Tag: us senate select committee on intelligence
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined the overwhelming majority of their colleagues in confirming President Joe Biden’s choice of Avril Haines to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
While former President Donald Trump left Washington early on Wednesday morning, some Republicans--including former President George W. Bush, former Vice Presidents Dan Quayle and Mike Pence and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who went from Senate majority leader to minority leader on Wednesday--attended the inauguration. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., was on hand for the inauguration.
At almost 5,600 pages--the longest bill in congressional history--the legislation adds a temporary $300 jobless benefit, sends more than $80 billion to boost higher education and adds $284 billion for another round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Also included is another direct payment to Americans with individuals making up to $75,000 annually as of 2019 getting $600, couples making up to $150,000 getting $1,200 and getting $600 per dependent child.
Rubio is the acting chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence while Warner is the vice-chairman of it.
In his role as acting chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., requested a briefing on cybersecurity from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Sec. Chad Wolf after Miami Dade County Public Schools announced that its virtual learning platform was the target of 12 cyberattacks.
Marco Rubio: There Are Historic Challenges Facing Congressional Oversight of Intelligence Activities
Congressional oversight of intelligence activities now faces a historic crisis.
Rubio, currently serving as the acting chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, has thrown his support behind a proposal denying visas to anyone who has spied against or stolen intellectual property from the U.S.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the Senate floor on Tuesday about resolution concerning Presidential War Powers.
On Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined Margaret Brennan on CBS’s Face the Nation to discuss the ongoing situation in Iraq and Iran.
Last year, Rubio wrote Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida (UNF), the University of South Florida (USF), the University of West Florida (UWF) and Cypress Bay High School on the matter, urging them to close their Confucius Institutes. So far, UNF, USF and UWF have severed ties with their Confucius Institutes.
12Page 2 of 2