In The News
The national debt is knocking on $20 trillion and the federal budget keeps growing, despite political gamesmanship aimed at making us think otherwise. So when Congressman Ted Yoho stopped by the office the other day, it was not surprising that the conservative from Gainesville, who represents the northern half of Marion County, wanted to talk numbers.
Take a step back and listen.
That’s important advice to anyone working in Washington, but especially to those of us fortunate enough to represent our friends and neighbors in the halls of Congress.
As Republican leadership vows to push forward with federal tax reform, some members of their party are urging them to pair the potentially high-profile piece of legislation with infrastructure investment.
China’s open defiance of international rules and norms in the South China Sea is well known, as Beijing continues to stand by its sovereignty claims and aggressive militarization of reclaimed features.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee on Asia, is looking to expand information access to North Korea--and he has the backing of some leading figures on Capitol Hill.
President Trump’s comment that the United States “could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea,” is backed by the reality of the threat from Pyongyang. Each missile tested and nuclear device detonated brings the Kim regime one step closer to having a nuclear tipped ICBM capable of striking the U.S. homeland.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., is pushing for the states to regain more power from the federal government with the “10th Amendment Restoration Act” and has the support of a fellow North Florida Republican.
Weeks after the Trump-Xi Summit that took place in Mar-a-Lago, North Korea remains an active and ever-growing threat. While discussion between the two leaders on how to address the Kim regime’s illicit nuclear program was at times overshadowed by the U.S.
With the Trump administration pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership when it took office in January, a Florida Republican is looking for closer trade relations with one of the Asian nations that had been part of it.
Today is the anniversary of the day he enlisted
Seventy-five years after enlisting in the U.S. Army, Charles Moloney Sr. was honored for his service on Friday.
Moloney, a 95-year-old Gainesville resident who served as an airplane mechanic in World War II, joined the Army about four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor.