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Ted Deutch, Joe Wilson Welcome Yair Lapid as Israel’s New Prime Minister

With Yair Lapid taking over from Naftali Bennett as Israel’s prime minister, retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., welcomed the new leader. Deutch, the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee,...

Florida Reps Want to Honor Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor With Congressional Gold Medal

Last week, led by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., members of the Florida congressional delegation championed a resolution to honor Benjamin Ferencz—the final surviving Nuremberg prosecutor--with the Congressional Gold Medal. “During World War II, Ferencz...

Florida Congresswoman Tapped to Help Lead the Americans Abroad Caucus

This week, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, announced that U.S. Rep. María Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Dina Titus, D-Nev., are joining her as co-chairs of the Americans Abroad Caucus on Capitol Hill. Maloney and U.S....

Maria Elvira Salazar Backs Bill to Close Loopholes to Stop Cuban, Venezuelan Money Laundering

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., showcased her support of U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski’s, D-NJ, bill “that closes loopholes that kleptocrats from around the world use to launder money in the United...

Greg Steube Wants to Put Sanctions on Firms Working With Taliban on Rare Minerals

This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., brought out the “Taliban Rare Earth Minerals Sanctions Act,” a bill which would “impose sanctions on persons engaging in transactions in Afghanistan's rare earth minerals.” Steube introduced the...
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Florida Congressmen: Time for the EU to Recognize Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, introduced the resolution with the support of U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. Other backers include U.S. Reps. Kathy Manning, D-NC, Peter Meijer, R-Mich., and Joe Wilson, R-SC. 

Ted Deutch Helps Form the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., helped launch the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad. Deutch and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., helped found the new group. "Having a loved...

Rick Scott Backs Marsha Blackburn’s Proposal to Stop Nuclear Deal With Iran

Other backers of Blackburn’s proposal include U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

Ted Deutch, Joe Wilson, Ted Lieu Call on Blinken to End Yemen Blockade

The congressmen insisted ending the blockade will boost Yemen’s economy, de-escalate the conflict, and prevent a worsening humanitarian catastrophe.

Greg Steube Champions Proposals Taking Aim at the Iranian Regime

Steube introduced the “Sanctioning Iranian-Backed Militia Terrorists Act” which will impose sanctions on the Iranian-backed Kata’ib Sayyid al-Shuhada (KSS) in Iraq.

Marco Rubio Brings Back the Foreign Influence Transparency Act Targeting Confucius Institutes

U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio,, Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are backing Rubio’s proposal.
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Marco Rubio, Ted Deutch Bring Back the Libya Stabilization Act

Deutch, the chairman of the U.S. House North Africa and Middle East Subcommittee, first introduced the bill in October 2019. U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, the top Republican on the subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-NJ, cosponsored the bill which cleared the House on a voice vote back in November.