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Florida Delegation Backs Extending Medicare Coverage of Telehealth Services Through 2024

Last week, the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s, R-Wy., “Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act.” The bill extends Medicare coverage of telehealth services through the end of 2024. The House passed the measure on...

Florida Delegation Breaks on Party Lines Over Censuring Paul Gosar for Sharing Video Targeting...

This week, the U.S. House voted to censure U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., for sharing a video on social media with a cartoon showing him killing U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and attacking President...

Carlos Gimenez Wants an Inspector General Investigation in Biden Withdrawing From Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “demanding a full Inspector General investigation into President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw from Afghanistan." Gimenez weighed in on the resolution after bringing it out...

Marco Rubio, Florida GOP Reps Call on Pentagon to Establish Rare Earth Metallurgical Cooperative

This week, members of the Florida delegation signed a letter from U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-WV., in sending U.S. Defense Sec. Lloyd Austin urging him to work with President Joe Biden to establish a...

Scott Franklin, Michael Waltz, Liz Cheney Don’t Want Taliban as Part of Afghanistan Government

On Monday, two congressmen from the Sunshine State--Republican U.S. Reps. Scott Franklin and Michael Waltz--teamed up with U.S. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., in warning the Biden administration about including the Taliban in any power-sharing deal as the U.S. pulls its troops out of that nation.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Have Questions About Disney Filming Mulan in China

Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and co-chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), led the letter which was also signed by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ted Cruz, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and other congressional members from both sides of the aisle.

Marco Rubio, Brian Mast Urge DOJ to Make Al Jazeera Register as a Foreign...

In their letter to DOJ, the lawmakers noted examples of Al Jazeera’s activities that align closely with the priorities of the Qatari government. The letter also notes that other foreign state-owned media organizations with similar fact patterns and reach into the United States have recently been required to register as foreign agents.

Republicans in the Florida Congressional Delegation Express Continued Support of Israel

The top Republicans in the U.S. House--including U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., who leads the House Republican Conference--sent a letter to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. More than 110 House Republicans signed the letter.

Marco Rubio Wants to Name Street Outside Chinese Embassy After Coronavirus Whistleblower

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is behind a bill to rename the street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after Dr. Li Wenliang, the doctor who warned the world about coronavirus despite pressure from the Chinese regime.

Michael Waltz: We Need to Stop Federal, Military Retirement Funds Going to China

Waltz introduced his proposal on Friday which his office noted “would ban the Federal Retirement Investment Board (FRTIB) – all five of whom were appointed by President Barack Obama – from steering military and federal employees’ retirement contributions to China.”

Mike Waltz Backs Ensuring a Secure Afghanistan Act

This week, Waltz joined Banks, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, in pushing the proposal. Waltz served as an aide to Cheney’s father former Vice President Dick Cheney focused on counterterrorism.