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Mario Diaz-Balart Brings Out ‘13 Folds of Honor Act’ for Flag-Folding Ceremonies

Last week, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., introduced the “13 Folds of Honor Act” which would have a script for flag-folding ceremonies. Supporters of the bill include U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Tex., Kay Granger, R-Tex.,...

Ted Deutch Calls Out Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Antisemitic Comments

“They are murderers, to the point that they kill children who are five or six years old. They are murderers, to the point they drag women on the ground to their death and they are murderers, to the point they kill old people,” Erdogan said. “ They only are satisfied by sucking their blood.”

Ted Deutch Remains a Co-Chair of Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism

Back in 2015, then U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., at that time the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., then the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee, helped bring the group back. 

Mario Diaz-Balart Plans to Use Appropriations Assignments to Help Israel, Take Aim at Cuban,...

Earlier in January, Diaz-Balart announced he was staying on as the top Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee. Last week, he said he was going to serve on the U.S. House Defense and the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittees.
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Florida Democrats on Appropriations Committee Back $66 Billion State and Foreign Operations Bill

On Thursday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee passed on a party-line vote a $66 billion state and foreign operations bill which continues funding the World Health Organization (WHO) and supports expanded abortion rights. 
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Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart Honored by Church World Service for International Aid Efforts

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.”
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Florida Congressmen Reflect on Poway Synagogue Shooting

“Tragically, as we were reminded last week, deadly hatred against the Jewish community did not end with the Holocaust. We must honor their memory by pledging ourselves to stand up to anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred and bigotry,” they said in conclusion.
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John Rutherford Keeps his Seat on House Appropriations Committee

“I am eager to continue my role on the Appropriations Committee to ensure that precious taxpayer dollars are spent wisely while working to promote our national priorities, like a robust national defense, a secure border, and enhanced resources for our veterans,” Rutherford said.

Mario Diaz-Balart Remains Top Republican on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations

The South Florida Republican led that subcommittee from 2015 until the Democrats took over the House at the start of this year. 
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Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack Clears House With Strong Support From Florida

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Penn., brought out the resolution and had the cochairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, as cosponsors. 
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South Florida Congressional Reps Back Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

This week, the two South Florida congressional representatives who help co-chair the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, backed a resolution condemning the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 people at the end of last month. 
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