.  While working in the defense industry as a systems engineer, he received numerous trade secrets and awards.  Robert founded his own company in 1990 becoming a successful real estate broker and investor.
Yoho rounded up more than 30 cosponsors for the resolution including U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and Brian Mast, R-Fla. 
Soto brought out the “Helping Adults Protect Immunity (HAPI) Act” at the start of last month and weighed in on it on Friday. 
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus concerning Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization’s second session of the World Health Assembly (WHA).
While the NDAA is expected to top $740 million, much of the attention will be on proposals to rename military bases after Confederate leaders. President Donald Trump has threatened to veto any proposal which renames those bases. 
On Wednesday, Steube introduced the “Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Visa Disclosure Act," a bill “which would require aliens applying for certain United States visas to disclose if they receive funds from the Government of the People’s Republic of China or the Chinese Communist Party.”
“Senator Scott came into contact with someone after returning to Florida on Friday evening (11/13) who subsequently tested positive, and has been quarantining at his home in Naples since then. He took multiple negative rapid tests earlier in the week, but a PCR test he took Tuesday came back positive this morning,” the senator’s office noted. 
Scott weighed in on his new Senate office team on Thursday. 
Deutch, the chairman of the U.S. House North Africa and Middle East Subcommittee, introduced the bill in October 2019. U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, the top Republican on the subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-NJ, cosponsored the bill which cleared the House on a voice vote.