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Florida Congressional Reps Want to Close Loophole NAS Pensacola Terrorist Used to Buy Gun

Crist first introduced the “Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act” after the attack at the end of on 2019 and his office offered some of the rationale behind the proposal.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Vote to Approve the NDAA

The U.S. House passed the NDAA on Tuesday on a 335-78 vote, more than the two-thirds majority to override a veto.
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Senate Passes Rubio’s, Scott’s Resolution Condemning NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Honoring Its Victims

The terrorist behind the December attack was a lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force who was training at NAS Pensacola. Back in May, reports emerged that the terrorist was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative.
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Pointing to NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Rick Scott Pushes Bill Reforming Training for Foreign...

Back in March, Scott brought out a proposal to reform how foreign nationals are trained at American bases. U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is cosponsoring the bill in the U.S. Senate while U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., is championing the bill in the U.S. House with the support of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.

After Pensacola Terrorist Connected to Al Qaeda, Florida Republicans Push Bill Reforming Training for...

After news broke that the terrorist behind the attack at NAS Pensacola was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative., Republicans in the Florida doubled down on their proposal to reform how foreign...
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After NAS Pensacola Attack, Rick Scott Brings Out Proposal Reforming Training for Foreign Nationals

“The Secure U.S. Bases Act requires a thorough vetting process before a foreign student enters the U.S.; creates a special, limited visa for foreign students; and establishes a review process so that DOD is not operating training programs in the U.S. that would be better operated abroad,” Scott’s office noted.
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Greg Steube Wants Armed Forces Personnel to Have Concealed Carry Permits at Military Bases

Steube said his proposal could help prevent future terrorist attacks like the one at NAS Pensacola.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want DoD and Navy to Honor the Naval Air Station...

They also noted that the service members wounded in the attack also merit the Purple Heart.

Rick Scott: Apple Needs to Work With FBI to Get Info on NAS Pensacola...

“Every American should be greatly concerned about last month’s terrorist attack that killed three brave sailors in Florida,” Scott said on Wednesday. “It is unthinkable that any American business would refuse to offer their resources to help get to the bottom of an attack on our nation."

Florida Delegation Looks to Close Loophole Used By Terrorist Behind NAS Pensacola Attack

Crist introduced the “Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act” and his office offered some of the rationale behind the proposal.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Praise the Heroes Lost in NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack

Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott joined Republican U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia and Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and Democrat U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in passing the resolution.

Rick Scott: Time for a Senate Hearing on How Foreign Nationals Vetted Before Training...

Scott said he was open to a classified committee session if needed with federal law enforcement and intelligence services to study the matter.  
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