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At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging her to join efforts to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights.
Scott urged President Joe Biden to help move the Olympic games, noting that the White House had no problem with Major League Baseball (MLB) moving the All Star Game out of Georgia due to its opposition of the state’s new voting law.
Scott has made similar requests of President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to join efforts in his country and around the world to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights.
In January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Huawei will be allowed to supply up to 35 percent of the United Kingdom’s 5G communications infrastructure, despite the significant security concerns related to Huawei.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, to urge members of the United Kingdom’s National Security Council (NSC) to reject Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company, in its 5G infrastructure. All three senators are members of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
"I write to urge the United Kingdom, our closest ally, not to include Huawei Technologies or other Chinese state-directed telecommunications company products in your fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications network infrastructure. As you know, Huawei is not a standard private-sector company."
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and more than 40 GOP colleagues on the Senate in sending a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledging their unwavering support for the United Kingdom as it exits the European Union (EU) in the coming months.