On the Issues

Putting Florida first by taking conservative principles to Washington.

Put Florida First

I'll always put Florida first. The way I see it, my job is to listen to and fight for the people of Florida, every day. I won't be in Washington to vote how Senate leadership tells me to vote; I'll...


Keeping America Safe

We live in a world beset on all sides by a rising tide of radical Islamic terrorism, Chinese and Russian expansionism, Iranian nuclear ambitions, and other profound threats to our nation, our econo...


Jobs & the Economy

While we’ve helped turn Florida’s economy around, the overall U.S. economic picture is anemic. No economy can survive, much less thrive, with anemic growth – which is what we have been experiencing...


Secure Our Borders

It's time to get serious about our border security, which requires both securing the actual border and eliminating the abuse of visa overstay by those who enter the country through an airport. At t...


Education & Common Core

We need to end Common Core as we know it and replace with high state and local standards set by parents and teachers, not bureaucrats in Washington. We want kids ready to compete, not to just confo...


Honor Our Veterans

The treatment of our Veterans, including the new generation of American heroes who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and across the globe in the war on terror, is a national disgrace. Like you, I am...


Social Security & Medicare

Here's my commitment to Florida; I will preserve and protect Social Security and Medicare for those who are currently receiving benefits and for future retirees. We will not touch benefits for anyo...


Protecting the Sanctity of Life

I am strongly and proudly pro-life.   I believe that human life is a sacred gift and begins at conception. We must respect and value human life in America from conception through death. I will vote...


The Second Amendment

The President has promised executive action to weaken our 2nd Amendment Rights, putting political power plays above the constitutional rights of Americans. I am adamantly opposed to any infringemen...


Repeal Obamacare

Obamacare is a disaster for Florida. Premiums are skyrocketing. Families are losing their doctors and their insurance plans. It's time to stop talking about repeal and get the job done. Obamacare i...


Balance the Federal Budget

Our country faces a debt crisis because of Washington’s reckless spending and borrowing. We have been running trillion dollar deficits on our way to $19 trillion national debt and the United States...


Puerto Rico

We must help Puerto Rico reform the programs and policies that have led it to the current debt crisis, and help it become the hub of manufacturing, technology, and prosperity its educated, talented...


Fight Corporate Welfare

We've seen both parties Washington make special tax deals with big corporations that make them richer at the expense of American taxpayers. It's time to stop corporate welfare and the too big to fa...


Our Role in the Western Hemisphere

America has a unique role in the Western Hemisphere. We must stand for personal, political, religious and economic freedom, and not turn a blind eye to the torture, abuse, and oppression in Cuba an...