Rick Scott Brings Back the Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased the “Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act” to “ensure no American taxpayer dollars with be authorized to the territory of Gaza until the president certifies to...
Greg Steube: U.S. Needs to Cut Funds to Jordan Until Hamas Terrorist Handed Over
This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., showcased his bill “to limit U.S. assistance to Jordan until the government of Jordan recognizes the validity of the 1995 extradition treaty between the two countries.” Steube introduced...
Florida’s Senators Vote Against $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill over the opposition of both senators from the Sunshine State. After months of negotiation, the bill cleared the Senate on a 69-30 vote with...
Marco Rubio Urges Senate to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System
Rubio was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, Mike Rounds, R-SD, Joe Manchin, D-WV, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-SD, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., urging them to support Israel’s emergency request of “$1 billion in security assistance in order to replenish and prepare its Iron Dome missile defense system for a future conflict.”
Florida Senators: Time to Stop Funding UNRWA Until it Ends Anti-American, Anti-Israel Activities
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch’s bill “outlines a comprehensive approach to cease U.S. contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), unless the U.S. Secretary of State certifies to Congress that UNRWA no longer employs, or is associated with terrorist organizations, no longer allows its facilities to be used by terrorist organizations, allows independent audits of its finances, and no longer publishes anti-American or anti-Israel materials.”
Three South Florida Democrats Call Out Ilhan Omar for Comparing the U.S., Israel to...
At the start of last week, Omar insisted "we have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban" and that “we must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity.”
Greg Steube Presses Antony Blinken on Biden Administration’s Policies With Hamas and Iran
“America’s foreign policy strategy must fully defend our allies and support stability in the Middle East,” Steube said. “Without being able to ensure that U.S. assistance to Gaza or the Palestinian Authority will not be used to fund global terrorism or get funneled to our adversaries in Iran, the Biden Administration is recklessly trying to abandon our Israeli allies and risking all Americans’ security.”
Marco Rubio Brings Back Proposal to Sanction Supporters of Palestinian Terrorism
According to Rubio’s office, the bill “would impose sanctions against foreign individuals, entities, and governments that provide support to Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and other Palestinian terrorist groups that just spent weeks launching more than 4,000 rockets at Israeli civilians” and “requires the president to submit to Congress an assessment of whether critical foreign countries are doing enough to counter the fundraising, financing, and money laundering activities of Palestinian terrorist groups.”
Rick Scott Champions the Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act” to “ensure no American taxpayer dollars with be authorized to the territory of Gaza until the president certifies to Congress that these funds can be spent without benefitting terrorist organizations.”
Marco Rubio: If Biden Wants a Nuclear Deal With Iran, He Needs to Send...
Rubio paired up with U.S. Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wy., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, on an amendment which “would ensure the proper constitutional check by requiring that the President submit to Congress any renewed nuclear deal with Iran as a treaty" and “reaffirms the Senate’s role of advice and consent, as well as prevents waiving, suspending, reducing or limiting the application of sanctions before the Senate has concurred.” Johnson took the lead in filing the amendment.
Florida Republican Congressman Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Holocaust Comments
“I share the sentiment of many of my colleagues that the mask mandate in the House chamber is unfounded and un-scientific. As a fully vaccinated individual, and with most members of Congress having received both doses, it is entirely safe for us to do the people’s work without masks. That argument can be, and must be, made without egregiously drawing comparisons to the worst form of genocide in history,” Gimenez added.
Marco Rubio: U.S. Needs to Help Israel Resupply Iron Dome Quickly
Rubio backed U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty’s, R-Tenn., “Emergency Resupply for Iron Dome Act” which would “authorize the Executive Branch to redirect U.S. foreign assistance to help Israel replenish its highly-effective missile defense interceptors.”
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