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Rick Scott Calls for More Accountability for the IMF

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his proposed “IMF Accountability Act." The bill, which Scott introduced last month, “would prevent the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from allocating Special Drawing Rights (SDR) or providing...
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Greg Steube Wants to Put Sanctions on Firms Working With Taliban on Rare Minerals

This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., brought out the “Taliban Rare Earth Minerals Sanctions Act,” a bill which would “impose sanctions on persons engaging in transactions in Afghanistan's rare earth minerals.” Steube introduced the...
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Florida’s Senators Back GOP’s Comprehensive Afghanistan Legislation

Both of Florida’s U.S. senators--Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined 20 of their GOP colleagues this week in backing U.S. Sen. Jim Risch’s, R-Idaho, “Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act" which, they...

Marco Rubio, Scott Franklin Work to Designate the Taliban as a Terrorist Organization

Earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a proposal “which would direct the U.S. Secretary of State to designate the illegitimate Islamic Emirate...

Marco Rubio Wants the Taliban Designated as a Terrorist Organization

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a proposal “which would direct the U.S. Secretary of State to designate the illegitimate Islamic Emirate of...

Carlos Gimenez Champions the Prohibiting Assistance to the Taliban Act

A member of the Florida congressional delegation on Capitol Hill announced this week he will introduce a bill to “ban American taxpayer dollars from being used for foreign aid or economic assistance to the...

Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Not to Release Internationally-Held Reserves to the Taliban

This week. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, in sending a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen urging her “to use all means necessary to keep...

Marco Rubio Demands to Know Why Biden Administration Sharing Intelligence With the Taliban

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the vice-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sent a letter...
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Rick Scott Repeats Call for Kamala Harris, Cabinet to Explore Invoking 25th Amendment Against...

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. pointed to the setbacks in Afghanistan and urged “Vice President Kamala Harris and members of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet to take action on...

Michael Waltz Brings Out Resolution Condemning Biden’s Handling of Afghanistan

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., brought out a resolution “condemning President Joe Biden’s failure to heed the advice of military and intelligence advisors about the speed and nature of the Taliban offensive,...

Ted Deutch: “The United States Will Remain Focused on Counterterrorism in Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East, North Africa, and Global Counterterrorism Subcommittee weighed in on the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. Deutch said the following: "I’m...

Kat Cammack: Joe Biden is “100 Percent to Blame for This Failed Withdrawal in...

U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., released a statement this week as the Taliban took over Afghanistan. Cammack said the following: “I was on a call hosted by the White House with Secretary of State Blinken,...
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