“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.”
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.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined more than 40 other Republicans in the U.S. Senate in sending a letter to President Joe Biden, calling on him to immediately end negotiations with Iran, and make clear that sanctions relief will not be provided, especially as that nation continues to support Hamas which is continuing to launch terrorist attacks against Israel.
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., praised Israel and called for the Biden administration to do more to support that nation.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to support a resolution “condemning Iran’s government for persecuting the 300,000 members of the Baha’i faith.” U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oreg., introduced the resolution on Wednesday with...
Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack, Scott Franklin, Greg Stuebe and Michael Waltz backed the proposed sanctions unveiled by former U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., the chairman of the Republican Study Committee.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he was supporting the “Protecting Military Installations and Ranges Act” from U.S. Send. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
Other backers of Blackburn’s proposal include U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.
The proposal garnered differing responses from two key members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill.
Back in February, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “expressing opposition to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and urging President Biden to work with Congress and refuse to re-join the deal without significant reform” that he introduced back in February.
Over the weekend, Scott came out swinging at the agreement which the Trump administration ended.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Pat Toomey, R-Penn., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, sent a letter to President Joe Biden outlining Republican policy on effectively addressing the challenge posed by Iran as the administration seeks to re-engage with the Iranian regime.