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Members of the Florida congressional delegation are lining up behind a resolution calling for the release of Jose Daniel Ferrer, who is pushing for more democracy in Cuba, and other political prisoners held by the communist regime of that island nation.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires, D-NJ, wrote Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission at the European Union, commending her for convening a solidarity conference on the Venezuelan migrant crisis and underscoring the need for additional support for Venezuelan migrants throughout the region.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was part of a group of congressional leaders who sounded the alarm about freedom of the press in Cambodia last week as two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists are facing charges in that nation.
Although the bill still has to face the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, forty members have lined up as cosponsors.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win this week as the U.S. House once again passed his bill adding sanctions on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his supporters.
A Republican congressman from Florida has been named to a group of congressional representatives working with Mexican legislators. U.S. House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., named U.S. Rep. Ross Spano to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) on Thursday.
“The United States must continue to enhance our strategic relationship with Taiwan against an increasingly aggressive China,” Rubio said. “Taiwan is an important democratic partner whose security is critical to advancing America’s national security interests in the Indo-Pacific.”
Mast paired up with the two leaders of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee to introduce the “Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act" which “imposes sanctions on foreign persons, agencies and governments that assist Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad or their affiliates.”
With more than 1,400 dead in Indonesia due to the recent earthquake and tsunami, a key congressional leader from Florida said the U.S. is prepared to help in that country’s recovery.
Mast is considered a top target for Democrats in as they look to flip the House.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., a top target for Democrats in November, introduced a bill this month that he says will help secure the border. Last week, Mast unveiled the "Secure Border Communications Act”...
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