Rand Paul Delays Anti-Lynching Bill, Saying He Fears It Could Be Used in Cases of “Minor Bruises”

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has delayed anti-lynching legislation, saying “there has to be some give and take” on the measure’s language.

“We want the bill to be stronger. We think that lynching is an awful thing that should be roundly condemned and should be universally condemned. I don’t think it’s a good idea to conflate someone who has an altercation where they had minor bruises, with lynching,” Paul said. read more

Republicans Begin Witch Hunt, Plan to Investigate Obama Officials

Republicans in Congress have begun a witch hunt, as they have started to plan their own probe into top Obama-era officials and the 2016 election.

The GOP is obviously anxious to move past special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and the Trump campaign. So now they are starting to investigate “the investigators,” according to a new report in The Hill. read more