BOWLING GREEN, KY – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released a video message celebrating Vietnam Veteran Specialist John Osborne who was honored in Williamstown with a ride on a UH-1 Huey helicopter. At the ceremony on Monday morning, Specialist Osborne received proclamations, presentations, and awards before his helicopter ride, including a letter from former U. S. President George W. Bush and the video message from Dr. Paul.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senators, Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) led their colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Medicare Audiology Access Improvement Act, legislation to ensure that seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare are able to access a full range of hearing and balance health care services provided by licensed audiologists, who are trained and licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories, including the District of Columbia. The legislation is co-sponsored by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), and Angus King (I-Maine).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee meeting, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chairman of the HELP Committee, forbid U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) from offering an amendment that would require federal employees to reveal financial disclosures and royalty payments.
Dr. Paul, Chairman Jordan Fight to Protect Americans’ First Amendment Rights Against Government Censorship
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH-04), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee introduced the Free Speech Protection Act that will prohibit federal employees and contractors from using their positions to censor and otherwise attack speech protected by the First Amendment. The bill will impose mandatory severe penalties for those individuals that violate this rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of State Richard Verma asking the Department of State to comply with requests from the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), as SIGAR fulfills its congressionally mandated oversight on the U.S. withdrawal in Afghanistan.
Dr. Paul, Sen. Braun Send Letter to President Biden Urging Withdrawal of Julie Su’s Nomination for Labor Secretary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), and 31 other GOP Senators sent a letter to the White House calling on President Biden to withdraw the nomination of Julie Su to be Secretary of the Department of Labor.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joined Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in introducing legislation that would require the Department of Defense (DOD) to finally pass a full, independent audit in fiscal year 2024. If enacted, the Audit the Pentagon Act of 2023 would require any DOD component that fails to complete a clean audit opinion to return 1 percent of its budget to the Treasury for deficit reduction.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) voted to prevent the Biden administration’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) from enforcing its unconstitutional “Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached Stabilizing Braces” rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX-21) and Warren Davidson (R-OH-8) introduced legislation to make it clear that Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cannot override Congress’ constitutional responsibilities to declare war.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, joined Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee, John Barrasso (R-WY), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and a coalition of Senate Republican committee ranking members in sounding the alarm over an attempt by the White House to hijack the rulemaking process to advance left-wing policy goals that have been rejected by Congress.