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RANDíS STAND: Sen. Paul VOWS to BLOCK Trumpís Picks for State Dept., CIA
Hannity ^ | March 14, 2018 | Hannity Staff

Posted on 03/14/2018 11:20:42 AM PDT by conservative98

GOP Senator Rand Paul publicly announced his total opposition to President Trump’s nominees to head the State Department and the CIA on Wednesday; saying he’s “going to do everything” he can to block them from office.

According to Politico, the outspoken Senator revealed his intentions while speaking with reporters at the US Capitol, saying people “complain sometimes about the filibuster” but added he plans to use the procedural maneuver to derail the nomination process.

“People complain sometimes about the filibuster, they complain about trying to obstruct… “I’m going to do everything I can to block them,” said Paul.

“I’m perplexed by the nomination of people who love the Iraq War so much that they would advocate for a war with Iran next,” Paul added. “It goes against most of the things President Trump campaigned on, that the unintended consequences of regime change in Iraq led to instability in the Middle East.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: 115th; haspel; johnbolton; kentucky; mikepompeo; nevertrump; nevertrumper; nevertrumpers; obstructionistdems; paul; pompeo; randpaul; sospompeo; trump; trumpstatedept
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1 posted on 03/14/2018 11:20:42 AM PDT by conservative98
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2 posted on 03/14/2018 11:21:08 AM PDT by conservative98
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I believe, this is the reason why Rand is against the new CIA director nominee:

See this separate thread:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3639642/posts


3 posted on 03/14/2018 11:22:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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If he was good enough for CIA, why is not good enough for State? Also how is Gaspel somehow worse than Pompeo? Rand picks weird hills to die on.


4 posted on 03/14/2018 11:24:21 AM PDT by proust ("The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.")
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To: conservative98

Bitch be trippin’! Fo’ real!

CC


5 posted on 03/14/2018 11:25:17 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Do you know what really burns my ass? A flame about 3 feet high.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The good news is Rand’s vote wont amount to anything and they will be confirmed


6 posted on 03/14/2018 11:26:31 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: conservative98
Not a fight you should be waging, Rand.

“It goes against most of the things President Trump campaigned on, that the unintended consequences of regime change in Iraq led to instability in the Middle East.”

When has the Middle East EVER been stable? Trump's purpose is to have a STRONG SecState, one who will carry out his policies with vigor. Having a strong US policy regarding the Middle East will always render positive results for the US and Israel. You always want to negotiate with a position of strength. BHO had NONE. Trump has proven, in roughly 1 year in office, that he has strength.

7 posted on 03/14/2018 11:27:05 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: conservative98
Paul is supposedly still persnickety because these people supported the Iraq war and he didn't. Seems strange to re-litigate something that happened 15 years ago. But Rand Paul has always been a strange one. Not that it will matter as Republicans will probably pick up a couple democrats like Joe Manchin.
8 posted on 03/14/2018 11:27:45 AM PDT by apillar
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Bitch be trippin’! Fo’ real!
Word. Noam sayin', Bruh?
9 posted on 03/14/2018 11:28:53 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Get out of my country now)
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To: conservative98

Rand please, while you are in office, please stop smoking marijuana.

5.56mm


10 posted on 03/14/2018 11:29:38 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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President Trump did in fact campaign about using his negotiating skills to end the war mongering. He also campaigned against regime change. Somehow, he got convinced by the globalists that Assad was the bad guy. Trump's on the wrong side, supporting what the US did to topple the gov in Kiev. He got caught up in giving the fake leaders in Afghanistan more time.

On this issue, I support Rand Paul.

11 posted on 03/14/2018 11:30:38 AM PDT by grania (Deplorable and Proud of It!)
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I hope that gal was not just happy but she poured the water herself.

Rand is such a mixed bag.


12 posted on 03/14/2018 11:32:36 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (DACA is going to be a riot!)
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To: apillar

But Rand Paul has always been a strange one.


Less strange than Ron. The apple doesn’t fall far.


13 posted on 03/14/2018 11:33:50 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: apillar
Republicans will probably pick up a couple democrats like Joe Manchin

Munchkin may possibly support in a desperate bid to remain relevant. It won't work.

PATRICK MORRISEY FOR US SENATE!!!!

14 posted on 03/14/2018 11:34:56 AM PDT by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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To: M Kehoe
Aqua Buddha?
15 posted on 03/14/2018 11:37:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainlaend US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: conservative98

I don’t think Paul is very smart. He could easily be sucked into the political swamp draining. The loser is going to lose.


16 posted on 03/14/2018 11:41:45 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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Rand is still Ron’s boy....


17 posted on 03/14/2018 11:43:17 AM PDT by trebb (I stopped picking on the mentally ill hypocrites who pose as conservatives...mostly ;-})
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To: EagleUSA

Rand still upset about the 2nd GOP debate?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMSN7X16pck


18 posted on 03/14/2018 11:44:20 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: SeekAndFind

Yep, with her intimate knowledge of ‘controversial activities’, she could be bad news for some ‘honorable’ senators, eh? Methinks he doth squeaketh too much.


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