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After Pensacola Terrorist Connected to Al Qaeda, Florida Republicans Push Bill Reforming Training for...
After news broke that the terrorist behind the attack at NAS Pensacola was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative., Republicans in the Florida doubled down on their proposal to reform how foreign...
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined other Republicans in the U.S. Senate in sending a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) requesting information ahead of a congressional hearing to investigate the WHO’s role in helping Communist China cover up information regarding the threat of the coronavirus.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined other Republican senators on Monday in calling on the Trump administration to address the crackdown of free speech in China and in countries across four continents including Turkey, Bangladesh, Niger and Cambodia, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Secure U.S. Bases Act requires a thorough vetting process before a foreign student enters the U.S.; creates a special, limited visa for foreign students; and establishes a review process so that DOD is not operating training programs in the U.S. that would be better operated abroad,” Scott’s office noted.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has the approval of 48 percent of Florida voters while 33 percent disapprove of him and 19 percent are not sure about him. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has the approval of 47 percent of Florida voters while 36 percent disapprove of him and 18 percent are not sure.
Rubio and several other Republican senators--U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Joni Ernst of Iowa, James Lanford of Oklahoma, Martha McSally of Arizona and Mitt Romney of Utah--backed Graham’s resolution.
Last week, Scott introduced the Improving and Reinstating the Monitoring, Prevention, Accountability, Certification, and Transparency Provisions of Opportunity Zones (IMPACT) Act with Rubio and Republican U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Todd Young of Indiana, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Cory Gardner of Colorado as cosponsors.