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U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, introduced the resolution with the support of U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. Other backers include U.S. Reps. Kathy Manning, D-NC, Peter Meijer, R-Mich., and Joe Wilson, R-SC.
The total number of victims whose personal information was compromised is more than the entire population of the European Union, and almost two-thirds larger than the entire U.S. population.
Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Reps. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., wrote a letter to Acting U.S. Trade Representative, Maria Pagan, expressing concerns over retaliatory tariffs placed by the European Union (EU) on U.S. agricultural products, particularly Florida grapefruits.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, said they continued to recognize interim President Juan Guaidó as the leader of Venezuela instead of the Maduro regime.
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.
On Thursday, as expected, Gov. Ron DeSantis tapped Dr. Julia Nesheiwat to be Florida’s first Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) who will be in charge of looking at how the state will deal with the “environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise.”
“Chavez and Maduro kept the Cuban regime afloat for decades, and now Cuban operators are keeping the Maduro regime in power,” Scott said.
Rooney wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday “urging the administration to encourage and incentivize our allies in Canada and Europe to cease doing business with GAESA, the front organization owned by the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces..."