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Earlier this month, Rubio brought back the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” with the support of Scott and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Todd Young, R-Ind. The bill will ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China. Rubio first introduced the bill at the end of last year.
Gaetz introduced the ‘‘Doolittle Raiders Post Office Building” bill this week in commemoration of the 79th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid during World War II.
Republicans on the committee, including U.S. Reps. Byron Donalds and Scott Franklin of Florida, sent a letter to Maloney on the matter this week.
U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., brought out a bill on the matter on Friday with the support of U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., The congressmen insist the bill will “help support businesses and Florida workers as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic” and will help the travel and hotel industries.
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--backed U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime.
This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., showcased her resolution having the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) continue door delivery for both homes and businesses.
“The role of the Oversight and Reform Committee provides an important check and balance on the role and power of Washington,” said Franklin. “Serving on this committee will allow me to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the federal government. Congressional oversight is an integral part of our Democracy, and I am honored to be part of this process.”
Steube said he would use his new assignment to watch over the Biden administration on international issues.
On Tuesday, Donalds said he would use the new assignments to advocate for fiscal conservatism.
Scott cheered the Commerce Department for adding more than 75 companies, including Chinese-drone company DJI, on the Entity List for “actions deemed contrary to the national security or foreign policy interest of the United States” including supporting the Chinese regime and corporate espionage.
“I am grateful that my colleagues joined Senator Scott and I in recognizing the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s incredible 2020 season, the team, and the entire organization on winning the Stanley Cup,” Rubio said. “I am proud that Tampa, Florida is home to this amazing organization, and it is fitting that this resolution honors their incredible achievement.”
Back in March, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s, R-Mo., proposal making sure federal employees do not have TikTok on their smartphones.
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