U.S. Senate Abdicates Power to Declare War; Rejects Paul Amendment

Sep. 14, 2017 by

  — Michael Clayton —   Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 61-36 to kill Senator Rand Paul’s amendment that would have forced Congress to openly debate and authorize wars we are waging in seven different countries. The only Republicans to vote with Senator Paul were Senators Mike Lee of Utah and Dean Heller of Nevada. Senator Paul’s amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) would have finally put an end to the 2001

A busy week of defending the Constitution for Rand Paul

Aug. 4, 2017 by

Senator Rand Paul had a very busy week leading up to the Senate’s August recess. From health care to civil asset forfeiture to national defense, Senator Paul is standing up for Americans and defending the Constitution. Healthcare On Tuesday, Senator Paul wrote an op-ed for the Hill in which he calls for the Department of Labor “to revise its rules to allow virtually any group to become a group for insurance purposes.” The idea behind the concept