Skip to comments.Graham, McCain blast Paul filibuster
Posted on 03/07/2013 9:19:37 AM PST by Red Steel
Sen. Rand Pauls filibuster didnt thrill all of his colleagues.
Almost exactly 24 hours after the Kentucky freshman began his information-seeking filibuster against CIA nominee John O. Brennan, fellow Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham took to the Senate floor to denounce his demands and say he was doing a disservice to the debate on drones.
I dont think what happened yesterday was helpful to the American people, said Mr. McCain, Republicans presidential nominee in 2008 who topped Mr. Pauls father, former Rep. Ron Paul, in that years primary.
And where even Democrats praised Mr. Paul for using Senate rules properly to launch a filibuster, Mr. McCain said it was an abuse of rules that could hurt the GOP in the long run.
What we saw yesterday is going to give ammunition to those who say the rules of the Senate are being abused, the Arizona Republican said.
Mr. Paul said he was filibustering to get the administration to affirm it wont kill non-combatant Americans in the U.S. but Mr. Graham and Mr. McCain said that was a ludicrous question.
I do not believe that question deserves an answer, Mr. Graham said.
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The Boob twins are at it again. McCain just go away.
They must love being demonized and blamed for everything by their new dinner companion. Wimps and cowards.
These two clowns need to just shut up and eat the free lunch Barry gave to them.
While Rand Paul conducted a filibuster to defend our Constitutional rights, Graham & McQueeg dined with the usurper of our freedoms. Bastards.
I guess this makes the divorce final and the civil war is fully under way. I know which side I’m on. I’m on the side that won’t kill me with a missile by pushing a button in Washington.
Can you circle two wagons?
I suggest Freepers log into the Washington Times and add comments to McLame and Miss Lindsey.
Number of Americans killed in the US by AQ 2,958. By Drones 0.
McCain: “I don’t like the Rand filibuster because it sets a precedent that requires us to actually voice our citicisms of the nominee rather than hiding behind procedural fluff. If I’m perceived as a racists or hypercritical, my constituency may stop voting for me and I’ll be out of a cushy, do-nothing job!”
This is what happens when you spend all your spare time under the Oval Office Desk.
What these assclowns want is an ivite to the special Ops Room at the White Hut when Bronco Bamma orders the drone attack against those that oppose Open Borders.
The nice weather is coming. Time for the Tea Party to take to the streets again. Right around tax time would be good.
McLame (RINO-AZ) and Grahamnesty (POOFTER-SC) are upset only because Paul stepped on the “news” of their pigout last night w/ B. Hussein at the ritzy Trough ‘N Brew restaurant.
Stuff it, RINOs.
Whoever runs against lil’ Lyndsey in SC is going to get a donation from me. Possibly the largest I’ve ever made. It is a crime to have such a pantie waste in the great conservative state of South Carolina. Much like Cruz in Texas, we need to get the right kind of conservatives in those seats and not waste them on turncoats.
These men are statists. They may choose to wear a “Republican” badge at election time, but they have no idea what a republic is.
What a pair of traitor twits.
Less than ridiculous... USELESS.
Limbaugh is tearing them up right now and he should.
McCain is literally the most treacherous, vile, spineless fool I have ever seen.
Last night I finally felt we had a chance for liberty again. Not this current cesspit of control-freak laws and mindless regulations that strangle the free human soul.
McCain is demon - and Lindsey Graham, well.. we all know what sad, weak sissy he is.
I stand with Rand.