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              Joe Carr, a conservative leader in Rutherford County, on Thursday endorsed Dr. Manny Sethi in his U.S. Senate race and said he will host the physician as well as U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) at a cookout on July 18. Sethi posted Carr’s endorsement on his Facebook page here. “I want a fighter. Dr. Manny stands firm in defending our conservative values, and he will not waver in the Senate. We need to...
    The Roman Judge Lucius Cassius is reported to have often used the phrase: “Cui bono” or “who benefits?” That very question needs to be asked in examining why an intelligence officer in our government committed a felony by releasing classified information alleging that the Russians are paying bounties for the Taliban to kill American soldiers. Who benefits? Well, obviously partisan anti-Trump Democrats, and their facilitators in the media, are beside themselves with glee. This felonious leak furthers their campaign narrative...
    An Arizona Republican accused Drs. Anthony FauciAnthony FauciTrumps focus scattered amid multiple crises SC beach linked to hundreds of coronavirus cases as it braces for 4th of July tourists The Hills Coronavirus Report: Stagwell President Mark Penn says Trump is losing on fighting the virus; Fauci says U.S. going in the wrong direction in fight against virus MORE and Deborah Birx of the White Houses coronavirus task force of undermining President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill...
    FBI investigators say Breonna Taylor’s months-old case is a “top priority” for them. “We have our best agents working on this,” Robert Brown, the special agent in charge of Louisville’s FBI field office, told activists in a conference call, according to ABC News. “This is definitely our top priority.” Taylor, a 26-year-old Black EMT, died in March after she was fatally shot by plainclothes police who arrived at her home in Louisville late at night to execute a no-knock warrant...
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) berated Dr. Anthony Fauci over what he called the politicization of the coronavirus response, specifically in relation to the reopening of schools. The top expert on the presidents White House coronavirus task force was testifying before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee when Paul accosted him. When are we gonna tell the people the truth? Paul asked. That its OK to take their kids back to...
    Alex Henderson July 1, 2020 1:17AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was highly critical of Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts when he spoke Tuesday for a coronavirus Senate hearing. During the hearing, the GOP senator argued in favor of schools reopening and accused health officials of being arrogant know-it-alls — an assertion that Paul is being slammed for on Twitter. Arguing in favor of schools reopening, Paul asserted, We need to not be...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul weighed in on the fight against the latest coronavirus surge during a Tuesday interview on “Your World with Neil Cavuto.” Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto began the wide-ranging interview with a question about Paul’s earlier Senate panel confrontation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and how much the two actually differed on schools opening in the fall. “It takes a little bit to draw out of Dr. Fauci, but in the end, he did seem to agree with...
    Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulOvernight Defense: Lawmakers demand answers on reported Russian bounties for US troops deaths in Afghanistan | Defense bill amendments target Germany withdrawal, Pentagon program giving weapons to police Senators push to limit transfer of military-grade equipment to police Hillicon Valley: Democrats introduce bill banning federal government use of facial recognition tech | House lawmakers roll out legislation to establish national cyber director | Top federal IT official to step down MORE (R-Ky.) on Tuesday criticized...
    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was highly critical of Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts when he spoke Tuesday for a coronavirus Senate hearing. During the hearing, the GOP senator argued in favor of schools reopening and accused health officials of being arrogant know-it-alls — an assertion that Paul is being slammed for on Twitter. Arguing in favor of schools reopening, Paul asserted, “We need to not be so presumptuous that we know everything. … Perhaps our planners might think...
    SENATOR Rand Paul informed Dr Fauci that optimism was the key to fighting coronavirus as the contagious disease continues to spread. The Republican senator made the remarks during a Senate committee on Tuesday, when the top doc revealed his fears of daily cases reaching 100,000. Rand Paul lambasted health expert FauciCredit: AFP Dr Fauci was told to be more optimistic about the spread of coronavirusCredit: UPI Rand blasted arrogant health experts for not looking on the brighter side of the...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci has become an unlikely hero and villain alike for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. During a congressional hearing on Tuesday, he found himself playing that dual role once again, facing criticism for a lack of “optimism” from one senator while being lauded for his cautious approach by others. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee he is “very concerned” about the increasing...
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday ripped into Dr. Anthony Fauci and what he called government “central planners” during a hearing on COVID-19 response, asserting that Americans should not be “sheep” — and that US schools should reopen. “It is a fatal conceit to believe any one person or small group of people has the knowledge necessary to direct an economy or dictate public health behavior. I think government experts need to show caution in their prognostications,” Paul, a Republican...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci during his testimony in front of a Senate panel. “It is a fatal conceit to believe any one person or small group of people has the knowledge necessary to direct an economy or dictate public health behavior,” Paul said Tuesday. “I think government health experts during this pandemic need to show caution in their prognostications.” The senator accused public health experts of “instilling undue fear” in school teachers over the coronavirus...
    During a tense exchange on Capitol Hill, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Tuesday blasted the nation’s top public health experts for their lack of optimism during the unprecedented, highly lethal, and surging coronavirus pandemic. “We need to not be so presumptuous that we know everything,” the Kentucky Republican said during an impassioned plea to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the need for schools to reopen. He went on to call America’s public health community...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul joined the Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill for a wide-ranging interview on police reform, the Black Lives Matter protests happening across the country and the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. In this interview clip, Paul goes after the Governors of New York and New Jersey for implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from states that are now considered coronavirus hot spots including Arizona, Texas and Florida. (RELATED: Exclusive: ‘Mayhem And...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul joined the Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill for a wide ranging interview on police reform, the Black Lives Matter protests happening across the country and the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. In this interview Paul weighs in on the efforts to tear down American statues and he compares those involved in this effort to the Taliban. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: Trump Activating 400 National Guard Troops Through July 8 To Protect Federal...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul joined the Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill for a wide ranging interview on police reform, the Black Lives Matter protests happening across the country and the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. In the interview, Paul blasted Democrats for blocking a Republican police reform bill on a procedural vote Wednesday without debating the legislation. (RELATED: Senate Democrats Block Republican Police Reform Legislation.) “I think the Democrats politicized this,” said Paul. “I...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A new sentencing date has been set for a Kentucky man who tackled U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, breaking several of the lawmakers ribs. Rene Boucher was scheduled to be re-sentenced on July 27 on a count of assaulting a member of Congress, The Bowling Green Daily News reported. Boucher had served a 30-day sentence, paid a $10,000 fine and performed community services after pleading guilty to attacking his then-neighbor Paul over a lawn maintenance issue...
    The Louisville Metro Council voted unanimously on Thursday in favor of “Breonna’s Law,” a proposal that prohibits police officers and other public safety officials from executing no-knock search warrants during the course of an investigation.  According to WLKY, the city council voted 26-0 in favor of the proposal, which the mayor suggested will be promptly signed: “I suspended use of these warrants indefinitely last month, and wholeheartedly agree with Council that the risk to residents and officers with this kind...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul introduced the Justice For Breonna Taylor Act on Thursday, legislation which would constitute a near-total ban on “no-knock” warrants that allow police to raid homes without first notifying the occupants. The bill would ban federal police or local police who receive federal funding from obtaining a no-knock warrant. This was reportedly the basis upon which Louisville, Kentucky police officers entered the home of Breonna Taylor and fatally shot her on March 13. The incident prompted...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Referring to George Floyd’s death as a murder, Sen. Rand Paul spoke out Tuesday against no-knock search warrants and the militarization of police departments during a conversation with activists seeking answers for the shooting death of a black woman by Louisville police. During the discussion, Paul lamented that police officers sometimes follow bad policies. And in cases of police abuse, the bar for firing offending officers should be low, he said. The Kentucky lawmaker, who...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Sen. Rand Paul endorsed Manny Sethi on Friday in his Republican bid for an open U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee. Sethi’s campaign announced the endorsement in the contested race to replace Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is retiring. Sethi’s main opponent is former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, a Nashville businessman whose endorsement from President Donald Trump has been the centerpiece of his campaign ahead of the Aug. 6 primary election. TOP...
    It became very emotional on the Senate floor as Democratic senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker debated anti-lynching legislation that is being held up by Republican Sen. Rand Paul. READ MORE: Decades after his murder, House finally passes Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Bill As the memorial for George Floyd took place in Minneapolis, Paul wanted to add an amendment to anti-lynching legislation named after Emmett Till, who was 14 when he was murdered in Mississippi in 1955. The Kentucky senator feels...
    (CNN)In an emotional exchange on the Senate floor, Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California spoke out Thursday against an amendment that GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was trying to add to anti-lynching legislation.As the memorial service for George Floyd was beginning in Minnesota, Paul, who has been holding up popular bipartisan legislation to make lynching a federal crime, came to the Senate floor in Washington to add an amendment to the anti-lynching legislation...
    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul acknowledged Wednesday that hes the lone holdout on passing a bill that would make lynching a federal crime. His objection holds up the bill even as Congress faces pressure for action during nationwide protests against racial violence. Congress has failed to pass anti-lynching legislation nearly 200 times over the past century, and the latest bill initially seemed poised for President Trumps desk earlier this year. But Paul, a Republican, said he wanted to see more discussion...