FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : June 5, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reintroduced S. 3904, the Write the Laws Act , S. 3845, the One Subject at a Time Act , and S. 3879, the Read the Bills Act , as well as a “Read the Bills” change to Senate rules and procedure. The rule change would require the Senate, unless it waives the rule by a three-fifths majority vote after three hours of debate for the American people to see, to wait one legislative day for every 20 pages in a proposed bill before it could hold a vote...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 14, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a speech on the U.S. Senate floor this morning, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke out in defense of Americans’ constitutional rights and condemned warrantless government surveillance as the Senate prepared to vote on H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020, which would reauthorize certain expired Patriot Act powers. “To those of us that prize the rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, the Patriot Act is a violation of our most precious rights. The Patriot Act, in the end...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 13, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Daily Caller’s Justin Caruso reported on U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) revealing stunning new information concerning high-ranking Obama administration officials involved in the unmasking of former National Intelligence Director General Michael Flynn. The piece quotes from Senator Paul’s Wednesday press conference , where he said, “If Vice President Biden and the president’s inner circle of advisors were all listening to a senior Trump advisor’s personal phone conversation, this would...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 13, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to a letter U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee, sent yesterday to Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell, Senator Paul today revealed stunning new information concerning high-ranking Obama administration officials involved in the unmasking of former National Intelligence Director General Michael Flynn. The list of names the NSA reported “who may have received Lt. Gen Flynn's identity in...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 12, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – During today’s U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on “Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reiterated his call for power to be disbursed as much as possible among states instead of instituting a “one-size-fits-all,” national plan on reopening America. Dr. Paul additionally questioned why so many states are deferring to Dr. Anthony Fauci exclusively on when states should reopen without any considerations for...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 12, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 ‘What Happened to General Flynn and President Trump Should Never Be Allowed to Happen Again’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced he will introduce an amendment to H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020, to protect every American’s privacy, ensure due process, and reassert the Fourth Amendment. “It flies in the face of our Constitution that a secret court can authorize invading an innocent American’s privacy. Recent months have once again made all too clear how such a...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 7, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced legislation to allow distillers to make hand sanitizer without having to pay the excise taxes they usually would if their product was for human consumption. In order to address a national shortage of hand sanitizer, distillers in Kentucky and across the country have stepped up on behalf of their communities by offering to use their unique production capabilities and resources to bring more hand sanitizer to the market during this time of...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 6, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced fellow Kentuckian Judge Justin Walker to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee before its hearing on his nomination to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Previously, Dr. Paul had recommended Judge Walker to the Trump administration for his current seat on the Western Kentucky District Court. “I’m very pleased that President Trump reached outside the Beltway-to-New York bubble to elevate a judge who is committed to our...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 5, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the American Healthshare Plans Act of 2020 to help more Americans get and keep affordable health insurance during this health emergency and modernize the insurance system to fit a 21st century economy. With many Americans losing their jobs and health insurance due to the pandemic, and with many who are still employed remaining uninsured or underinsured because they work for themselves, the legislation would offer the negotiating...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : April 21, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee, returned to Capitol Hill to discuss the road forward in responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic. While stating his support for helping American businesses and families make it through this crisis, Dr. Paul opposed adding nearly half a trillion in debt and urged Congress to be fiscally responsible in its approach for the sake of our country’s future and ability to...Read more
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