US Aid to Rebuild Gaza Could be Prohibited Due to Mast Inititative

US Aid to Rebuild Gaza Could be Prohibited Due to Mast Inititative

Mateo Guillamont
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June 15, 2024
A provision within the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2025 would prohibit any allocated funds from financing reconstruction in Gaza. The US House of Representatives passed the NDAA after  Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) amended it to include the prohibition. Representative Mast justified the amendment by claiming any group controlling the […]
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Bipartisan ‘Fatherhood’ Bill Proposed in Senate by Rubio

Bipartisan ‘Fatherhood’ Bill Proposed in Senate by Rubio

Mateo Guillamont
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June 15, 2024
A bill creating a novel public campaign to increase awareness of the importance of fatherhood for the adequate formation of children has been proposed in the US Senate by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). The bill cites several scientific findings, such as physical contact between father and newborn son immediately following birth improving the child’s health, […]
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Salazar Bill Celebrating ‘Forgotten Heroes of Holocaust’ Passes House

Salazar Bill Celebrating ‘Forgotten Heroes of Holocaust’ Passes House

Mateo Guillamont
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June 14, 2024
The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed Representative Maria Elvira Salazar’s (R-FL) Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act. The Act will honor sixty diplomats who saved the lives of Jews fleeing the Nazi regime. Additionally, the bill recalls the importance of such diplomats for ensuring the safety of Jewish individuals and […]
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Republican Senators Request US Newspaper be Investigated for Links to Hamas

Republican Senators Request US Newspaper be Investigated for Links to Hamas

Mateo Guillamont
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June 13, 2024
Republican Senators are pressuring the Federal government to investigate Washington state-based newspaper The Palestine Chronicle following reports the latter cooperated with Hamas. The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) recently claimed Abdallah Aljamal, one of the Chronicle’s contributors, had been permitting Hamas to use his home to hold three hostages. Aljamal was killed during a recent IDF […]
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Senate Republicans Decry Trump Conviction in Massive Display of Unity

Senate Republicans Decry Trump Conviction in Massive Display of Unity

Mateo Guillamont
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June 13, 2024
Nearly thirty US Senators have written to Attorney General Merrick Garland condemning the recent conviction of former President Donald Trump. President Trump became the first US president to be convicted of a crime last month after a New York court found him guilty of a 34-count felony charge. US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) joined Senator […]
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Rubio Urges UK Against Expanding Ties With China’s SHEIN After Failed US Effort

Rubio Urges UK Against Expanding Ties With China’s SHEIN After Failed US Effort

Mateo Guillamont
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June 12, 2024
Chinese ‘fast-fashion’ brand SHEIN is again at loggerheads with US lawmakers following reports the former intends to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). SHEIN had previously attempted to enter the US stock market through an initial public offering (IPO). However, SHEIN halted the operation after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asked the company […]
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House Approves Steube Bill Preventing Illegal Immigrants From Using VA Benefits

House Approves Steube Bill Preventing Illegal Immigrants From Using VA Benefits

Mateo Guillamont
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June 11, 2024
The US House of Representatives has approved Representative Greg Steube’s (R-FL) bill banning the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from using its resources to aid illegal immigrants. Representative Steube’s legislation was an amendment to a broader bill on military funding. Steube’s move was incited by VA officials admitting they assisted illegal immigrants process their medical […]
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Scott and Warren Join Forces in Rare Bipartisan Effort Taking on Federal Reserve

Scott and Warren Join Forces in Rare Bipartisan Effort Taking on Federal Reserve

Mateo Guillamont
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June 11, 2024
US Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are pushing back against the Federal Reserve’s recently published enforcement policy for rules on illicit trading by Federal Reserve Bank officials. The Fed has been conducting a years-long review of its rules after various top Fed officials were forced to resign due to questionable trading practices. […]
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Biden Resumes Gaza Humanitarian Air Drops Following Gaza Pier Collapse

Biden Resumes Gaza Humanitarian Air Drops Following Gaza Pier Collapse

Mateo Guillamont
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June 10, 2024
The US military has resumed its Gaza humanitarian airdrop operations following the collapse of the temporary offshore pier constructed nearly a month ago. US Central Command (CENTCOM) reported the humanitarian airdrop, which included “life-saving humanitarian assistance.” According to CENTCOM, over 10 metric tons of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) were delivered while the US has […]
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Mast Effort to Enable Veteran Access to Marijuana Passes House

Mast Effort to Enable Veteran Access to Marijuana Passes House

Mateo Guillamont
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June 8, 2024
The US House of Representatives approved legislation earlier this week to end the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prohibition on assisting veterans in accessing medical marijuana. According to current law, VA healthcare providers may not recommind, refer, or facilitate veterans’ access to marijuana, regardless of a patient’s state of residence. US Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) […]
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Senate Republicans Request Garland Investigate ICC Prosecutor for Potential Links to Hamas

Senate Republicans Request Garland Investigate ICC Prosecutor for Potential Links to Hamas

Mateo Guillamont
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June 8, 2024
A group of Republican Senators have requested Attorney General Merrick Garland investigate International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan. The request follows Khan’s announcement of seeking arrest warrants for Hamas and Israeli leadership for alleged war crimes. Khan’s arrest warrants for Israeli officials were met bipartisan rejection in the US. President Joe Biden, along with […]
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Salazar Confronts SBA Over Alleged Push to Register Democrat Voters in Michigan

Salazar Confronts SBA Over Alleged Push to Register Democrat Voters in Michigan

Mateo Guillamont
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June 7, 2024
US Representative Maria Elvira-Salazar (R-FL) is claiming the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has created initiatives to register voters in the swing state of Michigan. Representative Salazar questioned witnesses on the matter during a Committee on Small Business hearing. “The evidence is pointing to the Biden Administration using taxpayer money illegally to increase their chances […]
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Miami Airport Cuban Delegation Crisis Prompts Federal Legislation Introduction

Miami Airport Cuban Delegation Crisis Prompts Federal Legislation Introduction

Mateo Guillamont
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June 6, 2024
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Carlos Giménez (R-FL), have filed legislation in response to reports of Cuban government officials touring Miami International Airport’s (MIA) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) facilities. The visit by Cuban officials to MIA, who were led through secure areas unauthorized for the general public, caused uproar amongst the South […]
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Scott Commemorates American Heroes on Eve of 80th D-Day Anniversary

Scott Commemorates American Heroes on Eve of 80th D-Day Anniversary

Mateo Guillamont
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June 6, 2024
US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day by filing a resolution outlining the sacrifices borne by American and Allies’ forces on that fateful day. Senator Scott’s resolution, coauthored by Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Chris Coons (D-DE), was unanimously passed in the Senate. Scott highlighted the bravery and selflessness of the […]
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Rubio, Senate Republicans Block 'Fake' Contraception Bill

Rubio, Senate Republicans Block 'Fake' Contraception Bill

Mateo Guillamont
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June 6, 2024
US Senators Rick Scott (R-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and 20 other Senators have jointly criticized a renewed push in the US Senate by Democrats to revive the ‘Right to Contraception’ Act, and now have blocked when the voted it down during a procedural vote by final count of 51 to 39. The Right to Contraception […]
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Salazar, Gaetz, and Numerous US Officials Attend Triumphant Bukele Inauguration

Salazar, Gaetz, and Numerous US Officials Attend Triumphant Bukele Inauguration

Mateo Guillamont
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June 4, 2024
US Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and numerous other US lawmakers and officials attended El Salvador President Nayib Bukele’s inauguration over the weekend. Both Representatives Salazar and Gaetz personally greeted and congratulated President Bukele. Bukele has been credited for leading a historic crime crackdown in the country, turning El Salvador from a […]
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US Lawmakers Skeptical of Mexico's Maduro-Supported Woman President

US Lawmakers Skeptical of Mexico's Maduro-Supported Woman President

Mateo Guillamont
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June 4, 2024
US lawmakers are responding to news of Claudia Sheinbaum having been elected as the first woman president of Mexico. Mexican elections occurred last Sunday, with Sheinbaum capturing nearly 60% of the vote. Xochitl Galvez, the nearest runner-up, obtained only 28%. Sheinbaum, who is the former mayor of Mexico City, is a member of the progressive […]
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Rubio Leads Bipartisan Inquiry Against Global Investment Fund Entrenched in China Controversy

Rubio Leads Bipartisan Inquiry Against Global Investment Fund Entrenched in China Controversy

Mateo Guillamont
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June 4, 2024
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is leading a Congressional inquiry into investment fund MSCI’s decision to lift vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen’s ‘red flag’ rating.  MSCI had granted Volkswagen a ‘red flag’ rating after the latter was discovered to be harnessing Uyghur slave labor in its factory in Xinjiang. Many have accused the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) […]
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