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  • ‘You Say We’re All Liars’: Rand Paul Has Fiery Debate With George Stephanopoulos

    01/24/2021 10:03:58 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 82 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | JANUARY 24, 2021 | Joseph Curl
    George Stephanopoulos, the former press secretary for Bill Clinton turned ABC host, came out of the chute fast when he sat down with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday’s “This Week” political talk show. “Senator Paul, let me begin with a threshold question for you. This election was not stolen, do you accept that fact?” Paul most definitely did not accept that fact. “Well, what I would say is that the debate over whether or not there was fraud should occur, we never had any presentation in court where we actually looked at the evidence. Most of the cases...
  • VIDEO: Rand Paul vs. George Stephanopoulos (MUST SEE!)

    01/24/2021 7:00:44 AM PST · by RandFan · 46 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 24 | ABC
    Sen. Rand Paul appears on ABC This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Watch...
  • Rand Paul: Trump Senate impeachment trial an 'illegitimate procedure' without John Roberts

    01/24/2021 3:30:25 AM PST · by RandFan · 81 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 23 | by Andrew Mark Miller,
    Sen. Rand Paul says that a Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump that doesn’t include Chief Justice John Roberts would be an illegitimate process. “If Justice Roberts won’t preside over this sham ‘impeachment’ then why would it ever be considered legitimate?” the Kentucky Republican tweeted Friday. “Hint: It won’t be.” Later in the day, Paul joined Fox News’s Sean Hannity and elaborated on his impeachment stance, calling it an “illegitimate procedure” if Roberts isn’t there. “It isn’t a real impeachment. It’s going to be a fake, partisan impeachment,” Paul said about a process without Roberts. “The story is,”...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says Chief Justice Roberts won’t take Trump impeach trial

    01/23/2021 9:39:44 PM PST · by conservative98 · 161 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 23, 2021 | 6:06pm | Mary Kay Linge
    As Democrats plunge ahead with a post-term impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a key question remains: Will Chief Justice Roberts take the case? Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he won’t — making the exercise “a fake, partisan impeachment,” the lawmaker told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Friday. Paul claimed Roberts has “privately said he’s not supposed to come unless it’s an impeachment of the president.”
  • Rand Paul says that Biden's push for a $15 minimum wage reflects a 'hate' for Black teenagers

    01/23/2021 6:21:57 PM PST · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan 23 | John L. Dorman
    GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky on Friday came out swinging against President Joe Biden, saying that the Democratic president's push for a $15 minimum wage would hurt Black youth. During an interview with Fox host Sean Hannity, Paul alleged that a minimum wage increase would put 4 million people out of work. "The people who lose their jobs first when you hike up the minimum wage are Black teenagers," Paul said. "So, you know, 'Why does Joe Biden hate Black teenagers?' should be the question. Why does Joe Biden want to destroy all of these jobs?" He added: "Even...
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says Biden is ‘calling us racist’ in inauguration speech

    01/21/2021 2:20:42 PM PST · by RandFan · 32 replies
    Kentucky.com ^ | 1/21/21 AT 8:01 AM EST | BY JEREMY CHISENHALL
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quickly criticized President Joe Biden’s inauguration speech on Wednesday, saying Biden was calling Republicans racist. “If you read his speech and listen to it carefully, much of it is thinly-veiled innuendo calling us white supremacists, calling us racists, calling us every name in the book, calling us people who don’t tell the truth,” Paul said on Fox News Primetime. Paul said he also thought Biden was calling his political opponents liars.
  • Sean Hannity and Sen. Rand Paul Have Posted Their First Parleys Since Amazon Shut Down Parler

    01/21/2021 9:58:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Parler ^ | 01/21/2021
    From Sean Hannity: Sean Hannity 01/20/2021 @seanhannity I’ve spent my entire career fighting for free speech, even for those I strongly disagree with. We stand with Parler in the fight for free and open dialogue. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From Senator Rand Paul Senator Rand Paul 01/20/2021 @RandPaul Competition is the surest means to preserving free speech. Everyone, left and right, should be horrified at Big Tech’s attempt to stamp out speech. I wish Parler and all other innovators success in keeping the marketplace of ideas open and uncensored.
  • The Ultimate Irony: How A Threatened Swamp Fulfilled Trump’s Doomed Dream To Crack Down On Riots

    01/20/2021 2:52:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 20, 2021 | Christopher Bedford
    Unable to convince his deputies to clamp down on disorder while in power, Donald Trump now leaves a city occupied to cheers in honor of his successor (and his successor's army).WASHINGTON — For six months, President Donald Trump pushed for a harsher crackdown on the riots raging across the United States, facing constant pushback from officials worried that would further inflame the chaos and lead to needless death. As Joe Biden takes the oath of office and Trump exits Washington, the outgoing president’s dream is finally realized — ironically, too late to change a thing.Over the past week, somewhere between...
  • Rand Paul to Blinken: "Like Biden and Clinton you've been a consistent supporter of intervention in the Middle East"

    01/19/2021 4:52:49 PM PST · by RandFan · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 19 | Sen. Rand Paul
    Sen. Rand Paul Questions Sec. of State Nominee Blinken on Regime Change. "... It's a DISASTER!" Video...
  • Rand Paul warns Senate Republicans will 'destroy the party' if they vote to convict Trump

    01/17/2021 7:34:33 AM PST · by RandFan · 65 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Jan 17 | By Valerie Richardson
    Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, warned Friday that Senate Republicans will “destroy the party” if they vote to convict President Trump. Mr. Paul, who previously condemned the U.S. Capitol rioting and voted against objections to the 2020 presidential election, said one-third of voters would leave if Senate Republicans get behind the “insane and wrongheaded” impeachment push. “Look, I didn’t agree with the fight that happened last week, and I voted against overturning the election, but at the same time, the impeachment is a wrongheaded, partisan notion,” said Mr. Paul on Fox’s “The Ingraham Angle.” “But if Republicans go along with...
  • Rand Paul warns ONE THIRD of Republicans will leave the party if McConnell allows Trump to be convicted in impeachment trial as president plans revenge on 10 GOP lawmakers who voted against him

    01/16/2021 1:33:43 PM PST · by knighthawk · 107 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 16 2021 | MATTHEW WRIGHT
    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) declared that roughly 'a third' of all Republicans would leave the party if GOP senators team up with Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump as the lame duck president seeks to punish the 10 Republican representatives that voted for impeachment. Speaking with Fox News host Laura Ingraham Friday, Paul claimed that efforts to impeach Trump after he incited the mob last week were 'purely a partisan thing.' 'I didn't agree with the fight that happened last week, and I voted against overturning the election,' Paul said.
  • Sen. Rand Paul talks impeachment and Capitol riots

    01/15/2021 1:08:26 AM PST · by RandFan · 20 replies
    WNKY ^ | Jan 13 | Lexi Schweinert
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Wednesday Sen. Rand Paul, exactly one week after the attack on the Capitol described the events as a “bad day in our history.” When asked if the Capitol event would cause tensions within the Republican party and this is what he had to say. “You know I think it was a bad day in our history. What happened at the Capitol was led by people who had this misguided notion that the Congress should or would overturn the Electoral College. What I try to explain to people over and over again is the Electoral College is based...
  • Rand is annoying me a bit...

    01/08/2021 7:07:00 AM PST · by RandFan · 20 replies
    twitter ^ | Jan 8 | Sen. Rand Paul
    @RandPaul My thoughts and prayers go out to Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and his family. The Capitol police serve our nation well and this violence is inexcusable. [Links to NYT article]
  • Rand Paul on the Senate floor: "I can't vote to overturn the verdict of States"

    01/07/2021 1:43:04 PM PST · by RandFan · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 7 | Sen. Rand Paul
    Sen. Rand Paul on Protecting the Electoral College and Federalism Video...[2 mins 53 secs]
  • Rand Paul's speech from an "undisclosed location"

    01/06/2021 2:58:17 PM PST · by RandFan · 167 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jan 6 | Sen. Rand Paul
    @RandPaulThis is the speech I'll be giving today from an undisclosed location. I wrote a speech today. I was planning to say I fear the chaos of establishing a precedent that Congress can overturn elections. Boy, was I right. Chaos. Anarchy. It’s wrong and un-American. The vote we are about to cast is important. Now more than ever. The question is: Should Congress override the certified results from the states and nullify the states’ right to conduct elections? The vote today is not a protest; the vote today is literally to overturn the election! Voting to overturn state-certified elections would...
  • Rand Paul: "My oath to the Constitution doesn’t allow me to disobey the law. I cannot vote to overturn the verdict of the states"

    01/06/2021 2:34:04 PM PST · by RandFan · 98 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan 6 | CNN
    @CNNPolitics Republican Sen. Rand Paul: "My oath to the Constitution doesn’t allow me to disobey the law. I cannot vote to overturn the verdict of the states"
  • Rand Paul: Today’s mayhem sets back any intelligent debate for a generation

    01/06/2021 2:12:25 PM PST · by conservative98 · 145 replies
    Violence and mob rule is wrong and un-American, and it will not bring about election reform. Today’s mayhem sets back any intelligent debate for a generation. Just stop it.— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) January 6, 2021
  • To Protect The Vulnerable, These Politicians Put Themselves At The Back Of The COVID Vaccine Line

    01/04/2021 7:50:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 4, 2021 | Paulina Enck
    'The mere suggestion that Members of Congress are in any way more important than the very people who gave us the privilege of serving in Congress is appalling.'As COVID-19 vaccine disbursement has begun, the question arises of who deserves the first doses. While many agree that priority should go towards the most vulnerable, including the elderly and health-care workers, one group that likely was nowhere near the top of anyone’s list has jumped to the front of the line: politicians. Public officials were granted priority, and several elected officials made use of their spot in line. While few would begrudge...
  • Rand Paul: Snowden revealed that the most POWERFUL spy in the world, James Clapper, spied on Americans and lied about it

    12/31/2020 10:17:50 AM PST · by RandFan · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | Dec 25 | By Ebony Bowden
    WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress are pushing President Trump to grant clemency to whistleblower Edward Snowden amid a blitz of pardons during his final weeks in the White House, according to a new report. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), as well as recently pardoned Trump associate Roger Stone, have all asked the president in recent days to drop the criminal charges against the former National Security Agency contractor, Politico reported Thursday. The president’s allies reportedly see Trump as increasingly amenable to the controversial idea and have pitched Snowden as someone who was unfairly persecuted after exposing...
  • 'Smart toilet' grant flushes $6.9M away, Rand Paul says

    12/31/2020 9:54:53 AM PST · by BuckeyeGW · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/331/20 | Kerry Picket
    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul brought to light a $6.9 million provision for a “smart toilet” that was part of his annual federal government waste report that tabulated $54.7 billion in government waste in the past year.