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Rick Scott: Cut Taxes if Trade War With China Intensifies

With growing concerns about the economy and the impact a trade war with China will have on it, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has a solution--and the White House is listening.
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Neal Dunn Calls on Air Force to Host F-22 Training at Tyndall

Despite the damage done to Tyndall Air Force Base by Hurricane Michael in October, a Florida congressman is urging the Air Force to resume F-22 training there on a short term basis.
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Mike Pence: After Hurricane Michael, F-35s Coming to Tyndall Air Force Base By 2023

On Tuesday, the Trump administration reaffirmed its commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was devastated by Hurricane Michael back in October.
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Florida Democrats Line Up in Support of Extending TPS for Haitians in the US

Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation are lining up behind a proposal to give Haitians living in the United States an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
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Marco Rubio Wants to Extend TPS for Haitians in the U.S.

Last week, Rubio brought out a proposal giving those Haitians in the U.S. an extra 18 months of TPS which would start on July 22. After the massive earthquake in 2010, eligible Haitians have had TPS in the U.S.
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Trump Administration Sending Millions to Pensacola International Airport

U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross announced the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is sending a $12.25 million grant  for “critical infrastructure improvements needed to establish a maintenance training facility at Pensacola International Airport.”
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Marco Rubio Calls on Trump to Reject Iran’s ‘Nuclear Blackmail’

From his seats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is calling for the Trump administration to get tougher with Iran.
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Matt Gaetz: Trump Shouldn’t Use 2001, 2002 Authorizations of Military Force Against Iran

While U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is a key ally to President Donald Trump, the Panhandle congressman has made it clear that he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to use the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed in 2001 and 2002 against Iran.
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Florida Congressman: ‘Iranians Will Have to be Met with Force’

Waltz appeared on Fox Business Network with Maria Bartiromo and weighed in on the Trump administration’s decision to halt military actions against Iran. The freshman Northeast Florida Republican weighed in on the situation and said he expects Iran to continue to raise the stakes.

Ted Yoho: Closing the Gap Between Welfare and Work

Recently,‭ ‬there have been a variety of stories in the news reflecting extensive fraud and abuse of the‭ ‬Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program‭ (‬SNAP,‭ ‬formerly known as food stamps‭)‬.‭ ‬In New Jersey alone,‭ ‬a grocery store employee admitted he took part in a‭ ‬$1.9‭ ‬million SNAP fraud scheme,‭ ‬and separately,‭ ‬a couple admitted to exchanging over‭ ‬$4.5‭ ‬million in SNAP benefits for cash across a period of four years.
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Ted Deutch: Iran Poses Challenges But Congress Hasn’t Declared War

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep Ted Deutch, D-Fla., as the chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism held a hearing on Iran.
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Facebook Moving Forward on Cryptocurrency With Libra, Florida Congressman Says

Soto is one of the co-chairmen of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus which defines itself as a “bipartisan group that promotes the future of Blockchain technology and shapes the role Congress plays in its development.” Now in his second term on Capitol Hill, Soto cheered the news on Tuesday.
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