Tag: syria

Florida Delegation Praises U.S. Action to Kill ISIS Leader in Syria

Members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in after news that U.S. forces killed ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi during a raid in Syria. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S....

Marco Rubio Speaks About Presidential War Powers on Senate Floor

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the Senate floor on Tuesday about resolution concerning Presidential War Powers.
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Waltz

Mike Waltz Presses Pentagon on Syria, ISIS

From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., who served as a Green Beret, is pushing for answers on how powerful Islamic State (ISIS) terrorism is even as the Trump administration continues to make plans to take military personnel out of Syria. 

Francis Rooney: U.S. Should Stand With Georgia Against Syria, Russia

While he is starting his second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., had already had the honor as serving as vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and he showed last week that he intends to continue to focus on international issues. 

Marco Rubio: Senate Democrats Should Support Bill To Strengthen Security In Middle East

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.. delivered remarks on the Senate floor as Senate Democrats remained poised to vote against cloture on the motion for the Senate to begin consideration of the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S.1)

Marco Rubio, Ted Deutch Slam Donald Trump for Syrian Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s plan for a “full and rapid” withdrawal from Syria is drawing fire from members of the Florida delegation on both sides of the aisle.