U.S. Senate Votes on Sen. Rand Paul’s AUMF Repeal Amendment

U.S. Senator Rand Paul forced the U.S. Senate to hold its first vote addressing an AUMF since 2002, as the Senate voted on his effort to amend the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force.  “For the first time in 15 years, we are … Continue reading U.S. Senate Votes on Sen. Rand Paul’s AUMF Repeal Amendment

Dr. Rand Paul Holds Hearing on Wasteful, End-of-the-Year Spending

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Subcommittee for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), held a hearing entitled, “Prudent Planning or Wasteful Binge? Another Look at End-of-the-Year Spending.”  This marked Dr. Paul’s second hearing exploring what has become known as “use it or lose it” spending, where agencies try to … Continue reading Dr. Rand Paul Holds Hearing on Wasteful, End-of-the-Year Spending

VIDEO: Dr. Rand Paul Calls for Sunsetting 2001/2002 AUMFs

(Remarks as prepared for delivery to the U.S. Senate - September 12, 2017) I rise today to oppose unauthorized, undeclared, and unconstitutional war.  What we have today is basically unlimited war – war anywhere, anytime, any place on the globe. This vote will be to sunset, in 6 months, the 2001 and 2002 authorizations for … Continue reading VIDEO: Dr. Rand Paul Calls for Sunsetting 2001/2002 AUMFs

Dr. Rand Paul Stands Up for Fiscal Responsibility

U.S. Senator Rand Paul released the following statement after voting against H. Con. Res. 71, the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution: “The American people are sick and tired of Congress spending recklessly with no end in sight. We can’t spend our way to prosperity. Today, the Senate considered a budget that simply didn’t measure up … Continue reading Dr. Rand Paul Stands Up for Fiscal Responsibility

Dr. Rand Paul Proposes Association Health Plans as Solution to 27 Million Left Behind by Obamacare

U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul held a press conference Friday in Louisville, where he proposed changing the laws governing group insurance and legalizing Association Health Plans. Joined by representatives from two dozen Kentucky organizations, whose nearly 2 million members, employees, and family members could benefit from these changes, Dr. Paul spoke about the importance … Continue reading Dr. Rand Paul Proposes Association Health Plans as Solution to 27 Million Left Behind by Obamacare

Dr. Rand Paul Denied a Copy of U.S. House’s Obamacare Repeal Draft

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul learned that the U.S. House’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace draft legislation is being hidden away in a “secure location” and was denied in the U.S. Capitol building from making a copy of the legislation for the American people and all of their representatives to read. “I promised Kentuckians I … Continue reading Dr. Rand Paul Denied a Copy of U.S. House’s Obamacare Repeal Draft

Sens. Paul, Lee, and Cruz Will Oppose ‘Obamacare Lite’

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul was joined by Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in taking a firm, public stand to declare they would accept nothing less than full repeal of Obamacare. In the following, coordinated tweets, the senators put those who would push “Obamacare Lite” on … Continue reading Sens. Paul, Lee, and Cruz Will Oppose ‘Obamacare Lite’