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  1. Congressman Diaz-Balart, 100+ Florida Leaders Call For American Leadership AbroadRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Miami- U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart and General Richard E. Hawley joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition along with more than 100 Florida leaders to discuss how America's leadership abroad bolsters our own national security and spurs economic growth in Florida. In an increasingly complex world, America must lead on the global stage.

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  2. Diaz-Balart wants permanent emergency fund for medical epidemics like ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Miami Herald

    The House appropriations committee, appalled by the eight months it took last year to pry loose federal money to fight Zika, is working on a plan to create a permanent emergency fund to battle surprise epidemics, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said Tuesday. "There was a lot of confusion about where to get the dollars," the Republican congressman said of Washington's quarrel last year over money to fight Zika.

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  3. U.S. infrastructure legislation back on Congress' radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Yahoo!

    ... roads that taxpayers would then have to pay to use. In an interview on Tuesday, Republican Representative Mario Diaz-Balart said he had "no doubt that it (infrastructure investment) is a priority for the administration." Diaz-Balart chairs a House ...

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  4. Good job, Mr. Trump (There, we said it!) a " Alex Acosta is a great cabinet pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Miami Herald

    ... worked in Miami and was a boss in Miami. The chorus of praise has begun for the pick. Miami U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart quickly issued a statement: "I am excited to learn of Alex Acosta's nomination for Labor Secretary. He has an impressive record ...

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  5. New revelations highlight need to blacklist Iran's Revolutionary GuardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Iran Liberty

    ... a measure, hallmarking a significant overhaul of the U.S.-Iran policy. Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart have proposed a new bill seeking a long overdue measure after too many people have been killed and injured through ...

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  6. 'Everything is going to be very different': Shut out by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Babalu Blog

    ... with high-level Trump officials than we had in eight years of the Obama administration," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, one of a handful of Republican members of Congress from Florida who long had an outsized role on U.S. foreign policy related to ...

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  7. Mike Pence courts the House Freedom CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Washington Examiner

    ... evening he met with three Cuban-American Republican members of Florida's delegation: Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. They most likely discussed Venezuela's new vice president, Tareck El Aissami, as ...

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  8. U.S. hits Venezuela VP for drug dealing in latest move against Maduro inner circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sunherald.com

    ... on their own people and routinely used violence to crush dissent," Rubio said. Two Miami Republicans, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, hailed the move. Ros-Lehtinen said the move signaled "a fundamental step in charting a ...

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  9. Anti-Castro Cuban-American lawmakers see a champion in TrumpRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsOK.com

    ... with high-level Trump officials than we had in eight years of the Obama administration," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, one of a handful of Republican members of Congress from Florida who long had an outsized role on U.S. foreign policy related to ...

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  10. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart exposes the hypocrisy of the left who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Babalu Blog

    ... rife with terrorism yet applauded and supported Obama's ban on Cuban refugees. Florida Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart attacked the "double standard and hypocrisy" of opponents of President Donald Trump's executive order on migrants from terror-prone ...

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  11. Miami Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart Wrongly Says Muslim Ban Is Like "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" RepealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Miami New Times

    Mario Diaz-Balart, who is Fidel Castro's nephew by marriage, has never been afraid to make ridiculous claims about his uncle's regime. In 2009, Diaz-Balart actually argued that people who want to end the Cuban embargo are just like Nazi sympathizers .

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  12. Diaz-Balart is wrong that Trump immigration ban is like wet foot-dry foot rule changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Miami Herald

    President Donald Trump's executive order banning entry of people from seven countries prompted a wave of protests from immigration activists and Democrats in South Florida. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , a Cuban-American Republican whose district includes parts of Miami-Dade, defended Trump's ban by comparing it with an action President Barack Obama took on Cuban refugees in his final days in office.

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  13. Cuban Rep: Why Was No One Mad When Obama Ended 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot Policy?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Daily Caller

    U.S. President Barack Obama holds his final news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, pointed out that very few people were upset after former President Barack Obama stopped the Cuban "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy, reports the Washington Examiner.

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  14. "Compassion" is Reserved for Those Who Reliably Vote for...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Instapundit.com

    "COMPASSION" IS RESERVED FOR THOSE WHO RELIABLY VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS: Cuban-American Congressman: Where was the outrage when Obama blocked Cubans? "Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., accused critics of President Trump's immigration ban of hypocrisy, pointing out that few complained when former President Barack Obama ended the nation's asylum program for Cubans just days before leaving office."

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  15. Diaz-Balart: Where was the outrage when Obama blocked Cubans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., accused critics of President Trump 's immigration ban of hypocrisy, pointing out that few complained when former President Barack Obama ended the nation's asylum program for Cubans just days before leaving office. "I am struck by the double standard and hypocrisy of those who are offended by this executive order, but who failed to challenge President Obama when he took similar action against Cuban refugees, especially since President Obama's action was meant to appease the Castro regime and not for national security reasons," Diaz-Balart said in a statement Monday.

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  16. Miami mayors past and present chide Gimenez over county immigration detentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | The Miami Herald

    ... "choose to ignore federal law." U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat; U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo and Mario Diaz-Balart, both Miami Republicans, and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Gardens Democrat, did not respond to requests for comment. ...

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  17. Rubio backs Trump on wall, says ita s more important than other prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The Miami Herald

    ... over some other domestic spending that is not as critical for the federal government to focus on." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a fellow Cuban-American and Republican, expressed support for Trump's immigration crackdown, but stopped short of backing the ...

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  18. Trump administration debates designating Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Raw Story

    ... which faction within the U.S. administration has the upper hand, and Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Mario Diaz-Balart this month introduced legislation to add the Brotherhood to the terrorist list. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates ...

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  19. Bill introduced in US Congress to designate Muslim...Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | Indian Muslim Statements

    On January 9, Representative Mario Diaz Balart , introduced a bill to ask the Secretary of State to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization. The following day, Senator Ted Cruz introduced an identical bill in the Senate titled the The Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act.

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  20. Bill introduced in US Congress to designate Muslim Brotherhood s terrorist organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | OpEdNews

    On January 9, Representative Mario Diaz Balart , introduced a bill to ask the Secretary of State to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization. The following day Senator Ted Cruz introduced an identical bill in the Senate titled The Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act .

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