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Rand Paul says America will go the way of Rome if "inexcusable" spending doesn't stop
When discussing what led to the fall of the Roman Empire, much of it relates to today's politics. That's a point Rand Paul attempted to impart to his Washington colleagues recently according to an op-ed Thursday in the Washington Examiner: I ran into a couple of GOP senators the other day. They were
Rand Paul says he’s a ‘no’ vote on spending bill
Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that he's a 'no' vote on a continuing resolution arguing that it will only put the country in a worse financial situation. "I'll be a no vote because I'm not going to vote to continue to put the country further into debt," Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said on Fox News.
Rand Paul calls media fixation on Trump's health 'ridiculous tabloid trash'
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., called questions from the press about President Trump's health "ridiculous tabloid trash," saying that it detracted having "meaningful debates." "How ridiculous are people?" Paul told Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto on Thursday. "And the thing is, we could have meaningful debates
What Is FISA? Rand Paul And Others Debate Privacy And Surveillance
The Federalist Radio Hour interviews three individuals on the reauthorization of FISA and the impact on the privacy of American citizens. Ben Domenech discusses surveillance laws with Senator Rand Paul, Cato Institute Senior Fellow Julian Sanchez, and Jamil Jaffer, a former Bush administration offic
Sen. Rand Paul explains why he's a 'no' on spending bill
NEIL CAVUTO, "YOUR WORLD" HOST: All right, if you're keeping up with this spending drama on Capitol Hill, and will we see the government go out of business technically late Friday night or not, we are expecting the House to vote on an interim spending measure to prevent that from happening. It's ve
Rand Paul Vowed To Filibuster FISA Reauthorization, But Fellow Senators Didn't Give Him A Chance
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and others senators like Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon tried to filibuster Tuesday night on the Senate floor during a debate over the government's massive surveillance powers, but colleagues didn't let them. In a cloture vote passing 60-38, the Senate voted to mo
Rand Paul: Accusations that Trump is racist 'don't fit with the president that I know'
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said President Trump's alleged comments that Haiti, African countries, and possibly El Salvador are "shithole countries" does not represent the man he has come to know. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., defended President Trump on Monday from accusations of raci
Rand Paul Says Dems Are 'Sabotaging' Immigration Debate With Racist Smears [VIDEO]
Sen. Rand Paul accused Democrats of willfully sabotaging the debate on immigration reform through racial attacks and an unwillingness to compromise, Monday on "Fox and Friends." "I've seen the immigration debate, I've seen in six or seven years in Washington being sabotaged by Democrats because they
Rand Paul: Trump Cares 'Very Deeply' About Haiti, Financed Medical Mission Trip
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told NBC's "Meet the Press" that charges of racism against President Donald J. Trump are unfounded in part because of the 45th president's large financial contribution to Dr. Paul's2015 Haiti medical mission trip. "I think it's unfair to sort of paint him, 'oh well, he's a r
Sources: McConnell won't allow amendments before FISA vote
The debate on whether to reauthorize Section 702 of FISA moves to the Senate this week. The bill will more than likely pass, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is doing all he can to make sure #FISA702 sails through without any changes. Two sources told me McConnell is "filling the tree," me
Rand Paul: Democrats have been unwilling to compromise on DACA, but Trump 'changed the dynamic'
"The Dreamers are going to get naturalized, but there is going to have to be something for border security and it has to be real and has to be significant," Rand Paul said. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Democrats are playing hardball over illegal immigrants who wer
Rand Paul is still recovering from neighbor's attack: 'There will be legal consequences'
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) shared an update on today's show about his recovery process after being assaulted by a neighbor in his own yard. "I'm starting to get better every day," Paul said. He suffered six broken ribs in the attack, describing on today's show how it still hurts to sit up. Rene Albert B
Rand Paul: "If there were ever something worth filibustering, I think it would be filibustering for the Bill of Rights"
After a mass surveillance reform measure failed in the House on Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continues to double-down on his promise to filibuster reauthorization of Section 702 of FISA Amendments Act. "If there were ever something worth filibustering I think it would be filibustering for the Bi
Sen. Rand Paul doubles down on FISA filibuster threat
Sen. Rand Paul threatened to filibuster the FISA bill Friday if certain changes were not made. "If there were ever something worth filibustering, I think it would be filibustering for the Bill of Rights," Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said on Fox News. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was
Sen. Rand Paul on Surveillance Bill, Immigration Reform
Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, explains why he won't support the surveillance bill and discusses his views on immigration reform. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg) Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, explains why he won'
Rand Paul Is Taken To Task By ‘Morning Joe’ Over His Claim That The FBI Is ‘Conspiring’ Against Trump
During one of many morning talk show interviews on Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) told Morning Joe "there were people in the FBI plotting to bring [President Trump] down" while discussing his threatened filibuster for the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reauthorization. Paul's re
Rand Paul prepared to filibuster FISA surveillance reauthorization
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is prepared to filibuster the reauthorization of Section 702 of the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act, which is up for a vote in the House to authorize a six-year extension, in an effort to get warrant requirement for Americans. Section 702 permits the intelligence communi
Rand Paul tosses cold water on a border wall - here's why
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) cautioned against the efficacy of President Trump's proposed border wall, saying that the price tag for the project might exceed its utility. Here's the video of Rand Paul on the wall: Paul on Trump's proposed border wall: "I remain a fiscal conservative even on the wall ..
Rand Paul is right about the border wall being too expensive, and it might not even work
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has often been accused of being President Donald Trump's lackey, yet he's one of the few men in Washington who hasn't proven to be a "yes man." His latest comments about one of Trump's signature 2016 promises proves just that. Appearing on CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitze
Rand Paul: 'We don't have money to spend' for Trump's border wall
Paul on Trump's proposed border wall: "I remain a fiscal conservative even on the wall ... I'm still a believer that we don't have money to spend" https://t.co/SFuI1PhXhG- CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) January 10, 2018 Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulLexington mayor launches bid for CongressTru