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In the end, it was much ado about nothing in Georgia except for political grandstanding. Since the state swung narrowly in Joe Biden’s favor in 2020, Donald Trump vowed to seek revenge. The improbable targets...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “defending the First Amendment to the United States Constitution – the right to freely exercise one’s religion” as efforts to reduce religious service attendance continue due to the pandemic only to see a Democratic senator block it.
Supporters of the legislation insist it will “protect public servants from the rising number of people and groups that call for harassment and violence against public officials with whom they disagree.”
Senate Passes Rubio’s, Scott’s Resolution Condemning NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Honoring Its Victims
The terrorist behind the December attack was a lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force who was training at NAS Pensacola. Back in May, reports emerged that the terrorist was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republican senators in throwing their support behind U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s, R-Ga., “Securing Our Elections Act.”
To date, our nation has conducted an unprecedented level of over 100 million RT-PCR tests to help contain the virus, reopen the economy, and help American families get back to work and school.
In their letter, the senators expressed their strong support for India’s decision to formally invite Australia to participate in the annual Malabar naval exercise. The letter also expresses support for increased coordination among Quad members on non-security issues including humanitarian assistance, vaccine development, and infrastructure investment in the Indo-Pacific region.
Last week, Scott unveiled the “Unnecessary Agency Regulations Reduction Act” which he showcased on Wednesday. The senator’s office insisted the proposal will “reduce burdensome government regulations and create more efficiency by modifying, consolidating, or repealing outdated, duplicative or unnecessary agency regulations.”
The Blue Dot Network brings together members of the public and private sector to promote international infrastructure development.
Other senators who signed the letter include U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, James Lankford, R-Okla., Chris Murphy, D-Ct., David Perdue, R-Ga., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republicans in the U.S. Senate to back a proposal reviewing America’s role in international agencies.
Florida’s Senators Warn State Department, Treasury Against China’s Debt-trap Diplomacy Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
While the senators support efforts to provide aid for developing countries, in a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, they cautioned that the U.S. must be wary of enabling China’s debt-trap diplomacy.
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