Thursday, July 9, 2020
Soto is one of the co-chairmen of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus which defines itself as a “bipartisan group that promotes the future of blockchain technology and shapes the role Congress plays in its development.”
This week, Rubio and Grassley wrote U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Inspector General (IG) Joanne M. Chiedi requesting oversight on potential payments made to U.S. entities with partnerships to genomics companies affiliated with the Chinese government, including WuXi and BGI.
"As Florida works to rein in illegal immigration, we will have a reliable ally in the White House. That’s crucial, because without President Trump’s bold initiatives on border security and internal enforcement, all of Florida’s efforts might come to nothing".
With the support of U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., last week, Rutherford proposed to amend the NDAA “to evaluate the effectiveness of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for female servicemembers.”
This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla. the first Green Beret to serve in Congress and who served as an aide to then-Vice President Dick Cheney, weighed in on continued tensions with Iran.
This week, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, urged U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Esper to continue to maintain the readiness of U.S. forces under Indo-Pacific Command.
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate parted ways on whether Israel did the right thing in banning two Democrats in the U.S. House who have been critical of that nation.
U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., has spent most of the past year calling on the federal government to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was damaged heavily when Hurricane Michael hit Florida back in October.
The senators also pressed House leadership to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation, which is routinely supported by Congress, to ensure producers have access to agriculture assistance.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing an effort on Capitol Hill offering some tax relief for Americans hurt by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and wildfires in California.