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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.
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.
On Tuesday, the Trump administration reaffirmed its commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was devastated by Hurricane Michael back in October.
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).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.