“Sen. Rand Paul, a conservative Kentucky Republican and one-time presidential contender, temporarily blocked a Senate vote on a sweeping bipartisan budget deal on Thursday — a move that could force Congress to miss a midnight funding deadline and trigger a partial government shutdown.”
Rand Paul’s filibuster appears to be right-headed at first glance but the media will use it to push the Trump Shutdown narrative.
Sen. Rand Paul on the new senate spending bill: “If you were against President Obama’s deficits, and now you’re for the Republican deficits, isn’t that the very definition of hypocrisy?”
Sen. Rand Paul on the new senate spending bill: "If you were against President Obama's deficits, and now you're for the Republican deficits, isn't that the very definition of hypocrisy?" t.co/pgybhyZMsA pic.twitter.com/trsb6zQ70K
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