Tag: Yemen

A.G. GancarskiDecember 13, 2018

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson sent out a press release Thursday extolling the recently passed Farm Bill in Congress. “The Farm Bill is a great example of common-sense bipartisanship that will improve the quality of life for millions of Americans,” said Rep. Lawson. However, the bill, as Orlando Weekly reported Wednesday, included a provision to continue U.S. involvement […]

Ryan NicolNovember 28, 2018

Ahead of a Wednesday vote in the U.S. Senate to curtail the U.S. role in the war in Yemen, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says he’ll continue to support an American presence in the conflict. “Unfortunately, the Yemen resolution has been tied into the broader Saudi Arabia issue,” Rubio said, alluding to the controversial killing of […]

Scott PowersMarch 23, 2017

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 […]

Associated PressFebruary 10, 2017

Government lawyers fighting to defend President Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration said Friday that “all options” are being considered after a federal appeals court ruled against the president’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. A Justice Department lawyer who spoke at a hearing in Virginia said the administration was weighing whether to […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 29, 2017

John Thrasher, the former Republican lawmaker turned college president, released a statement Sunday saying Florida State University is “deeply concerned” about President Donald Trump‘s immigration order. The order Trump issued Friday includes a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen, and a 120-day suspension of the U.S. refugee program. The travel […]


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