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Marco Rubio: Don’t Transfer Prisoners in Guantanamo Bay to Taliban Controlled Afghanistan

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the vice-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, brought out the “Preventing Terrorist Transfers to Afghanistan Act.” The bill has the support of some of the...

Rick Scott Calls for More Accountability for the IMF

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his proposed “IMF Accountability Act." The bill, which Scott introduced last month, “would prevent the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from allocating Special Drawing Rights (SDR) or providing...

Florida Republicans on House Foreign Affairs Committee Mark Six-Month Anniversary of Fall of Kabul

On Tuesday, three Florida Republicans on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committees--U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, Maria Elvira Salazar and Greg Steube--joined Republicans on the committee in issuing the following joint statement on the six-month...

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio: Senate Hearing on Afghanistan Withdrawal Needs to Be Public

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., led 17 of his Republican colleagues in the U.S. Senate on a letter U.S. Sens. Jack Reed, D-RI, and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairmen of the Senate...
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Barney Bishop:‭ ‬America is Militarily Weak Because of Joe Biden‭

Most Americans have only heard about Ukraine in recent years because it was part of the laughable second impeachment effort against‭ ‬then-President Donald Trump. It’s laughable because Trump didn’t do anything worse than what Hunter...

Rick Scott Wants a Committee to Investigate Withdrawal of U.S. Forces From Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution to create “a bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Afghanistan, composed of members of the House and Senate, to conduct a full investigation into President...
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Greg Steube Wants to Put Sanctions on Firms Working With Taliban on Rare Minerals

This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., brought out the “Taliban Rare Earth Minerals Sanctions Act,” a bill which would “impose sanctions on persons engaging in transactions in Afghanistan's rare earth minerals.” Steube introduced the...
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Florida’s Senators Back GOP’s Comprehensive Afghanistan Legislation

Both of Florida’s U.S. senators--Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined 20 of their GOP colleagues this week in backing U.S. Sen. Jim Risch’s, R-Idaho, “Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act" which, they...

Marco Rubio Continues to Push Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to showcase his proposal to “provide presumptive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to service members who have deployed and have illnesses due to exposure to...

Joe Biden’s Numbers Drop as Summer Winds Down

At the beginning of the summer, President Joe Biden had job approval ratings in the middle 50s but those numbers have been erased over the last two months. Last month, a USAToday/ Suffolk University poll...

Florida Delegation Weighs in as U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan

With U.S. troops leaving Afghanistan this week after almost 20 years in that nation, members of the Florida congressional delegation offered their takes. “Last night in Kabul, the United States ended 20 years of war...

Marco Rubio Demands to Know Why Biden Administration Sharing Intelligence With the Taliban

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the vice-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sent a letter...
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