Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Demings showcased the “Law Enforcement Protection Act” on Friday and pointed to her background in law enforcement. 
Dunn wrote Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on the matter on Friday, noting that “Amazon’s HQ2 will bring 25,000 jobs and economic opportunity to a new city” and hoping Florida can benefit from New York’s loss. 
Waltz expressed concerns about falling behind in the space race. 
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is doubling down in his efforts to push back against the communist regime in China. Last week, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, teamed up with U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto,...
With President Donald Trump planning to use executive action to fund building a wall on the southern border to control illegal immigration without congressional approval, members of the U.S. House representing Florida took sides on mostly partisan lines. 
Frankel made the announcement that the funds were included in the federal budget that Congress passed to avoid another government shutdown. 
William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush more than a quarter of a century ago, has his old job back as the U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination on a 54-45 vote.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said Trump was setting a bad precedent and wondered if he was  “violating the Constitution” on Thursday though the Florida Republican agreed there was a “crisis” as illegal immigrants come through the border.  New U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., on the other hand, fully backed Trump on the matter. 
Two freshmen representing Florida in the U.S. House are looking to change the federal shutdown process. This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., introduced the “Deadline Enforcement Act” which is his first proposal in Congress. Spano showcased the bill on...
Rubio and other Senate Republicans--including Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Joni Ernst of Iowa and Mike Lee of Utah--met with Trump, an advisor to her father in the White House, to talk about family leave on Wednesday.