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  • Trump wanted John Bolton as Secretary of State but feared ‘son of a b*tch’ Rand Paul would block nomination

    06/21/2020 9:22:26 AM PDT · by RandFan · 76 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 21st | By CHRIS SOMMERFELDT
    President Trump called Rand Paul an expletive in 2018 while fuming that he would’ve tapped John Bolton as his second secretary of state if it wasn’t for the bull-headed Republican senator, according to the former national security adviser’s new book. Bolton’s bombshell of a memoir, “The Room Where It Happened,” recounts that Trump raised his scorn for Paul during a March 2018 Oval Office meeting while musing about wanting to fire then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. “I’d love to have you over there,” Trump told Bolton, according to the book, a copy of which was obtained by the Daily News...
  • Ron Paul calls on Trump to fire Fauci because 'he's a fraud, doesn't give good information and is trying to have total control over the people'

    04/11/2020 11:16:09 PM PDT · by rintintin · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 9 2020 | RALPH R. ORTEGA
    Ron Paul called on President Donald Trump's administration Thursday to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top coronavirus advisor, after he lowered the nation's death estimates for the coronavirus. The former Texas Republican representative accused Fauci of providing 'bad information' when he said Thursday that he expects about 60,000 people will die from the outbreak, down from 100,000 to 200,000, but only if social distancing continues and effectively slows the spread of the disease. Paul, speaking on his program, 'Ron Paul Liberty Report,' unleashed his criticism on Fauci, saying he was using the virus as an excuse to get 'total...
  • Women and Power and Pelosi and Gabbard

    02/03/2020 3:26:37 PM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 5 replies
    Nancy Pelosi’s famous claim about wanting women to know their power is terrifying to me. (https://tujuhbelasan.com/2020/01/04/gender-equity-knowing-power/) If it means the power to subvert democracy by partisan undermining of the people’s choice for national leader, then no man or woman should have such power. If it means college campuses where a young man’s education and therefore future can be destroyed by false allegations in kangaroo courts, then no man or woman should have such power. If it means denial of participation in debate to a candidate like Tulsi Gabbard speaking up against war mongers like HRC, then give me Ron Paul...
  • Rand Paul Calls For President Trump to Strip John Bolton’s Security Clearance

    02/02/2020 5:50:29 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 32 replies
    BLP ^ | Feb 2, 2020 | Richard Moorhead
    Senator Rand Paul is calling for President Trump to strip the security clearance of jilted former National Security Advisor John Bolton, after the ultra-hawk revealed classified national security information in an upcoming tell-all book. Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Advisor in September for endlessly agitating for neocon wars... ...No one, especially not John Bolton, should be able to use their security clearance for profit! I say revoke his clearance now ⁊@realDonaldTrump⁩ https://t.co/nH0qyrwEYe — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) February 1, 2020 Sources indicate that the removal of Bolton’s clearance ranges from possible to likely. President Trump slammed his...
  • Rand Paul demands right to speak after Justice Roberts reportedly denies his impeachment question

    01/30/2020 10:28:00 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 89 replies
    Bizpac review ^ | Jan 30, 2020 | Samantha Chang
    Rand Paul demands right to speak after Justice Roberts reportedly denies his impeachment question January 30, 2020 | Samantha Chang justice john roberts blocks rand paul question censorship Senator Rand Paul says he’ll fight for his right to be heard if Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts continues to censor his question at the impeachment trial. (screenshots) Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) says, if necessary, he’ll fight for his First Amendment rights after Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts censored a question he had posed at the impeachment trial. The question was about the origins of the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, which...
  • Chief Justice John Roberts Shuts Down Rand Paul’s Question on Alleged ‘Whistleblower’

    01/30/2020 8:57:35 AM PST · by davikkm · 68 replies
    breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    Supreme Court Justice John Roberts on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to pose questions regarding the so-called “whistleblower” — the individual who sparked the House Democrats’ partisan impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump — according to reports. Politico and The Hill state Roberts indicated he would oppose reading Paul’s questions, as it is believed he would be forced to name or provide identifying information on the alleged individual. Speaking to reporters following a Republican dinner, Paul signaled he may still fight to have his question read. “It’s still an ongoing process; it may happen tomorrow,” he...
  • Josh Hawley Plans to Force Subpoena Votes for Bidens, Schiff, ‘Whistleblower’

    01/26/2020 10:56:42 AM PST · by NoLibZone · 41 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1/26/20 | Joshua Caplan
    Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) revealed Saturday he has drafted motions to subpoena former Vice President Joe Biden, his youngest son Hunter Biden, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), and the so-called “whistleblower.” Hawley will attempt to force a vote on the subpoenas if the Senate approves additional witnesses and documents as part of the upper chamber’s trial. The Missouri Republican’s pledge mirrors one made by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who earlier this month threatened to force a vote on subpoenaing Hunter Biden and the so-called “whistleblower” if Republicans grant the Democrats’ demand for more witnesses. Hawley’s motion is likely...
  • Rand Paul Is Right: If The Senate Wants Impeachment Witnesses, They Have To Call Hunter Biden

    01/17/2020 10:16:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 17, 2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    Do Democrats really care about the getting to the bottom of the allegations against Trump, or do they just want a show trial? With President Trump’s impeachment trial set to begin next week, the Senate faces a stark choice: it can hold a legitimate trial that aims to get to the bottom of the allegations against the president, or it can stage an empty media spectacle like House Democrats did in their sham impeachment inquiry.The problem for Democrats is that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opts for the former, it will mean calling not just the witnesses Democrats want,...
  • Congress’s Personal Disdain for Trump is Impeding National Security in Iranian Conflict

    01/16/2020 3:24:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2020 | Kay Coles James
    What do the Iranian people, who have turned out in droves to protest their own government, know that many members of Congress don’t? They realize it’s their leaders who represent a grave threat to the future of their own country and world peace, not the president of the United States. Too many in Congress have let their personal disdain for President Donald Trump cloud their obligation to ensure the safety of Americans at home and abroad. Some have apologized to the Iranian regime that has backed repeated attacks against U.S. personnel and our embassy in Iraq. A majority in the...
  • Tim Kaine says he has enough votes for War Powers resolution

    01/14/2020 9:16:29 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 10:19 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | Lauren Meier
    Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, on Tuesday announced he has enough support to advance a key War Powers resolution designed to restrict President Trump’s authority to take military action in Iran. Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky have both expressed their support of the resolution with some changes to the language. Mr. Kaine has been working on bipartisan language for the legislation in a bid for greater support. “I’ve got 51 declared votes on version two,” Mr. Kaine said. “More [are] considering getting on board,” he added. Sens. Todd Young, Indiana Republican, and Susan Collins,...
  • Rand Paul pledges to force Hunter Biden vote if GOP backs Dem impeachment witnesses

    01/13/2020 7:06:58 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/13/20 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) sent a public warning shot on Monday night, saying that if Republicans support Democrats' impeachment witness requests then he will force votes during the trial on calling witnesses conservatives want to hear from. "My colleagues can’t have it both ways. Calling for some, while blocking others," Paul tweeted referencing a Politico report on a similar private warning his gave GOP colleagues against supporting Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer's request that former national security adviser John Bolton testify. "If we are going to give a platform to witnesses the Dems demand, I look forward to forcing votes...
  • Rand Paul: Trump Administration Is Giving ‘Contradictory Information’ on Soleimani Killing

    01/13/2020 6:43:55 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/12/2020 | Pam Key
    On Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) accused the Trump administration of giving “contradictory information” on why the president ordered the killing of former Iranian Quds force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Paul said, “I think we’ve heard contradictory information. We’ve heard from the secretary of state that they don’t know where or when but it was imminent. That to me does seem inconsistent. He thinks he can square the circle but to me it seems pretty inconsistent.”
  • Rand Paul responds to Pompeo: You’d have to be brain-dead to believe that

    01/06/2020 5:36:31 PM PST · by Widget Jr · 49 replies
    CNN youtube channel ^ | January 6, 2020 | CNN
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about President Donald Trump's decision to kill Iranian general Qasem Soleimani
  • Ron Paul blasts Trump: ‘Foreign policy is in shambles’

    01/06/2020 11:27:31 AM PST · by RandFan · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/3/2020 | Spencer Neale
    Former Rep. Ron Paul said he wished President Trump would "flip-flop" his policy on Iran and criticized Trump's loyalty to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia. "I think our country is not doing so well. Our foreign policy is in shambles," the Texas Republican said. "Unfortunately, the one place where I wish he would flip-flop every once in a while or change his policy completely is dealing with Iran. He is steady on it, he said it on the campaign. He's very loyal to Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia." Trump authorized airstrikes that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and...
  • Downing Street livid with Donald Trump for endangering Brit troops by assassinating Iran general without warning

    01/03/2020 3:42:36 PM PST · by RandFan · 136 replies
    The Sun ^ | 01/03/20 | Tom Newton Dunn
    DOWNING Street was last night livid with Donald Trump for endangering British troops by assassinating Iranian military chief Qasem Soleimani without any warning. In a serious breach of protocol between key allies, the US president didn’t tell Boris Johnson about the Baghdad missile strike on the terror mastermind. The attack sparked immediate overnight concern for the safety of 400 British troops stationed in Iraq and fears they could be targeted for revenge. In a snub to the White House, the British Government refused to give any public support for the killing yesterday. As fears also rose for the precarious deal...
  • UK Government to ask Queen to suspend Parliament

    08/28/2019 2:08:43 AM PDT · by RandFan · 33 replies
    BBC ^ | 08/28/2019 | BBC
    The Queen will be asked by the government to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg says it will make way for Boris Johnson's new administration to hold a Queen's Speech - laying out the government's plans - on 14 October. But it means MPs are unlikely to have time to pass any laws that could stop the prime minister taking the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October. Tory backbencher and Remain campaigner Dominic Grieve called...
  • Rand Paul: John Bolton is a 'malign influence'

    05/19/2019 12:02:57 PM PDT · by RandFan · 91 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/16/19 03:14 PM EDT | ALEXANDER BOLTON -
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a close ally of President Trump who has supported the president’s desire to pull U.S. troops out of the Middle East, says national security adviser John Bolton is a “malign influence.” Paul, who believes the U.S. should reduce its military presence in Syria and Afghanistan, says he is alarmed by the recent mobilization of U.S. combat troops to counter what some Trump officials see as a rising threat posed by Iran. Asked about Bolton’s role in the recent deployment of an aircraft carrier strike group and an Air Force bomber task force, Paul said, “I fear...
  • Breaking: Rand Paul will vote against Trump's pick for attorney general

    02/11/2019 6:16:00 PM PST · by RandFan · 109 replies
    The Hill ^ | BY JORDAIN CARNEY
    Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) said on Monday that he will oppose President Trump's attorney general nominee, becoming the first Republican to come out as a "no" vote on William Barr. Paul told Politico that he had concerns about Barr's record on privacy, calling him a "chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens." A spokesman for Paul didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The libertarian-leaning GOP senator had previously raised concerns about Barr, who also served as attorney general to President George H.W. Bush.
  • US allies, Al Qaeda battle rebels in Yemen

    08/10/2018 10:21:52 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 2018 | Associated Press
    "Elements of the U.S. military are clearly aware that much of what the U.S. is doing in Yemen is aiding AQAP and there is much angst about that," said Michael Horton, a fellow at the Jamestown Foundation, a U.S. analysis group that tracks terrorism. "However, supporting the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against what the U.S. views as Iranian expansionism takes priority over battling AQAP and even stabilizing Yemen," Horton said.
  • Britain deserves title of 'World’s Worst Genocide Perpetrator'

    06/22/2018 11:03:24 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 58 replies
    Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, April 19, 2018 On April 13, UK Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow said that “the Russian state has a record in state-sponsored assassinations including in the UK.” It is not the first Russophobic statement made by a UK official...but it’s not the main point... Maybe the UK Ambassador does not know his own country’s history, role and involvement in processes that took place in other countries over the past centuries... Let’s start with modern history...Britain was one of the most ruthless metropolises in terms of the repressive actions it took in its...