Schumer blasts Paul’s delay of $40B Ukraine package as ‘repugnant’

Schumer blasts Paul’s delay of $40B Ukraine package as ‘repugnant’

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday slammed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for delaying a $40 billion Ukraine aid package by one week, calling the move “repugnant” and predicting the legislation will pass the Senate Thursday. “This should already have been done...

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Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

This post was originally published on this siteSens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer worked together to try to pass the aid for Ukraine Thursday. Paul didn’t accept their compromise.     

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What Rand Paul’s Russia exchange with Antony Blinken was really about

What Rand Paul’s Russia exchange with Antony Blinken was really about

This post was originally published on this siteSome wagered this was about Paul justifying Russia’s invasion. But context is important.

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Rand Paul says U.S. backing Ukraine in NATO played role in Russia’s invasion

Rand Paul says U.S. backing Ukraine in NATO played role in Russia’s invasion

This post was originally published on this siteThe remarks — criticized as an echo of Russian talking points — came during a clash with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who affirmed Kyiv’s right to choose a future independent of Moscow.

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‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

This post was originally published on this site Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) admitted this week that he is demonizing Dr. Anthony Fauci to raise money because “that’s what politics is about.” Fauci has said that Paul’s attacks have resulted in death threats. At a hearing on Wednesday, Fauci called out...

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Almost Unanimous, 2021 edition: We asked why these lone dissenters withheld their votes on bills

Almost Unanimous, 2021 edition: We asked why these lone dissenters withheld their votes on bills

This post was originally published on this site“Go Your Own Way” by Bill Gracey is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. As Frank Sinatra sang: “And more… much more than this… I did it my way.” Sometimes a Congress member will find themselves voting against something for which every single one of their...

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Unlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed…

Unlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed…

This post was originally published on this siteUnlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed arms sale to Saudi Arabia Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN5) Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Rand Paul and Ilhan Omar: the most opposite pairing since Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito in the movie Twins....

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GOP anger with Fauci rises

GOP anger with Fauci rises

This post was originally published on this siteAnthony Fauci has taken GOP anger with him to a new level by stating that Republicans who criticize him are “really criticizing science because I represent science.” The right exploded at the weekend remarks from an interview with “Face the…

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Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

This post was originally published on this siteGOP Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) on Monday fired back at chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci after he gave an in-depth interview in which he called their criticisms “dangerous.”While sitting down with “Face…

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‘Kentucky needs a new deal’: Charles Booker outlines plan to defeat Rand Paul, abolish poverty

‘Kentucky needs a new deal’: Charles Booker outlines plan to defeat Rand Paul, abolish poverty

This post was originally published on this site In a stirring speech on Saturday, Charles Booker, a former Kentucky state representative and now a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate running to unseat Republican incumbent Rand Paul, shed light on the persistence of poverty in the Bluegrass State and made the case...

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