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Rick Scott: Time to Defund Amnesty International for Embracing Anti-Semitism, Bashing Israel

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to prevent Amnesty International from receiving taxpayer-funded federal assistance and benefits from the United States government.” Scott pointed to reports that found “Amnesty International, which...

Senate Passes Resolution Backed by Florida Delegation Supporting Cuban Democracy Activists

This week, the U.S. Senate passed without opposition a resolution from U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., “supporting José Daniel Ferrer and other Cuban democracy activists, and condemning the brutal torture, unjust imprisonment and severe...

Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Have Labor Department Investigate Amazon

Pointing to a report from the New York Times, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged President Joe Biden to have the U.S. Department of Labor investigate Amazon. The New York Times report found...
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Rick Scott, Byron Donalds Lead the Charge on Capitol Hill to Impose Tougher Sanctions...

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., are leading the charge on Capitol Hill “to hold the illegitimate communist Cuban regime accountable through severe sanctions and unprecedented financial pressure.” This week,...

Rick Scott Wants a Committee to Investigate Withdrawal of U.S. Forces From Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution to create “a bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Afghanistan, composed of members of the House and Senate, to conduct a full investigation into President...
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Marco Rubio Introduces Bill to Stop Federal Funds for Teaching Critical Race Theory

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a proposal that would “prohibit federal funding to promote divisive concepts, such as Critical Race Theory, under the priorities outlined in the U.S. Department of Education’s...
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Marco Rubio Offers Proposal to Have Education Department Investigate Critical Race Theory in the...

Rubio is also backing the “Stop Critical Race Theory Act” and the “Combating Racist Training in the Military Act” from U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”

Rick Scott Brings Out the Federal Debt Emergency Control Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Federal Debt Emergency Control Act,” insisting it will help “rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending and provide a concrete path forward to tackle the nation’s nearly $30 trillion debt.”
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Rick Scott Offers Resolution Calling Critical Race Theory a ‘Prejudicial Ideological Tool’

Scott introduced the resolution at the end of last month with the support of U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Mike Braun, R-Ind. 
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Dan Webster Brings Back the Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the bill in the U.S. Senate at the end of last month. Rubio has been pushing the “Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act” since 2018 and he reintroduced it this week.
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Rick Scott Continues the Fight to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget

“There is no reason members of Congress should be held to a different standard than any other American family or business. In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. Our No Budget, No Pay bill simply requires Congress to pass an annual budget and meet appropriations bill deadlines, or forgo their taxpayer-funded salaries until the job is done. Accountability shouldn’t be controversial,” Scott said.