Wednesday, June 16, 2021
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., honored the ninth anniversary of the death of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá this week by backing a bill from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to change the name...
This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., continued his push to keep manatees covered under the Endangered Species Act. At the start of 2018, Buchanan protested the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to downgrade manatees from “endangered” to...
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, urged U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to make use of all available diplomatic tools to confront the Ortega regime’s tactics to secure power and undermine fundamental rights in Nicaragua. Citing...
This week, a congressman from the Sunshine State introduced “censure resolution condemning and censuring” four Democrats in the U.S. House “for defending foreign terrorist organizations and using rhetoric which contributed to anti-Semitic attacks across the United States.” U.S. Rep. Michael...
Florida’s two U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are backing a proposal to ensure that any nuclear deal with Iran has to go through the U.S. Senate for approval. Last week, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., introduced the “Iran Nuclear Treaty...
U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, on a bill “ to strengthen American manufacturing supply chain resilience and reduce our dependence on foreign powers like China for critically-needed products.: Ryan introduced the “Critical...
With his usual directness and humility, former Kansas senator and Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole, 97, announced in February that he is suffering from lung cancer. It was the second time he had announced a cancer diagnosis, but less exceptional...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, Patrick Leahy D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Todd Young, R-Ind., and Bill Cassidy, R-La. in sending a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging his...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued the fight to pass his proposal giving survivors of terrorist attacks automatic deferments on their student loans. Rubio first introduced the “Terrorism Survivors Student Loan Deferment Act” back in September 2016 after...
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., recognized the heroic actions of Chase Poust, 7, in an official Congressional statement for the record. Chase’s actions saved the lives of his dad, Steven, and younger sister, Abigail,...