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Brian Mast Scores a Win on his Bill Sanctioning Hamas

Although the bill still has to face the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, forty members have lined up as cosponsors.

Ted Yoho Gets Cambodia Democracy Act Through the House Again

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win this week as the U.S. House once again passed his bill adding sanctions on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his supporters.
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Florida Congressmen Reflect on Poway Synagogue Shooting

“Tragically, as we were reminded last week, deadly hatred against the Jewish community did not end with the Holocaust. We must honor their memory by pledging ourselves to stand up to anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred and bigotry,” they said in conclusion.
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Brian Mast Wants Sanctions on Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Mast paired up with the two leaders of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee to introduce the  “Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act" which “imposes sanctions on foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad or their affiliates.”
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Marco Rubio, Kirsten Gillibrand Want State Department to Do More to Fight Anti-Semitism

Noting that Sunday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, to bring back the “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” which would “enhance the State Department’s role in combating and monitoring anti-Semitism around the world.”
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Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack Clears House With Strong Support From Florida

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Penn., brought out the resolution and had the cochairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, as cosponsors. 
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South Florida Congressional Reps Back Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

This week, the two South Florida congressional representatives who help co-chair the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, backed a resolution condemning the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 people at the end of last month. 

Lois Frankel Calls Out Trump’s Handling of NATO

As party of the U.S. Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Frankel left no room for doubt that President Donald Trump’s meeting with other NATO leaders was fresh in her mind and she called out the president on Thursday. 

House Passes Ted Yoho’s Cambodia Democracy Act

The bill adds “sanctions on government, military, or security officials who have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights abuses.”
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