FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 15, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. Res. 204 to remove the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) from U.S. Senate consideration and return it to President Donald Trump. Last month, President Trump announced his decision to revoke the U.S.’ 2013 signature on the treaty. Shortly after his announcement, President Trump sent a message to the Senate requesting it return the ATT, which the Obama administration had submitted to it in the closing weeks of the 114th Congress in 2016...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 8, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement regarding the arrival of Pakistani Christian Aasiya Noreen, internationally known as Asia Bibi, in Canada months after her acquittal on blasphemy charges in Pakistan: “I am thrilled that Asia Bibi has finally been released from Pakistan and is now safe in Canada. For eight long years, this Christian woman was on death row on blasphemy charges. I stood for her freedom every step of the way, and today we are thankful for her...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 2, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of his efforts to resolve concerns raised by Kentuckians in McCreary County, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the U.S. Senate Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee, brought local leaders and business owners, federal officials, and other community representatives together last Thursday for a special FSO field hearing at Stearns Heritage Hall in Stearns, Kentucky. Currently, the federal government owns over 600 million acres of U.S. land and...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : April 15, 2019 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 for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), released a special Spring 2019 edition of The Waste Report entitled “Waste in Full Bloom.” With the nation reaching another Tax Day, and the debt having crossed $22 trillion this year, Dr. Paul’s Waste Report once again shines a spotlight on just some of what Washington does with Americans’ hard-...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : April 3, 2019 Contact: Sergio Gor (Paul), 202-224-4343 Heather Purcell (Khanna), 202-225-2631 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) announced they are sending a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Donald Trump in support of his decision to bring U.S. troops home from Syria and urging the completion of the withdrawal process “within the next six months,” demonstrating that the cause crosses a wide range of ideological and political boundaries to unite lawmakers. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and U.S...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : April 1, 2019 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 for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), introduced his “Pennies Plan” federal budget to get Washington’s spending under control and make it a more efficient and effective steward of the American people’s tax dollars. “A balanced federal budget isn’t a pie-in-the-sky dream or empty rhetoric. Once again, I am introducing a concrete plan...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 28, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke on the U.S. Senate floor to offer an amendment to the House-passed resolution on releasing the Mueller Report that demands more information on the origins of the Obama Administration’s decisions concerning the investigation of Donald Trump and his campaign, particularly the use of the unverified and patently false Steele dossier. “What we need to discover, and we do not yet know, was President Obama involved? Was this done for partisan purposes? Was...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 26, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement after voting against cloture on S.J. Res. 8, which calls for the United States government to institute a “Green New Deal”: “The Green New Deal represents an industry-killing, all-out assault on our way of life in Kentucky: an escalation of the War on Coal, an attack on our automobile manufacturers and job-creators, and even more bureaucracy for our farmers to navigate. I cannot support this anti-Kentucky boondoggle that...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 14, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement after voting to disapprove of the national emergency declaration regarding the border: “I stand with President Trump on the need for a border wall and stronger border security, but the Constitution clearly states that money cannot be spent unless Congress has passed a law to do so.” On March 4, 2019, Dr. Paul introduced the Border Enforcement, Security, And Funding Enhancement (BE SAFE) Act as a constitutional, fiscally...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 13, 2019 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 
 Dr. Rand Paul Applauds Senate for Again Voting to End U.S. Support for the War in Yemen Final Resolution Includes Paul Amendment Protecting Senate’s Intent WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Rand Paul (R-KY) applauded the U.S. Senate for passing S.J. Res. 7 to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The final version of S.J. Res. 7, which passed by a vote of 54 to 46, follows similar action by the Senate in December 2018 and includes Dr. Paul’s amendment to...Read more
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