Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has released his 2018 Festivus edition of “The Waste Report,” an annual project that this year details $114 million worth of wasteful spending by the U.S. government. The U.S. government currently has a total of about $22 trillion in debt, the report notes. How did we get there? According to Paul,
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said he will meet with President Donald Trump today and ask him to revoke ex-CIA director John Brennan‘s security clearance perhaps because the former spy chief is getting paid to leak secrets to the media. Paul made no specific allegations against Brennan, but floated a hypothetical situation based on the
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia—West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), at the Richwood manufacturing plant on Thursday, defined the state’s Senate Republican primary as the conservative insurgent Morrisey against the establishment Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV). Judd Roseberry, president, and CEO of Richwood, opened up the rally for Sen. Paul and Morrisey. Roseberry
The Associated Press by Michelle Moons23 Apr 2018Washington, DC0 23 Apr, 201823 Apr, 2018 Several Monday conversations with President Donald Trump, a meeting with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and reassurances about Afghanistan led Sen. Rand Paul to announce Monday evening that he would vote to support Pompeo as the next Secretary of State. Paul recounted
A bipartisan populist coalition is energizing an effort by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) to invoke the war powers resolution to stop an illegal U.S. war for which there is no congressional authorization. First started under former President Barack Obama, and continued under President Donald Trump, the United States
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News Tuesday that he supports “in principle” a bipartisan, anti-establishment effort in the Senate to invoke the War Powers Act to end U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The joint resolution, introduced last week by Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT), aims
On the day of the latest government shutdown, Congress passed a two-year $300 billion, 652-page budget under 18 hours, much to the dismay of conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) struck a deal on Wednesday to fund the government for two years, featuring substantial increases in domestic
Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images by Ian Mason8 Feb 20180 8 Feb, 20188 Feb, 2018 The U.S. Senate voted to fund the government in the early hours of Friday morning, potentially setting up an end to the new shutdown only hours after it began at midnight. Attempts to avert a shutdown altogether failed when deficit hawk Sen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government stumbled into a midnight shutdown Thursday as a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal, protesting the return of trillion-dollar deficits on the watch of Republicans controlling Washington. A shutdown — technically a lapse in agency appropriations — became inevitable as GOP Sen.
The White House advised government agencies on Thursday evening to prepare for a government shutdown as conservatives in Congress revolted against a two-year budget deal crafted by Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell. White House Office of Management and Budget spokesman John Czwartacki said, “Agencies are now being urged to review and prepare for lapse” in
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has learned another key lesson of the “age of sound bytes.” During an appearance on Neil Cavuto’s Fox Business Network show, Paul pointed out he didn’t mind using drones or any kind of technology against an “imminent threat,” whether it was a terrorist or “someone coming out of a liquor