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GOP Bill Would Sanction Foreign Officials Who Suppress, Distort Information About the Coronavirus

Several Republican lawmakers, including Sens. Tom Cotton (AR), Thom Tillis (NC), Rick Scott (FL), Steve Daines (MT), Marsha Blackburn (TN), and James Lankford (OK), are introducing legislation that authorizes the president of the United States to sanction foreign officials who either suppress or distort information about international public health crises, including the Chinese coronavirus.

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) speaks to the media after attending a briefing with administration officials about the situation with Iran, at the U.S. Capitol on January 8, 2020 in Washington, DC. Members of the House and the Senate were briefed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark …

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Warn of Pressure Campaign to Force FCC into ‘Content-Based Censorship’

Florida Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart wrote a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tuesday expressing their concern over “highly partisan political operatives … attempting to pressure the [FCC]” into rejecting the sale of a south Florida radio station, a move they argue would “violate the First Amendment’s protections of free expression and a free, independent media.”

US senators Marco Rubio (C) and Rick Scott (R) along with Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (L) and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speak to reporters after a meeting with US President Donald Trump on Venezuela, outside of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2019. (Photo …

Republicans Question John Kerry’s Reported ‘Catastrophic and Disqualifying Recklessness’ over Leaked Audiotape with Iranian Foreign Minister

Republicans voiced their concerns Monday about a report of a leaked audiotape of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asserting President Biden’s current climate czar and former Secretary of State, John Kerry, allegedly shared with him that Israel had attacked Iranian interests in Syria at least 200 times.

US envoy for climate John Kerry speaks during a press briefing at the White House on April 22, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)