Tag: Rex Tillerson

Mitch PerryDecember 8, 2017
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Last month, the Trump administration decided to sunset a humanitarian program in 18 months that allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States after a 2010 earthquake ravaged their country. In response, several members of South Florida’s congressional delegation (from both sides of the aisle) sponsored legislation to address the issue. […]

Scott PowersAugust 2, 2017
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With the administration of President Donald Trump still not filling numerous positions in the U.S. Departments of State and Defense and not issuing a foreign policy statement, Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy said Wednesday “As Secretary Albright has said, ‘It’s Article I time,'” Murphy said Wednesday morning, meeting with reporters before attending a private event […]

Associated PressJuly 9, 2017
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On President Donald Trump’s second trip abroad, there were fewer of the bull-in-a-diplomatic-china-shop moments that had solidified European leaders’ skepticism during his maiden overseas tour. Less public berating of allies, no pushing to the front of photo opportunities. But Trump still departed Europe on Saturday in the same position as he started: an unpredictable force […]

Mitch PerryMay 25, 2017
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Like most Americans, Gus Bilirakis was repulsed after seeing footage last week of bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan beating up peaceful protesters in Washington D.C. State Department officials expressed “concern to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms” and summoned the Turkish Ambassador for a visit. That was pretty much it. Now, Bilirakis is […]

Scott PowersMarch 23, 2017
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After a hearing on a humanitarian crisis with millions of lives at stake in northeast Africa, U.S. Rep. Marco Rubio joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday asking Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to intervene by leading an “urgent and comprehensive” diplomatic effort. Rubio and eight other senators signed a letter Thursday to President Donald Trump‘s secretary of […]


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