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Last week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.., brought out the “Keep Food Local and Affordable Act” which, he insists, will “combat the recent rise in food prices experienced across the country due to historic...
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...
Joining Rubio and Sinema were U.S. Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, John Boozman, R-Ariz., Roy Blunt, R-Mo, and John Hoeven, R-ND.
Rubio introduced the bill this week with Scott’s support. During the decade he has been in the U.S. Senate, Rubio has championed the bill, backing former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s, D-Fla., proposal before becoming the sponsor after Scott defeated that Democrat back in 2018.
Rubio and Scott joined five other senators, including U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in opposing the nomination as 92 senators voted to confirm Vilsack.
Supporters of the legislation insist it will “protect public servants from the rising number of people and groups that call for harassment and violence against public officials with whom they disagree.”
“The resolution promotes the importance of early detection of lung cancer to help save lives. It also recognizes the need for research to improve early diagnosis, screening and treatment,” Rubio’s office noted.
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