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Jay Patel
Jay Patel is the editor-in-chief of The Liberty Conservative.
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Massie, Biggs To Trump: “Listen To Your Gut Instincts” On Afghanistan, Iraq

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) have written a joint letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to immediately withdraw all troops from the “endless wars” in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Thank you for leadership and effort to bring our troops home and end the endless wars. We, the undersigned, respectfully request you immediately withdraw all U.S. military personnel from Afghanistan and Iraq,” the Congressmen wrote. “Throughout your entire Presidency, you have worked tirelessly to Make America Great Again.  We are confident you will repeat this feat again after this pandemic. However, the United… Keep Reading

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Thomas Massie Crushes Establishment Primary Challenger In Landslide Result

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has defeated Republican primary challenger Todd McMurtry by a seismic margin of 88% to McMurtry’s 12% as of Wednesday. Although the votes have not yet all come in, this represents a landslide result in a race where many establishment analysts suspected Massie was vulnerable. Massie’s victory is likely due to his reputation as a man of principle, as well as his accessible and constituent-driven approach to politics, which has left him with a strong support base in his district. Keep Reading

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Long-time Rand Paul Aide Takes Senior Post On Trump 2020 Campaign

Sergio Gor, the long-time Communications Director for the Senate office of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), announced on Wednesday that he is joining the Trump presidential campaign as the new Chief of Staff to the campaign’s Finance Committee. “Thrilled to be joining Team Trump as Chief of Staff to Trump Victory Finance Committee,” he wrote on Twitter. “National Chair Kim Guilfoyle has revolutionized fundraising & bundling. I couldn’t be with a better team as we advance to victory with Donald Trump.” Keep Reading

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Massie: Defunding Police Is The Absolute Wrong Thing To Do

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) challenged leftists calling for defunding the police, describing it as “wrong” in a Friday interview with Charles Payne on Fox Business. “Defunding the police is the absolute wrong thing to do,” Massie said. He then went on to rationalize his argument by suggesting defunding police departments could lead to an increased military role in law enforcement. “Listen, we have a healthy history in this country of separating our civilian police mission from our military mission,” Massie said. “The military does one thing well, and that is to bring overwhelming deadly force to the enemy, using tactics… Keep Reading

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Rep. Massie: 9th Amendment Is Most Important Part Of Constitution

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) expressed his belief that the most important part of the United States Constitution is the Ninth Amendment during an interview with  One America News Network’s Liz Wheeler on Thursday. “The Ninth Amendment is the most important amendment, or even part of our Constitution,” Massie said. “It basically said that just because they’ve listed some of your rights, in the Bill of Rights doesn’t mean that you don’t have other rights. In fact, all of the other rights that aren’t listed are yours as well.” Keep Reading

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Massie Defends The Constitution: “No Authority” For Mass Surveillance, Mandatory Vaccinations

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) challenged forced vaccinations, mandatory face masks and contact tracing during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in a Friday tweet. “There is no authority in the Constitution that authorizes the government to stick a needle in you against your will, force you to wear a face mask, or track your daily movements,” Massie wrote. “Anyone who says you have no right to avoid those things fundamentally misunderstands the 9th Amendment”. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul, Andy Biggs: Fauci Has “Emasculated The Medical Care System And Ruined The Economy”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) took on National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director Anthony Fauci in a scathing USA Today op-ed published on Thursday. “Fauci and company have relied on models that were later found to be deficient. He even has suggested that he can’t rely on any of the models, especially if the underlying assumptions are wrong. Yet, Fauci persists in advocating policies that have emasculated the medical care system and ruined the economy,” the members of Congress wrote. Keep Reading

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Massie Rails Against Big Meat’s Foreign Monopolies As He Advocates For PRIME Act

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) slammed big meat’s monopolies in an interview with Blaze TV‘s Matt Kibbe on Wednesday. “80 percent of all the meat that is consumed in the United States goes through four companies, and these companies have monopolized the meat processing business in the United States,” Massie said. “Two of them are wholly owned entities: one’s owned by the Chinese and one is owned by the Brazilians, and what we have now is not really the product of capitalism, this isn’t an efficient result of capitalism.” Massie went on to suggest removing onerous USDA regulations on meat sale… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Reveals Biden Ordered The Unmasking of Flynn’s Private Conversation

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) revealed on Twitter that former Vice President Joe Biden ordered the unmasking of General Mike Flynn’s private conversation with the Russian Ambassador to the United States, after requesting the names of the Obama administration officials involved from Director of National Intelligence Rich Grenell. “Declassified documents reveal V.P. Biden ordered the unmasking of General Flynn’s private conversation,” Paul wrote. “Anyone think that Biden might have abused his power to go after a political opponent…[?]” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Pass Massie’s PRIME Act To Rein In “Onerous Red Tape”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has urged Congress to pass the PRIME Act during an interview on Thursday. “The onerous red tape doesn’t make us safer. What it does is it creates a monopoly,” Paul told Local 12. The PRIME Act, which was originally written by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), would allow the in-state sale of meat by processors to grocery stores and restaurants without USDA approval. The bill was introduced in the Senate by Paul and Sen. Angus King (I-ME) in May 2019. However, it has been revived following the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has caused problems for national meat… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Suggests Obama “Knew About The Corruption” Of Hunter Biden

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has suggested that former President Barack Obama “knew about the corruption” of Hunter Biden while in office, during a Wednesday appearance on Fox News. “There’s been rumors for quite a while that people within the Obama administration knew about the corruption problems with Hunter Biden, that they warned the Vice President and maybe even the President about it,” Paul told Fox News’ Ed Henry. “I think that there could be a smoking gun, that there’s actually a record of some of these complaints that were going on at the time.” Paul went on to directly accuse… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Slams Gov. Beshear As “Drunk With Power”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has described Gov. Andy Beshear (D-KY) as “drunk with power” for his lockdown policies in a Friday interview with local radio network WBRT. “We’ve got a governor who is sort of drunk with power, and he’s deciding all the rules for opening your business, and it’s like ‘Who made him economic czar?” Paul told the host. “It’s a real big mistake to put so much power in a single person’s hands.” In particular, Paul criticized Beshear’s threats against churches that continued in-person services during the state lockdown. Keep Reading

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Rep. Massie: Pass PRIME Act To Put “America First”

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has called on Congress to immediately pass his PRIME Act in order to prevent wasted meat in a Sunday tweet. “Thousands of animals will be killed & wasted today instead of feeding families. Meanwhile Congress takes an extended vacation,” he wrote. “Pass the PRIME Act now to allow small American owned meat processors to catch the ball that the Chinese, Brazilian, & multinational processors dropped.” He continued in a second tweet, posted minutes later. “Farmers are going broke and shelves are going empty. Instead of just granting immunity from (American!) employee lawsuits to foreign owned companies,… Keep Reading

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Trump: Anti-Lockdown Protesters Are “Very Good People”, MI Governor Should “Make A Deal”

President Donald Trump has praised the anti-lockdown protesters in Lansing, Michigan and urged Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) to “make a deal” with them and partially reopen Michigan. In a Friday tweet, Trump said the unrelentingly pro-lockdown Governor should “give a little” to the demonstrators. “The Governor of Michigan should give a little, and put out the fire,” Trump wrote. “These are very good people, but they are angry. They want their lives back again, safely! See them, talk to them, make a deal.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Calls For Flynn Pardon

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has called on President Donald Trump to pardon former General Mike Flynn, Trump’s former National Security Advisor, in a Thursday tweet. “This is egregious and unacceptable behavior. I believe ⁦[President Trump] should pardon Gen. Flynn,” Paul wrote. The tweet linked to an article in The Hill exposing FBI entrapment of Flynn. The article claimed the FBI counterintelligence director, who was involved in the investigation into Flynn, had written a note which suggested the goal was to get Flynn to lie so that he could be fired or prosecuted. “What’s our goal? Truth/Admission or to get him… Keep Reading

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Trump: States Must Tackle Sanctuary Cities If They Want Stimulus Money

President Donald Trump suggested that stimulus money to states will be conditioned on tackling sanctuary cities at a Tuesday press conference. “The problem with the states is we’re not looking to recovery 25 years of bad management and take–give them the money that they lost. That’s unfair to other states,” Trump said. “Now, if it’s COVID related, I guess we can talk about it. But, we’d want certain things also, including sanctuary city adjustments, because we have so many people in sanctuary cities, which I don’t even think are popular even by radical left folks, because what’s happening is people… Keep Reading

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Trump Mocks Amash Presidential Bid: “I Like Him Even More Than Jill Stein!”

President Donald Trump mocked Rep. Justin Amash (L-MI) in a Wednesday tweet following the latter’s decision to announce an exploratory committee for President. Trump sarcastically described Amash as a “wonderful candidate” in the tweet, before going on to ridicule him as a failed politician. “I think Amash would make a wonderful candidate, especially since he is way behind in his district and has no chance of maintaining his Congressional seat,” Trump wrote. “He almost always votes for the Do Nothing Dems anyway. I like him even more than Jill Stein!” Keep Reading

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Amash Joined Libertarian Party On April 18, Making Him The Party’s First Ever Member of Congress

Rep. Justin Amash (L-MI) has joined the Libertarian Party as a member, according to a report by Detroit News and a tweet by the party’s national chairman. The report stated that Amash joined the party on his 40th birthday on April 18, prior to his decision to announce an exploratory committee for President. Libertarian National Committee Chairman Nicholas Sarwark subsequently confirmed Amash’s membership on Twitter. Keep Reading

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Rep. Justin Amash Forms Exploratory Committee For Libertarian Party Presidential Run

Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) announced on Tuesday that he is launching an exploratory committee for the Libertarian Party nomination for President of the United States. “Today, I launched an exploratory committee to seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president of the United States. Americans are ready for practical approaches based in humility and trust of the people,” Amash wrotewrote on Twitter. “We’re ready for a presidency that will restore respect for our Constitution and bring people together. I’m excited and honored to be taking these first steps toward serving Americans of every background as president.” Keep Reading

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Mike Lee Slams Pelosi’s Guaranteed Minimum Income Proposal

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) has slammed House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her guaranteed minimum income proposal, describing it as turning the United States into a “Western European-style socialized democracy” during a Monday interview with Fox News‘ Shannon Bream. “If we want to become a Western European-style socialized democracy, then that is the approach we should take,” Lee said. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Healthcare Public Option Is A “Lie”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) called out the so-called “public option” advocated by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a Sunday appearance on the Trump campaign’s War Room Weekly show. “It’s like most other lies that we hear: if you like your plan, you can keep it, was the original promise – but now this promise is if you like your plan you can keep it or you can get the government plan, it’s really not going to cost anything, I promise you, it won’t cost anything,” Paul told host Tim Murtaugh, the campaign communications director. “But it’s just not true.… Keep Reading

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Trump on Rand’s New Beard: “My Sons Have Those And I’m Not Sure I Approve”

President Donald Trump does not seem to be a fan of beards, according to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Sunday appearance on the War Room Weekly show, hosted by campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh. Sen. Paul noted that he had talked to the President two days ago, and Trump had commented on Paul’s new beard, which Paul had grown while in quarantine after contracting coronavirus. “You look very distinguished with your beard – you know my sons have those and I don’t really approve of those – I’m not really sure what I think of that beard,” Trump told… Keep Reading

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Gov. Noem Defends Keeping South Dakota Open: “I Believe In People’s Freedoms And Liberties”

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) has defended her policy not to pursue a full lockdown in South Dakota in a Wednesday interview with Breitbart News. Noem noted that past projections of a “surge” in the coronavirus outbreak have turned out to be false, before noting the relatively low numbers of hospitalized individuals. “I think we’ve got maybe 60 people in the hospital right now,” Noem stated. “We have 2,500 beds set aside for COVID-19 patients, but we only have 63 in.” Noem then emphasized that her decision not to lock South Dakota down was motivated by desire to protect the freedoms… Keep Reading

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Dr. Rand Paul: Coronavirus “Less Deadly” Than Expected

Rand Paul (R-KY) called for reopening the U.S. economy during a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, in the wake of new studies suggesting the coronavirus is significantly less deadly than previously anticipated. “No amount of money, not all the money in China will save us from ourselves,” Paul stated. “Our only hope of rescuing this great country is reopening our economy.” Paul, a medical doctor by profession, went on to suggest the impact of the coronavirus itself may not be as great as previously anticipated. “The number of people who have already developed antibodies to the coronavirus is… Keep Reading

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Mick Mulvaney To Focus On Brexit In New Role

Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has said he will focus on the impact of Brexit in his new role as U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland, according to a report by the Irish Times. Mulvaney, an Irish-American himself, suggested he was studying the impact of the coronavirus crisis on Brexit in the context of Northern Ireland before departing the United States to take his new post. “I have been using the time to familiarise myself with the issues,” Mulvaney said. Mulvaney noted that he plans to travel to Northern Ireland “as soon as the door opens”, and… Keep Reading

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Thomas Massie’s Primary Opponent Disavowed By Key Supporters

Senior congressional Republicans and pro-Israel groups have abandoned Todd McMurtry, the primary challenger to libertarian-minded Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), after racist remarks by McMurtry emerged on social media. House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) denounced the remarks and asked that her donation to McMurtry’s campaign be returned, as did Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH). “We as Republicans must not condone racism in any form. Last night I was alerted to tweets by a candidate to whom my political action committee made a contribution,” Cheney wrote on Twitter. “After reviewing the tweets, I asked that the contribution be returned.” Two… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Congressional GOP Failing To Stand By Trump On Afghanistan

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has suggested that President Trump remains largely alone in the Republican Party in his push to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, in an interview with Breitbart News which was published on Tuesday. “I think the president is sincere when he says he wants to end these long wars,” Paul stated. “He said a year ago at the State of the Union that great nations don’t fight perpetual war. He said this year at the State of the Union he was ready to bring the troops home, but he needs more allies.” “I’ve been an ally of… Keep Reading

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Rep. Massie: Trump “Deserves The Nobel Peace Prize” If He Ends Afghan War

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has called for President Donald Trump to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize if the President in successful in his efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and subsequently end the War in Afghanistan. “It’s refreshing to see peace being seriously discussed. The next step is bringing our brave troops home from Afghanistan,” Massie wrote on Twitter. “Trump deserves the Nobel Peace prize if he ends this war.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul To Campaign For Trump In New Hampshire Primary

The Donald Trump presidential campaign has announced that Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) will act as a surrogate for the President in the New Hampshire Republican primary. Paul was featured in a statement listing 20 surrogates issued by Trump campaign National Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Friday. The New Hampshire Republican primary is widely expected to be uncompetitive, with Trump winning 97.1% of the vote in the Iowa Republican caucus earlier this week. However, a near-unanimous victory for Donald Trump in New Hampshire would rally his base in the state and boost the confidence of the campaign going into the November… Keep Reading

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Trump Backs Massie’s Call To Fire Vindman

President Donald Trump has fired Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman, the Director of European Affairs at the National Security Council, after Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) called on the President to dismiss him in a Saturday tweet. “I’d fire him. I listened to his testimony in the SCIF. He’s a leaker, not a whistleblower. Vindman was upset that [Donald Trump] didn’t follow the script Vindman prepared for the phone call. Current Commander in Chief doesn’t take orders from a Lt. Col.!” Massie wrote in a tweet which was subsequently retweeted by Trump. Keep Reading

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Mulvaney To Stay On As White House Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump has announced White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney will stay on in his role as acting White House Chief of Staff. The news comes following a CNN report that Mulvaney had lost the confidence of the President, and was likely to be replaced with former Freedom Caucus chair Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) within the coming weeks. “That was a false report. I have a great relationship with Mick. I have a great relationship with Mark. And it’s false,” Trump said. Keep Reading

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Bannon Questions Soleimani Killing

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon appeared to question the recent targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani by a U.S. drone strike during an interview with the New York Times published on Tuesday. Bannon indicated that the move would hurt Trump’s support among “working-class, middle-class people, particularly people whose sons and daughters actually fight in these wars”, who had backed Trump in 2016 because of his promise to scale back the U.S. role in the Middle East. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Saudis “More Than Capable” Of Retaliating Against Iran Alone

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) urged the United States to stay out of the ongoing dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran following a recent attack on two oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia during a Thursday interview. “If you add Saudi Arabia’s military budget to all their allies, all these Gulf Sheikhdoms that surround Saudi Arabia, they spend eight times more on military than Iran. So they’re more than capable of holding off Iran, retaliating against Iran. That’s the question – why does it always have to be the U.S., why do we always have to get involved?” Paul told the One… Keep Reading

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Corey Lewandowski: Mulvaney’s “In Trump’s Corner”

Prospective U.S. Senate candidate Corey Lewandowski, the former manager of the 2016 Donald Trump presidential campaign, has hailed acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for his work in the administration in a Tuesday op-ed in The Hill. Lewandowski, a Trump loyalist, described Mulvaney as “one of the unsung heroes of the Trump administration” in the op-ed, stressing Mulvaney’s clampdown on leaks and to push the administration towards the anti-establishment policies that characterized the Trump presidential campaign. “Mulvaney isn’t a glorified body man who simply wants to orbit the president, nor does he think his job is to act as a… Keep Reading

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Rep. Massie: Jail Comey And Strzok!

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has called for former FBI Director James Comey and disgraced FBI official Peter Strzok to be jailed following the disclosure by former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne that both were involved in urging him to pursue a romantic relationship with alleged Russian spy Maria Butina. “The feds should let Maria Butina out of jail and put James Comey and Peter Strzok in her cell,” Massie wrote on Twitter, before linking to a Fox News interview where Byrne exposes the FBI’s sting operation. Keep Reading

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Former Rep. Joe Walsh Launches Primary Challenge To Trump

Former U.S. Representative Joe Walsh (R-IL) on Sunday announced that he will be challenging incumbent President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican presidential primaries. “I’m in. We can’t take four more years of Donald Trump,” Walsh wrote on Twitter. “And that’s why I’m running for President.” Walsh is the second challenger to announce his run, following former Governor Bill Weld (R-MA). Two other former Governors, Mark Sanford (R-SC) and John Kasich (R-OH), are also said to be mulling bids. Walsh seeks to differentiate himself from Weld, a centrist, by describing himself as a “contender from the right.” Keep Reading

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Libertarians Set To Win Knesset Seats In Israeli Elections

Israel’s libertarian party, Zehut, is set to pass the electoral threshold to win Knesset seats in next month’s Israeli elections, according to three consecutive national polls. Polls conducted by Haaretz/Dialog Institute, Israel Hayom/i24 News and Israeli public broadcaster Kan all show Zehut winning 4 seats in the upcoming elections. While this is a small number, it marks strong result for a new political party, and in an election as close as this one, Zehut could well hold the balance of power between the right-wing nationalist and the center-left liberal camps. Keep Reading

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Trump Slams Green New Deal At CPAC

President Donald Trump tore into the Democrats’ proposal for a Green New Deal during his “totally off script” speech at CPAC on Saturday. “The ‘new green deal’ or whatever the hell they call it. The new green deal, right? I encourage it, I think it’s really something they should promote,” Trump proclaimed to the packed ballroom in National Harbor, Maryland. “No planes. No energy. When the wind stops blowing, that is the end of your electric,” Trump continued. “Their plan would remove every gas-powered car from American roads. Oh, that’s not so bad. They want you to have one car… Keep Reading

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Pence Summarizes Trump’s Achievements at CPAC

Vice President Mike Pence chose to use his Friday speech at CPAC in order to summarize Trump’s record of success as President of the United States. “Under President Donald Trump, working Americans are winning again.  The forgotten men and women of America are forgotten no more,” Pence declared. Pence then went on to list Trump’s achievements on immigration, regulation, the judiciary, energy, and other issues of priority to conservatives. Keep Reading

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Mulvaney At CPAC: Prospect Of Peace With North Korea Still On The Table

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Reagan Dinner on Friday, Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney argued that the failure to reach a deal between President Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un during their recent meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam would not serve as an barrier to future peace talks. “The President really is a master negotiator, and he was able to walk away from a deal – thanks but no thanks, gotta go – but did so in such a fashion to keep all of the connections, all of the relationships still intact,” Mulvaney said. “So… Keep Reading

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Establishment Sen. Richard Shelby: Chief of Staff Mulvaney Is “Dangerous”

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), an establishment stalwart, reportedly described White House Budget Director and acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney as “dangerous”, according to a New York Times report on Friday. The remarks came during a check-in session briefing members of Congress on the status of budget negotiations. Shelby, an architect of the bi-partisan deal to end the partial government shutdown, accused Mulvaney of being behind President Donald Trump’s sudden turn against the deal, after initially backing it. He was not the only critic of Mulvaney among the Republican establishment. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) accused Mulvaney of… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Slams Ultimate Budget Deal As “Massive, Bloated, Secretive”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has expressed his opposition to the bi-partisan deal to keep the federal government open as a waste of taxpayer funds, as well as President Donald Trump’s decision to announce a state of emergency to acquire funds for a border wall. “I’m disappointed with both the massive, bloated, secretive bill that just passed and with the president’s intention to declare an emergency to build a wall,” Paul announced. Although he previously praised Trump’s negotiating prowess in acquiring border security funds, he was dismayed by both the overall level of spending in the final legislation and the procedural… Keep Reading

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Massie Slams House Republicans For Leftward Shift

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) spoke out against House Republicans for shifting away from their principles and towards the ideological center, as a response to their Democratic counterparts embracing far-left ideas, in a tweet sent out on Monday. “Side effect of House Democrats embracing full bore socialism, no borders, 3rd trimester abortions, gun bans, & fiscal insanity: Some House Republicans now feel safer embracing partial socialism, porous borders, 2nd trimester abortions, gun control, & fiscal irresponsibility,” he wrote. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Trump’s Wall Deal Is “Big Victory” Over Democrats

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) praised President Donald Trump’s deal with congressional Democrats as a major concession by the opposition to Trump’s drive for border security funding. “I think in the end, Trump won a big victory here, because everybody else had folded,” Paul told Breitbart News. “At Christmastime, everybody else was folding, and just saying, ‘Oh the Democrats gained control of the House, this is the best that we’ll ever do.’ So he got $1.375 billion for border security that wasn’t in there before.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Votes Against Trump AG Pick

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) voted in opposition to President Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney-General, William Barr, on the grounds that the nominee would not do enough to safeguard the privacy of Americans from government surveillance. “I’m a no,” he told Politico on Monday. “He’s been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens. I think that the Fourth Amendment should protect your phone calls and your bank information. People shouldn’t be allowed to look at it without a warrant.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul: Trump “Steadfast” In Support For Troop Withdrawals

Sen. Rand Paul firmly rejected reports that we are set to see a shift from President Donald Trump on withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan during Wednesday’s State of the Union address during an interview with Fox News’ Bill Hemmer on Thursday. “I talked to the President last night and I think the President is steadfast that we need to do things differently, that the foreign policy swamp that says we should stay forever in Afghanistan, that they’re wrong,” Paul said. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Slams McConnell On Afghanistan, Syria

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) had a scathing response to a resolution by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) rebuking President Donald Trump’s efforts to withdraw U.S. military presence from Syria and Afghanistan. “The United States faces continuing threats from terrorist groups operating in Syria and Afghanistan and … the precipitous withdrawal of United States forces from either country could put at risk hard-won gains and United States national security,” the McConnell resolution states. Rand Paul clapped back in an interview with Bill Hemmer on Fox News, making clear that he is more in agreement with the President than his senior… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Feared Leftist Assailant Would Kill Him During Attack

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told the jury at the Warren Circuit Court during a testimony on Monday that he feared Rene Boucher, a left-wing extremist, would attack him during Boucher’s brutal attack on Paul last year, according to reports by the Associated Press and the Bowling Green Daily News. Paul claimed he was disembarking his riding mower while wearing noise-canceling headphones when Boucher came up behind him and forcefully tackled him down a slope, sending both men through the air for 5 to 10 feet and leaving Paul face down on the floor. “At this point, I thought, ‘I can’t… Keep Reading

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Rep. Massie “Very Proud” of Nick Sandmann, Offering Him Internship

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has defended Nick Sandmann, the Trump supporting Covington High School student who was confronted by a left-wing Native American activist following this week’s March for Life. Sandmann is a constituent of Massie’s in Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district, where the school is located. “I’m very proud of Nick,” Massie said when asked by TMZ whether he supported Sandmann’s behavior. “I’m glad he stood there because the instigator was looking for somebody to instigate something with and if he hadn’t found Nick he might have found somebody who wasn’t as equipped to answering,” he added. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Attacker On Trial Next Week

Rene Boucher, the radical leftist responsible for the brutal attack on his neighbor, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is set to go on trial next week in Warren County Circuit Court, according to the Bowling Green Daily News. A Clinton-appointed judge gave Boucher a lenient sentence of a mere 30 days for the attack, which left the Senator hospitalized with broken ribs and a hernia, and left him with likely life-long breathing problems. Consequently, Paul is now pursuing civil action against the violent extremist. Paul’s lawyer, Tom Kerrick, is requesting $500,000 in compensatory damages for the pain and suffering Paul has endured so… Keep Reading

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