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Charlie Crist Leads Congressional Push to Aid Lebanon After Beirut Explosion

Crist rounded up more than 85 members of the U.S. House to send a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo calling on him to send humanitarian relief to that nation.

Florida Representatives Leading Women, Peace and Security Caucus Praise First Implementation Efforts

Back in March, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., formed the caucus “which will focus on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and the importance of women’s inclusion in security efforts to maintain peace worldwide.”

Florida’s Senators Warn State Department, Treasury Against China’s Debt-trap Diplomacy Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

While the senators support efforts to provide aid for developing countries, in a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, they cautioned that the U.S. must be wary of enabling China’s debt-trap diplomacy.

Rick Scott Asks USAID, ‘Why Are Medical Supplies Being Sent to Other Nations Instead...

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa following reports that U.S. government agencies have been shipping medical supplies to other nations.
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Ross Spano: Trump Needs to Declare a National Emergency on Coronavirus

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., called on President Donald Trump to declare a federal National Emergency regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

After Hurricane Dorian, Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Help Relief Efforts for the Bahamas

Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--were in Miami on Wednesday, working with the American Red Cross to help the Bahamas which were hit hard in recent days by Hurricane Dorian.