Monday, June 26, 2017

Marco Rubio

Senate Intelligence Committee members Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. confer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia.

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator on Sunday warned against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law, saying both parties deserve a chance to fully debate the bill ...
In this Friday, June 9, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks on infrastructure at the Department of Transportation in Washington.

BY KEN THOMAS BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to outline his new policy with Cuba next week, announcing steps that could reverse some of the changes made by former President Barack Obama to open commerce and ...
In this June 3, 2016 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during news conference in Doral, Fla.

A decision on whether a controversial loan program will come to Collier County is expected to happen Tuesday. After discussing the matter two weeks ago, Collier Commissioners will decide on whether to continue with the process of allowing Property Assessed ...
marco rubio in the middle east

During an official visit to the embattled Middle east, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence, investigated United States programs in the region. Rubio initially met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri to discuss the ...
In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending months rehashing the brutal GOP primary campaign and bragging about his victory, President Donald Trump has quietly launched a charm offensive, reaching out to former rivals whose help he now needs. The ...
In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has agreed in principle to a White House proposal to slash foreign aid and diplomatic spending by 37 percent, but wants to spread it out over three years rather ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speak on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump’s first budget, complaining that he’s cutting too much from already lean department accounts while leaving untouched the massive benefit programs blamed for ...

BY ERICA WERNER and RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state headed for approval in a key Senate committee Monday after Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced his support, backing off from a challenge to ...
In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, a youth uses his pillow as a bag to collect rice from the pavement that shook loose from a food cargo truck waiting to enter the port in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, the port that handles the majority of Venezuela's food imports. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)

BY HANNAH DREIER and JOSHUA GOODMAN CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country. The calls by members of Congress on both sides of ...
governor rick scott speaking in naples

Governor Rick Scott had harsh words for President Barack Obama on Friday and his administration’s decision to rescind the “wet foot, dry foot” policy for Cuban migrants entering the United States. “President Obama’s Cuba policy can be summed up this ...
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