Skip to comments.Randís Reveal: Paul Just Announced His Decision On The Kavanaugh Confirmation
Posted on 07/30/2018 12:40:15 PM PDT by detective
GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will support Judge Brett Kavanaughs confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, despite early misgivings about his nomination.
The senators support, initially in doubt, staves off a fatal defection that could have proved disastrous to Kavanaughs confirmation prospects.
In a lengthy tweet thread posted Monday morning, Paul said he was satisfied with Kavanaughs legal writings in a range of areas, despite his concerns about the judges views on the National Security Agencys (NSA) metadata collection program. The senator specifically identified the First and Second Amendments, separation of powers, property rights, and agency law as topics on which Kavanaugh will carefully adhere to the Constitution and will take his job to protect individual liberty seriously.
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I think the chicks will come around.
“GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will support Judge Brett Kavanaughs confirmation”
uh, yeah. I’m NOT shocked, I tell you! NOT shocked!
I said from the get-go there was no way Rand Paul was going to vote against Kavanaugh.
hehehehe they wish they were chicks - more like old broody hens.
“I think the chicks will come around.”
yeah, i don’t think there’s any real question about that either ...
Paul has definitely been coming around to Trump lately. Good to see.
I agree with Paul. Kavenaugh is highly suspicious from early days. Character doesnt always change but sometimes poor character hides. A good character explains previous poor character. But at this point, how can you not confirm this guy? And hope for another appt soon? If Kavenaugh stays buyable like he was for the Clintons, we will all be sorry.
I agree. The babes will support him.
Who could have seen this coming (for the umpteenth time)?
Rand, get a different act, one we haven’t seen countless times before.
Good. I hope they confirm him quickly.
he milked it dry for attention from his buddies in the MSM.
A number of us predicted his grandstanding (again) would result in a vote for Kavanaugh.
I’m tired of him pulling this nonsense over and over.
His followers think he’s simply implementing due diligence. I think he’s implementing a “look at me” moment, to convince folks he’s the real deal.
After so many times him doing this sort of thing, I’ve grown tired of his act.
But he’ll absolutely get the votes of the Dems in RED states, so Kavanaugh is “in”!
I was going to post something similar, but on second thought decided to go with the Red state Dem votes.
There is a fine line between the two and often aspects of both are present.
But if Paul says he wants to check the man’s writings, I feel confident that he is in fact putting in the time to do just that-examine the man’s writings. As long as he’s doing the work, he has every right, and obligation even, to say he is going to withhold his support until after he’s had a chance to complete the process. I’m especially sensitive about surveillance issues myself so I’m happy to see Rand doing some watchdog duty on the issue.
If Rand simply withheld his comments until after he had checked the guy out, I would have a lot more respect for him.
He walks out to a microphone and makes a big splash, when he doesn’t need to make any statement at all.
It’s for effect, and I don’t care for it.
I don’t see 52 Senators making that kind of play, just him.
I think they will only oppose him if they think they can actually block him. If Manchin supports Kavanaugh, they will no longer have that ability.
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