Rand Paul – a man who voted for a $1.5 trillion tax cut for the wealthy – is grinding the government to a halt for a few hours just to get some attention on cable news.
What's obvious is that Republicans don't truly care about the deficit – they never have. Instead, they use it as a political football to get some cable news coverage or boost their poll numbers in an election year.
Republican leaders can afford to lose only two Republican votes on the budget plan, which would pave the way for large-scale tax cuts, if Democrats remain united in opposition. With Senator Thad Cochran out of town for health reasons, a defection by Paul would leave the vote on a razor's edge.
The White House wants to see the plan approved by Congress, but not even GOP leadership is interested in pushing the measure through.
It may be smart politics for a Senator from Kentucky to drone on about spending cuts while thousands of Americans are counting on relief funding, but it's not what compassionate human beings do.
U.S. Republican Senator Rand Paul said on Sunday that he remains open to supporting the Senate healthcare bill but only under certain circumstances.
Republican Senators Rand Paul (KY), Mike Lee (UT), Ron Johnson (WI), and Ted Cruz (TX) have all come out in opposition to the Senate Trumpcare bill.
With a slim margin for error and Republicans already backing away, Trumpcare may be on its deathbed before a single vote is cast in the U.S. Senate.
If there was a time for the president to revive Trumpcare, now would not be it.
“You are achieving the objectives of Vladimir Putin…trying to dismember this small country. If they object, they are now carrying out the desires and ambitions of Vladimir Putin."
As the Russia scandal continues to blow up, Rand Paul is urging the country to look away and focus on repealing the Affordable Care Act.
"I won’t vote for a terrible budget just to repeal Obamacare," Paul said on the Senate floor.
"If Hillary Clinton becomes president, I am going to do everything I can to make sure four years from now, we still got an opening on the Supreme Court.”
With no money, and little enthusiasm for his campaign, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has dropped out of the race for the 2016 Republican nomination.
Here are the winners and losers from the Fox News/Google Republican presidential debate.
Rand Paul gave the finger to everyone else for his failed campaign, staging a virtual rally at Twitter for those few who still care
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) doubled down on Donald Trump's vulgar obsession with Clinton's bathroom breaks, last seen during Trump's she got "schlonged" rant.
There were a few winners and a whole lot of losers at the CNN Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas.
If that's true, what Paul is saying is that I DO have the right to pursue happiness without my pants.
Sen. Rand Paul's new book has been a complete bomb, as the Republican presidential candidate has sold only 500 copies in two weeks.