Tag: Sen. Rand Paul

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Democrats Silent on Highest Ranking Openly Gay Nominee

Nine Democratic senators facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump 18 won months ago remain silent on the nomination of Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany ahead of the final vote Thursday. Grenell, who is openly gay, would be, if confirmed, among the highest ranking openly-gay U.S. government officials ever to serve.

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Border Wall Could Be Funded for Less than Two Percent of Omnibus Bill

Earlier this week, Congress approved a $1.3 trillion omnibus bill to fund the federal government. But despite the bill’s huge cost, it did not include full funding for a wall across the United States’ southern border, even though it would have cost less than two percent of the bill’s total.

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Exclusive — Rand Paul: Real Men Cut Taxes

Real men (as well as pull-no-punches women) cut taxes. The lesser mortals that tend to inhabit Washington wring their hands and get all weak in the knees when it comes to cutting taxes. Rumors are President Trump will propose a real tax cut. I certainly hope so.

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Capitol Hill Conservatives Welcome Speaker Paul Ryan’s Ryancare Retreat

Capitol Hill conservatives took satisfaction in Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) decision to withdraw the American Health Care Act from the House floor Friday afternoon—minutes before congressmen were to vote on the bill crafted to rescue the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump who came to Capitol Hill to rally support among GOP lawmakers for the Republican health care overhaul, in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Mark Meadows: The ‘Buffalo Buyout’ Won’t Save RyanCare

The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus told reporters Tuesday that despite a phone call with President Donald J. Trump he is not voting for the American Health Care Act, crafted by Speaker Paul Ryan (R.-WI) as an alternative to the clean repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.

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Many Ways to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is planning to meet with House Republicans on Wednesday to discuss Obamacare repeal and replacement plans. Eager to save the signature piece of legislation of his presidency, President Barack Obama plans to meet with Democrats on the same day to strategize on how to fend off the GOP’s attacks.

Former United States ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bolton: Interventionism vs. Non-Interventionism Debate Is ‘Very Unproductive’

While Former UN Ambassador John Bolton was careful to not discuss any potential role in a Trump administration, or take on recent criticism from Senator Rand Paul, he did tell Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Thursday, “You hear a lot of debate about interventionism versus non-interventionism. I find that debate very unproductive.”

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Rand Paul: Polls Showing Hillary Ahead Are ‘Designed To Suppress Turnout’

Wednesday on 800 WVHU radio’s “The Tom Roten Morning Show,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said polls showing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a lead over Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump were “designed to suppress turnout.” Paul said “You know,

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Rand Paul Says He Is Antithesis to ‘Uncle Bernie’ Sanders

“Is there anybody here from the Leave Me Alone Coalition?” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) asked Monday afternoon at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, where he thanked his staff, volunteers, and supporters for continuing to support his run for the presidency.

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SiriusXM Breitbart News Daily: Carly Fiorina, Sen. Rand Paul, Mark Levin

On the November 9, Breitbart News Daily show on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM EST, host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon will host and interview a number of guests. The program is the first live, conservative radio enterprise to air seven days a week. Sirius XM Vice President for news and talk Dave Gorab called the show “the conservative news show of record.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks with reporters after the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Paul/Mulvaney Conference Call: Mitch McConnell Should Do His Job, Or ‘Just Quit and Go Home’

“If [Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell] doesn’t really want to do his job” when it comes to budgeting, “he should just quit and go home,” South Carolina Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney says. “If he’s going to make it where the president gets to run the country unless the Congress disapproves something? That’s a joke. So no, I hope it doesn’t come to that.”