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Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish officials have claimed that he ...

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'I sleep with a loaded gun': Rand Paul's wife afraid of 'unhinged' people goaded by Democrats

Facing an increasingly polarized political climate, the wife of Senator Rand Paul says she sleeps with a loaded gun as a precaution against “unhinged” people being goaded by Democrats into harassing Republican lawmakers. The Paul household used to keep its doors unlocked, but now feels “under assault” by self-described activists who resort to intimidation, harassment and even physical violence, Kelley ...

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Rand Paul wants to lift US travel bans on Russian lawmakers if Moscow reciprocates – report

Republican Senator Rand Paul will introduce an amendment that would lift existing US sanctions on members of Russia’s Federal Assembly if Moscow agrees to nix its own sanctions targeting US lawmakers, according to the Daily Beast. Paul will present the legislation during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting on Wednesday, the Daily Beast, which obtained the text of the amendment, ...

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Assange should be given immunity if US wants him to testify – Rand Paul

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than 2,200 days in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, should be granted immunity from prosecution if he agrees to testify in the US, Senator Rand Paul has said. “I think that he should be given immunity from prosecution in exchange for coming to the United States and testifying,” Paul said in an ...

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US Senator Rand Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin

Published time: 8 Aug, 2018 13:55 Edited time: 8 Aug, 2018 13:56 I was honored to deliver a letter from President Trump to President Vladimir Putin’s administration. The letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges. — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) August 8, 2018 DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s ...

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US Supreme Court: GOP likely to lock down majority as Rand Paul lends support to nominee Kavanaugh

Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has lent his support to President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite saying as late as last week that he was “honestly undecided” on the judge. “After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination,” Paul tweeted on Monday. Paul’s support is crucial to passing Kavanaugh’s nomination, as Republicans ...

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Rand Paul: Hatred for Trump means ‘partisans would rather risk war’ than talk to Russia

“Trump Derangement Syndrome has officially come to the Senate,” said Republican Senator Rand Paul, as he called on lawmakers to drop their “crazy hatred” of the US president and instead focus on renewed diplomacy with Russia. The senator from Kentucky made the comments during a House session on Thursday. Taking to the floor to oppose a resolution from Vermont Senator ...

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Ex-CIA Director John Brennan must testify on ‘spygate’ – Sen. Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul called for former CIA Director John Brennan to testify about whether he received secret information on Trump’s campaign from European or British sources. Paul wants him to testify before Congress under oath. “BIG question for John Brennan, who has become such a vocal spokesman. Did you receive any secret info on candidate Trump or his campaign from ...

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Randstanding: Rand Paul & the art of filibustering

The US government shut down for a few hours after Senator Rand Paul made the lawmakers miss the deadline for passing the budget, lambasting excessive government spending. It’s not the first time Paul filibustered a major deal. Paul, a fiscal hawk fiercely opposed to excessive government spending, railed against the 700-page spending bill that lawmakers only received the day before. ...

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Trump says Rand Paul’s call to end all US aid to Pakistan ‘a good idea’

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 11:21 US President Donald Trump praised a bill that Senator Rand Paul plans to introduce, aiming to cut all US aid to Pakistan, after the US State Department conditionally withheld security funding to the country. “Good idea Rand!” Trump tweeted Friday night, sharing a video of Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) promoting his bill to eliminate ...

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