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Mitch PerryApril 12, 2017

Russia has vetoed a U.N. resolution condemning the reported use of chemical weapons in Syria, angering Boca Raton U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. The resolution, which was being pushed by the U.S, Britain and France, aimed to bolster support for international inquiries into last week’s deadly toxic gas attack in Syria. It was the eighth time that Russia has vetoed […]

Mitch PerryApril 11, 2017

In her first interview since she lost the race for president in November, Hillary Clinton said last week that “Certainly, misogyny played a role.” “I mean, that just has to be admitted,” she told New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristoff last Thursday night. “And why and what the underlying reasons were is what I’m trying to parse out myself.” Congresswoman Kathy […]

Mitch PerryApril 7, 2017

The two Tampa Bay-area Democratic members of Congress — Kathy Castor and Charlie Crist — say they support President Donald Trump‘s military action in Syria Thursday night. both say that the House of Representatives should immediately reconvene so that members can debate the use of military force there. But both say the House of Representatives should reconvene immediately so members can debate […]

Mitch PerryOctober 27, 2016

While discussing U.S. policy in Syria during the Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy in Davie on Wednesday night, Rubio one-upped his Democratic opponent by chiding him for saying that the Kurdish resistance fighters known as the Peshmerga were fighting in Iraq, not Syria. Now a Democratic Representative and Iraq veteran is calling on Rubio to […]

Mitch PerryMay 13, 2015

Since joining the U.S. Senate in January 2011, Marco Rubio has paid special attention to foreign affairs. He’s often been a member of the John McCain-Lindsey Graham bloc when it comes to advocating for military action.  He’s been on the Senate Foreign Affairs and Intelligence committees, and has said this spring that the knowledge he’s acquired […]


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