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From his perch on the Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., teamed up with liberal stalwart U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to add an amendment to the Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Act to ensure federal funds would not go to back Man-Portable Air-Defense Systems (MANPADS) for Syrian rebels.
Republicans in the U.S. House caucused on Thursday and chose U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to replace U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., as House majority leader. They also selected U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., to replace McCarthy as GOP whip.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win on Tuesday as he added an amendment, which Congress accepted, to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (THUD). Yoho’s amendment would ensure the federal government does not fund tracking civilian vehicles through GPS and other methods.
A rally in support of military veterans on Saturday evening drew speaker after speaker raving about the local veteran community and the need for local veterans to be active politically.
On June 6th, 1944— 195,000 allied sailors, 160,000 allied troops, 12,000 aircraft, and 7,000 naval vessels began the largest invasion in history.
It is estimated that more than 20 million victims are trafficked each year around the globe. While it is common to think that this horrific crime takes place outside our borders, the truth is that trafficking occurs throughout the United States every day.
Congressman Ted Yoho disagrees with the prisoner swap of 5 Afghan detainees in Guantanamo for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
"It's the policy of the United States of America. We don't negotiate with terrorists."
When the 6-year-old did not immediately answer when asked why he was at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park on Monday, the presenter of the flag, David Reeve, a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. and member of the U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club, offered to help.
The legislative pairing of U.S. Reps. Ted Yoho and Barbara Lee proves the old maxim that politics makes for strange bedfellows.
Yoho, the Gainesville Republican who represents much of Marion County, is staunchly in the tea party wing of his party.
Lee, a California Democrat, is as far to the left as Yoho is to the right.