Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Last year, Rubio joined Democrat U.S. Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware, Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Bob Menendez of New Jersey to bring out the “Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-taking Accountability Act” which “cements in place programs to address hostage-taking, and gives the United States government new tools to rescue hostages and punish their captors.”
Most of the funds--$3.86 million--is going to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office while the West Palm Beach Police Department is getting $57,597 and Palm Beach is getting $15,102.
Demings checks off a number of boxes if paired with some Democrats including former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
“If federal prosecutors re-victimize innocent victims – as Epstein’s horrific plea deal did – they must be held accountable, in a timely fashion,” Wasserman Schultz said. “This legislation would give our justice system vital tools to prevent such gross miscarriages of injustice from being repeated.
On Tuesday, U.S. Reps. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., backed Biden. They had been supporting U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., but she ended her campaign last month.
The poll has Trump ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden 49 percent to 45 percent. Trump leads former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg 49 percent to 44 percent.
Bloomberg announced at the end of last week that U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., was backing his presidential bid. Murphy, one of the leaders of the moderate Blue Dog Caucus on Capitol Hill, had endorsed former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Tex., who bowed out of the race after failing to meet expectations.
On Monday, Pompeo addressed the media and said the U.S. continues to back Guaidó, thanking him “for joining a huge group of countries today who’s working on fighting terrorism all around the world, including in Venezuela.”
“I’m glad the Peace Corps has finally come to its senses and sees Communist China for what it is: the second largest economy in the world and an adversary of the United States,” Scott said.
"Both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the DHS component responsible for protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure, have issued advisories urging U.S. organizations to prepare for potential cyber-attacks in light of Iran’s continued threats and aggression toward America."