Florida congressman proposes that the sea be named after Donald Trump: is it possible?

Florida congressman proposes that the sea be named after Donald Trump: is it possible?
Florida congressman proposes that the sea be named after Donald Trump: is it possible?

On the day of the 68th birthday of presidential candidate for the Republican Party, Donald TrumpRepublican Rep. Greg Steube, whose district includes Sarasota County, Florida, will present a project to change the name of the coastal waters of the United States, in tribute to the former president.

There are still more than four months until the presidential elections in the United States on November 5, but Trump’s name constantly appears on news portals, social networks and in the daily lives of American citizens. After being found guilty in New York, the former president once again appeared in the media, this time for an unusual proposal from a Florida legislator.

Through its official website, Steube issued a press release last Thursday, June 13, in which it announced that it would present the project this Friday for designate the exclusive economic zone around the United States as the “Donald John Trump US Exclusive Economic Zone”.

The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) refers to the area in which the government of a country has exploitation rights over natural resources, and In the case of the United States, it extends over more than 4,000,000,000 square miles.

Although legally the project is feasibleit is likely that, if approved in the House, lose your weight in the Senatecurrently led by Democratic legislators.

“Floridians know the great value of our coastal natural resources and how important it is to have a president who cares about the strength and resilience of our oceans. During his term, President Trump took several commendable actions for our oceans as part of his job to make the United States strong, secure and economically prosperous,” the Republican representative said in his statement.

The former president is currently carrying out his campaign for the presidential elections on November 5.

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The argument for naming coastal waters after Trump

In his publication, the Republican congressman attached the reasons why he believes it is appropriate to name US coastal waters in tribute to Trump, among which the following stand out:

  • Issued four Presidential Proclamations on the Oceans
  • Signed a presidential memorandum directing federal agencies to develop a national strategy to map the US EEZ
  • Signed three bills to benefit the oceans (National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act, Digital Coast Act, and Save Our Seas 2.0 Act)
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