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Marco Rubio: Time to Ban Tik Tok in the U.S

Pointing to reports that TikTok is exposing U.S. users’ data and pointing to the app’s connections with the Chinese regime, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for a national ban of Tik...

Florida Republicans Back Mike Gallagher’s Genocide Games Act

With the Winter Olympics continuing in China, six Republicans in the Florida delegation are backing U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher’s “Genocide Games Act.” The bill “would impose Global Magnitsky sanctions on IOC officials if athletes, fans,...

Marco Rubio: Time to Impose Sanctions if China Doesn’t Allow Investigation of COVID-19‘s Origins

“The Chinese Communist Party does not want a full, forensic investigation into the origins of COVID-19,” Rubio said. “If they did, it would have happened at some point during the last 18 months. Instead of hoping the Chinese authorities will suddenly cooperate, the United States needs to compel them to cooperate. 
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Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Want July 21 to be Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Brian Mast’s office stressed how deadly glioblastoma can be, noting it is the “most aggressive, difficult to treat and deadly brain tumor that results in the death of 10,000 Americans every year.”

Florida Congressmen Want ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’

Sánchez has been pushing the idea since 2003 and she weighed in on last week on why she continues to espouse it.

Stephanie Murphy Wants Businesses to Get Federal Tax Credit for COVID Tests, PPE, Disinfecting...

Rice introduced the “Healthy Workplaces Act” last week with Murphy as a co-sponsor. Other original backers include U.S. Reps. Darrin LaHood, R-Ill., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. Two other congressmen--U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Ronny Jackson, R-Texas--threw their support their bill later last week.

Florida’s Senators Back Proposal Keeping Companies Tied to Chinese Regime From Accessing U.S. Markets

Rubio brought back the bill on Wednesday with Scott’s support. Other backers include Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, John Kennedy of Louisiana and Ben Sasse of Nebraska.

Rick Scott Brings Back Drone Security Proposal

Back in September 2019, Scott unveiled the “American Security Drone Act” and reeled in the support of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who cosponsored the measure.

Rick Scott Renews Push to Crack Down on Chinese Drones

Scott cheered the Commerce Department for adding more than 75 companies, including Chinese-drone company DJI, on the Entity List for “actions deemed contrary to the national security or foreign policy interest of the United States” including supporting the Chinese regime and corporate espionage. 

Rick Scott’s Drone Security Proposal Introduced in House by Mike Gallagher, Ted Yoho

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s, R-Fla., proposal to ensure the federal government doesn’t buy drones from countries considered national security threats–including China and Iran--is gaining traction on Capitol Hill.

Darren Soto’s AI Jobs Act Draws Support on Capitol Hill

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla, has rounded up more support for his proposal to boost artificial intelligence jobs.

Marco Rubio Backs Tom Cotton’s Proposal to Stop Chinese Military Scientists From Coming to...

The bill “would prohibit individuals employed or sponsored by these Chinese military institutions from receiving student or research visas to the United States.”