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Other senators who signed the letter include U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, James Lankford, R-Okla., Chris Murphy, D-Ct., David Perdue, R-Ga., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $100 billion proposal trying to position the federal government to respond to the coronavirus outbreak and help Americans impacted by the economic downturn that has accompanied it.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, has thrown his support behind U.S. Sen. James Lankford’s, R-Okla., proposal to eliminate fines for small businesses for first-time paperwork violations with some exceptions.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has reeled in the support of two members of the U.S. Senate to “hold the FBI accountable for its failures to address critical deficiencies in its handling of actionable intelligence on the perpetrators of mass violence.”
Church World Service honored U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and eight other members of Congress for “their leadership on humanitarian and poverty-focused international aid and protecting the U.S. refugee resettlement program.”
Mast, who served in Afghanistan where he lost both his legs and later volunteered with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), noted that 14 million Syrians have fled their country as that nation has been torn apart by civil war for the past eight years.