Gaetz introduced the ‘‘Doolittle Raiders Post Office Building” bill this week in commemoration of the 79th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid during World War II.
Yondongiin Otgonbayar, the Mongolian ambassador to the U.S., presented Yoho the award this week at an event at the Mongolian embassy. The award was given to Yoho “in appreciation for his excellent contribution in the development of the U.S.-Mongolian foreign relations”
Last month, President Joe Biden signed an executive order establishing a crash review of U.S. supply chains for four critical materials: semiconductors, large batteries (necessary for vehicle production), rare earth minerals and pharmaceuticals.
Last summer, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and then U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who was on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, joined U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., in bringing out the proposal.
Fujisue has been a leader of the campaign to encourage Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to join the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats. In addition to the dangerous and inhumane conditions of unregulated wildlife and live animal markets, these animals may be ill, tortured, and slaughtered in close proximity to humans, which can facilitate zoonotic disease transmission. In the 2018 Farm Bill, Hastings championed a federal prohibition, ensuring the United States’ leadership in the pursuit of a global ban.
Recent media reports have stated that leaders in Japan have “privately” concluded that they are too concerned about the pandemic for the 2021 Olympics to take place.
“On this day seventy-five years ago, General MacArthur met Japanese officials aboard the USS Missouri to formally accept Japan’s surrender marking the end of World War II and the beginning of a new era for freedom throughout the world,” Posey said on Wednesday. “Many brave Americans made tremendous sacrifices fighting alongside Allied Forces to rid the world of tyranny and ensure the survival of our nation and liberty.”
At the end of last week, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Yoho, who leads Republicans on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, joined U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., on the proposal.