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The US House of Representatives on Monday passed the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019. The bi-partisan legislation will apply visa and asset blocking sanctions on Cambodian government, military or security officials who have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights issues. VOA Khmer’s reporter Men Kimseng interviewed Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fl) after the passage.
Mass civilian protests in Hong Kong are beginning to shed light on the deterioration of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) influence outside of mainland China.
The bill was introduced in January by a Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) following Cambodian government crackdowns on civil society groups, independent media, and opposition politicians.
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Cambodian officials on Tuesday criticized the U.S. House of Representatives for passing bi-partisan legislation that could impose sanctions on Cambodia, calling it “an act against peace."
Recently, there have been a variety of stories in the news reflecting extensive fraud and abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps). In New Jersey alone, a grocery store employee admitted he took part in a $1.9 million SNAP fraud scheme, and separately, a couple admitted to exchanging over $4.5 million in SNAP benefits
Storms and record flooding continue to bedevil much of the farm belt with places like Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas with many farmers fighting for survival and trying desperately to catch up on planting cycles in areas where the water has receded.
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - The proposed name of the new Clay County VA Clinic that is slated to open in the spring next year has been announced by Rep. Ted Yoho.
China’s threat to restrict rare earth exports to the United States could have devastating results, a senior Republican lawmaker said.
The American Farm Bureau Federation and Florida Farm Bureau today presented Rep. Theodore Yoho (R-Fla.) with AFBF’s Golden Plow award. The Golden Plow is the highest honor the organization gives to sitting members of Congress.
Florida Congressman Ted Yoho is praising President Trump’s response to recent threats by Iranian officials. During an interview with The Hill on Sunday, Yoho said President Trump took the right course of action by sending a U.S. fleet to the Middle East to increase pressure on Iran.
During a new round of U.S.-China trade talks, members of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs stressed that the only way to force China to change its long-term unfair trade practices would be to increase the pressure.