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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...
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Marco Rubio Calls on Mike Pompeo to Start Free Trade Negotiations With Taiwan

This week, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on the matter, calling on him to send U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth Keith Krach to Taiwan to handle negotiations. Rubio also cheered the recent announcement that Taiwan will end its restrictions on American beef and pork.

State Department Releases First Report on Holocaust Restitution, Thanks to Law From Marco Rubio,...

Rubio and Baldwin teamed up with U.S. Reps. Chris Smith, R-NJ, and then U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley, D-NY, to bring out the “Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act” and it was passed in 2016.

Florida Senators Champion Cut Profits to the Cuban Regime Act

The bill would have the U.S. State Department released the list of countries working with the Cuban regime on its medical missions program. The bill would also factor that information in the State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report.

Florida Delegation Reacts to State Department’s New Framework to Bring Democracy to Venezuela

Members of the Florida delegation weighed in on the U.S. State Department’s new effort to help Venezuela transition to democracy and remove the Maduro regime.

Charlie Crist: Donald Trump Needs to Appoint a Coronavirus Czar

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., called for President Donald Trump to name a coronavirus czar “to oversee interagency efforts and coordinate the federal response to the virus.”

Rick Scott Wants Peace Corps Under the State Department and Out of China

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is proposing to move the Peace Corps to the U.S. State Department and have its volunteers end activities in rival countries, including China.