Tag: national security

Florida Congressional Reps Want to Expand Coastal Areas Where Customs and Border Protection Can...

Members of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House have championed U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s, R-Fla., proposal to extend customs waters from 12 miles off the U.S. coast to 24 miles. When he brought out...

Rick Scott: ‘Big Wins’ for Florida in National Defense Authorization Act

This week, with Scott onboard, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee passed the $778 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)--around $25 billion higher than what the Biden administration first asked for.

Marco Rubio, Chuck Grassley Want Investigation Into HHS National Security Practices During Pandemic

To address these concerns, Rubio and Grassley request a review of HHS actions related to BGI throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a status update on the existing investigation, and recommendations to improve HHS national security practices.

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Push Bill to Stop Feds From Using Drones From China,...

Florida’s two senators are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to ensure the federal government doesn’t buy drones from countries considered national security threats--including China and Iran. This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled...

Marco Rubio Asks Google About Ties to Huawei

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday in sending a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding answers with regard to the company’s relationship with Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company.

Matt Gaetz: Donald Trump Embraces an America First Foreign Policy

This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., weighed in on foreign policy at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.”

Florida House Republicans Back Resolution Calling National Debt a Threat to American Security

Earlier this month, the national debt hit $22 trillion and it continues to increase. U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., brought out a resolution this week and offered their rationale for it on Tuesday.