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Florida Congresswomen Call for More Funds for the Office of the Special Envoy to...
At the end of last week, two Florida congresswomen--U.S. Reps. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.--sent a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Antony Blinken “requesting the inclusion of $2 million...
Florida Congresswoman Wants to Reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise
Last week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY, introduced the “Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise Act” with Salazar, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., and U.S. Rep. Young Kim, R-Calif., as co-sponsors. The bill “would reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise (ICWBE), a U.S. government entity charged with coordinating federal resources to help women-owned businesses grow and succeed.”
Ted Deutch Leads Letter Calling on Joe Biden to Do More to Combat Antisemitism
The members ask that the administration swiftly implement the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, develop an inter-agency strategy to combat antisemitism and protect American Jews and to expeditiously nominate an Ambassador at Large to lead the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the State Department.
Ted Deutch Calls Out Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Antisemitic Comments
“They are murderers, to the point that they kill children who are five or six years old. They are murderers, to the point they drag women on the ground to their death and they are murderers, to the point they kill old people,” Erdogan said. “ They only are satisfied by sucking their blood.”
Ted Deutch Remains a Co-Chair of Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism
Back in 2015, then U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., at that time the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., then the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee, helped bring the group back.
Ted Deutch Urges Solicitor General to Review When Holocaust Began as Supreme Court Readies...
“Congress has acted on multiple occasions to provide clarity on Holocaust restitution issues,” Deutch said last week. “History cannot be ignored or rewritten, and I hope the Acting Solicitor General will take into consideration longstanding congressional action and intent. We will continue to support efforts to ease the burden for the recovery of Holocaust-era property.”
Ted Deutch Champions Resolution Honoring the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who leads the U.S. House Ethics Committee and the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, is working with U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY, and U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY, on the resolution.
Brian Mast, Grace Meng Call on DHS to Let Israel Enter Global Entry Program
“Israel is America’s strongest ally and friend in the Middle East and it’s time that Israel is finally permitted to fully participate in our Global Entry program,” Meng said.