Government Shuts Down After Rand Paul Blocks Budget Vote


ㅤ”Despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s offer to allow Paul to offer a budget point of order at 6 p.m. — which would give him the opportunity to register his objections to the bill while allowing leadership to bring it to the floor for a procedural vote — the senator refused to end his protest until leadership agreed to a vote on an amendment restoring 2011 budget caps.”

Full story at The Daily Caller, image from amazonaws(.com) – 2/9/18.ㅤTags: paul, rand paul, government shut down, spending bill.

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Paul holding up Senate budget vote

Pictured: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)

ㅤ”Rand Paul said he isn’t pushing for a shutdown but ‘I’m also not advocating for keeping the damn thing open and borrowing a million dollars a minute.'”

Full story at The Hill, image from amazonaws(.com) – 2/8/18.ㅤTags: paul, rand paul, funding, budget ceilings, conservative, politics.

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Rand Paul Calls for Investigation of Obama Officials Colluding Against Trump: ‘Worse than Watergate!’

ㅤ”Time to investigate high ranking Obama government officials who might have colluded to prevent the election of @realDonaldTrump! This could be WORSE than Watergate!” — Rand Paul

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Rand Paul to vote for Senate GOP tax bill

ㅤ”‘This tax bill is a true test for my colleagues. I’m not getting everything I want — far from it. … I’ve fought for and received major changes for the better — and I plan to vote for this bill as it stands right now,’ Paul wrote in a Fox News op-ed.”

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