Skip to comments.Sen. Rand Paul wants Espionage Act repealed
Posted on 08/16/2022 5:55:38 AM PDT by RandFan
WASHINGTON - Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Saturday called for the end of the Espionage Act, less than a week after the FBI's search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home.
"The espionage act was abused from the beginning to jail dissenters of WWI. It is long pastime to repeal this egregious affront to the 1st Amendment," he wrote on Twitter.
On Aug. 8, FBI agents took 11 sets of classified documents, according to the search warrant and a property receipt, both of which were released Friday. Some documents were labeled as "secret" or "top secret." The warrant showed the investigation was examining possible violations of the Espionage Act.
Going to affect after the start of World War I, the Espionage Act of 1917 illegalized obtaining information, taking photos, or copying details of all information relevant to national defense with the intent for that information to be used against the U.S. or for the interest of other countries.
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The 8-8 break-in is a staged DNC-Media-FBI event.
Repealing the WW 1 Espionage Act has made sense to me for the past several decades.
The retards also took 3 Trump passports, whichi they have been publicly forced to return to President Trump.
Talk about eating crow!
And they need to return ALL of those documents.
He’d best be working on repealing that damnable Patriot Act. The entire Russia, Russia, Russia sham was based on FISA constitutional slight of hand. I’ll give you odds the “evidence” used to get the warrant for the FIB raid comes from an ongoing FISA investigation. It worked so well during the coups why would they change tactics? Of course, Deep State godfather, Roberts, is supposedly monitoring to make sure everything is legal. This will as “by the book” as the entire Comey debacle was.
Rand Paul for President!
The Democrats will use the Espionage Act to destroy the GOP
I’d like to see Rand Paul take over McConnell’s job.
And Rand is again right!
“”Rand Paul for President!””
Sadly his dad tried but never made it. I don’t think he should put himself in the position of being crucified by these monsters in power today. Stay on the outside and fight them every inch of the way.
In the 1970s classified documents were published by both the NY Times and Washington Post.
Trying to invoke the Espionage Act against a former president is absurd.
Trump is 100% pro-USA.
I think we need to keep him in Congress.
Too many expenditures are concerning medical issues & he seems to be the brightest person to challenge such tax spending.
The espionage act AND the FBI AND the CIA. So we have what TWO whole Republicans in the entire USA that gets it? DeSantis and Rand Paul (and Trump of course).
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