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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Waltz Blasts Biden Administration's Skewed Climate Priorities for Military

Waltz Blasts Biden Administration's Skewed Climate Priorities for Military

Grayson Bakich
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June 10, 2024
In September, President Joe Biden declared climate change an "existential threat to humanity" at a press conference held in Vietnam. This concern is so pressing, apparently, that Representative Mike Waltz (R-FL) described during a weekend appearance on Fox and Friends First that the Pentagon prioritizes the environmental friendliness of military equipment over its lethality and […]
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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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Waltz, Crane Question Pentagon Prioritizing Gay Pride Over  Navy SEALS Warfighting Capabilities

Waltz, Crane Question Pentagon Prioritizing Gay Pride Over Navy SEALS Warfighting Capabilities

Grayson Bakich
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June 4, 2024
As June ushers in Pride Month, institutions are commemorating the event with displays, parades, and gestures of support, including the U.S. military, as evidenced by the Navy SEALs' recent social media post. However, Representatives Mike Waltz (R-FL), Eli Crane (R-AZ), and Derrick Van Orden (R-WI), the latter two being former SEALs, have voiced their concerns. […]
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US Military Directly Strikes More Houthi Targets in Underreported Conflict

US Military Directly Strikes More Houthi Targets in Underreported Conflict

Mateo Guillamont
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May 31, 2024
US and UK Armed Forces reportedly engaged in nearly two dozen missile strikes against Houthi forces. The latest strikes are an escalation in the Houthi-Israel Red Sea confrontation. Since Hamas’ October 7th attacks, the Houthis have launched an aggressive campaign against Israel, targeting Israeli and allies’ ships traversing the Red Sea with daily missile strikes. […]
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Florida Legislators Celebrate Space Force Selecting Florida for STARCOM HQ

Florida Legislators Celebrate Space Force Selecting Florida for STARCOM HQ

Mateo Guillamont
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May 29, 2024
Florida lawmakers are celebrating the US Space Force’s decision to designate Patrick Space Force Base, Florida, as the Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM) headquarters. The original decision to install STARCOM in Florida was made in June 2023 but finalized in late May 2024. STARCOM is responsible for educating and training Space Force members, or […]
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Mast Grills Secretary Blinken After Gov Report Claims U.S. Funds Sent to Taliban

Mast Grills Secretary Blinken After Gov Report Claims U.S. Funds Sent to Taliban

Jackson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) grilled Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Capitol Hill after the SIGAR (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction) Report came out detailing the usage of funds by the U.S. government. The latest report is named, “U.S. Funds Benefitting the Taliban-Controlled Government: Implementing Partners Paid at Least $10.9 Million and Were Pressured […]
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Bipartisan Intelligence Reform Bill led by Rubio Clears Key Procedural Hurdle

Bipartisan Intelligence Reform Bill led by Rubio Clears Key Procedural Hurdle

Mateo Guillamont
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May 23, 2024
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (IAA) today by a unanimous 17-0 vote. Committee on Intelligence Chairman and Vice Chairman Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) led the IAA, respectively. The IAA funds, provides legal authority, and increments congressional oversight of the US Intelligence […]
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Gus Bilirakis Says 'Bullsh*t' VA System Not Paying Veteran Disability Benefits

Gus Bilirakis Says 'Bullsh*t' VA System Not Paying Veteran Disability Benefits

Jim McCool
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May 21, 2024
US Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) has long prioritized supporting veterans in his time in Congress.  Now the Congressman is trying to extend veteran pensions to those who could not serve longer due to injury, as baked in, or long-standing veteran benefits formula is preventing injured veterans from receiving the full benefits they deserve  Rep. Bilirakis […]
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New Rubio Bill Could Deregulate Small Business Military Cooperation

New Rubio Bill Could Deregulate Small Business Military Cooperation

Mateo Guillamont
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May 6, 2024
Small Businesses could see their ability to conduct business with the US military expand thanks to a new bill introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tom Cotton (R-AR). The Defense Innovation and Small Business Momentum Act would codify current exemptions for small businesses from complex data disclosures required to receive US Department of Defense […]
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Bipartisan and Bicameral Taiwan Support Effort Joined by Scott

Bipartisan and Bicameral Taiwan Support Effort Joined by Scott

Mateo Guillamont
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May 5, 2024
Several Democrat and Republican US Senators and Representatives have coalesced to bolster US-Taiwan defense cooperation and defend against Chinese Communist Party (CCP) aggression.  U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Representatives Michelle Steel (R-CA) and Steven Horsford (D-NV) filed the Transpacific Allies Investing in Weapons to Advance National (TAIWAN) Security Act. The […]
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Lawmakers Demand Accountability Following Worrying VA Report

Lawmakers Demand Accountability Following Worrying VA Report

Mateo Guillamont
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April 30, 2024
The recently published findings of a two-year investigation into the Veterans’ Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has revealed the VHA failed to properly identify and exclude ineligible health care providers. The investigation was executed by the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) following concerns regarding the VHA’s capacity to remove healthcare providers failing to meet […]
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New Evidence Undermines Biden Administration's Abbey Gate Explanations

New Evidence Undermines Biden Administration's Abbey Gate Explanations

Mateo Guillamont
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April 24, 2024
New body cam footage revealed by CNN has contradicted President Joe Biden’s administration’s account of the Abbey Gate terrorist attack.  The Abbey Gate attack occurred while American troops withdrew from Afghanistan. Last week, the Department of Defense (DOD) published the findings of a 2-year supplemental review into the Aug. 26, 2021, terrorist attack. According to […]
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Scott and Rubio Join Senate Colleagues to Resist Biden's Proposed ESG Regulations for Contractors

Scott and Rubio Join Senate Colleagues to Resist Biden's Proposed ESG Regulations for Contractors

Mateo Guillamont
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April 23, 2024
US Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) co-authored a letter along with Senate Republican colleagues responding to President Joe Biden’s proposed Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilience Rule (Contractor Climate Rule),  The Contractor Climate Rule would require all companies receiving more than $50 million in annual public contracts to set emissions reduction targets.  […]
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US Troops to Depart Niger Following Gaetz Report of Troop Debacle Cover-Up

US Troops to Depart Niger Following Gaetz Report of Troop Debacle Cover-Up

Mateo Guillamont
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April 22, 2024
The US has announced it will be withdrawing its troops from Niger following growing tensions with Niger’s government.  The decision to withdraw also comes days after US Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) published a report outlining the abandonment of American troops in Niger by the US government.  Representative Gaetz’s report contained interviews with American troops currently […]
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Salazar Demands Direct US Involvement in Haiti to 'Restore Order and Peace'

Salazar Demands Direct US Involvement in Haiti to 'Restore Order and Peace'

Mateo Guillamont
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March 25, 2024
US Representative Maria Elvira-Salazar (R-FL) called for President Joe Biden to order US forces directly intervene in the ongoing security crisis in Haiti.  Haiti has been rocked by widespread gang violence in recent years, but gang-violence has reached unprecedented levels in the last months.  Representative Salazar criticized President Biden for allegedly allowing the “humanitarian and […]
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Lobbyists with Chinese Connections Targeted in New Rubio Bill

Lobbyists with Chinese Connections Targeted in New Rubio Bill

Mateo Guillamont
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March 21, 2024
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced the CCP Lobbying Divestment Act to counter American Defense contractors’ potential conflicts of interest.  If passed, the legislation would prohibit companies receiving American defense contracts from hiring lobbyists simultaneously employed by Chinese military companies.  The act also prevents defense contractors from employing lobbyists working for US-sanctioned Chinese companies as […]
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McCormick ‘Welcomes’ Haitian Prime Minister Resignation

McCormick ‘Welcomes’ Haitian Prime Minister Resignation

Mateo Guillamont
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March 15, 2024
 US representative Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D-FL)  welcomed Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s resignation announcement. The announcement comes amid rampant gang violence across the island.  Representative McCormick stated Haitians had been waiting for the Prime Minister to make the announcement and welcomed it. McCormick is the cochair of the Congress Haiti caucus and still has family members […]
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