Sen. Rand Paul Says Sen. Marsha Blackburn ‘Must be Confused’ About Ad He Cut for Manny Sethi

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said Monday that U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) misunderstood him when he faulted Republicans who represent Tennessee in one or both houses of Congress and said they vote like Democrats.

Paul suggested to The Tennessee Star Monday that he had criticized another prominent Tennessee Republican —not Blackburn.

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Rand Paul Stumps for U.S. Senate Candidate Manny Sethi at Sellout Event

LASCASSAS, Tennessee — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul told more than 800 people Saturday that he supports U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi not because Sethi is a Republican — but because Sethi is conservative.

Paul appeared alongside Sethi at former State Rep. Joe Carr’s T-Bones & Politics dinner. Carr said it was “a sellout event.”

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Former Congressman John J. Duncan Endorses Manny Sethi

Former Congressmen John J. Duncan Jr., who represented Tennessee’s Second District until 2019, this week endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi.

“I do not want this country to become like Seattle, Minneapolis, or the countries all over the world that have fallen for the myths of socialism,” Duncan said in a statement on Sethi’s Facebook page.

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Zach Wamp Endorses Manny Sethi for U.S. Senate

Former Congressman Zach Wamp on Wednesday endorsed Manny Sethi for the United States Senate.

“There are three reasons why I am endorsing Dr. Manny Sethi for Senate,” Wamp said in an emailed press release.

“He is the true conservative in this race, and he will stand for fiscal responsibility when so many others have buckled. He is authentic and he will represent the people of Tennessee, not the establishment, in every decision he makes. Finally, he belongs to a new generation of conservatives who have the chance to lead our country to greater freedom and prosperity. We need more political outsiders and citizen legislators like Dr. Manny Sethi in the U.S. Senate, and that is why I am proud to endorse him.”

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Former Congressman Ed Bryant Endorses Manny Sethi for Senate

Former Congressman Ed Bryant on Monday endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi, who is running to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN).

This, according to an emailed press release on Sethi’s campaign website.

Bryant represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served as a magistrate judge for the Western District of Tennessee.

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Commentary: Senate Should Adopt Sen. Rand Paul Amendment to Ensure FISA Abuse Never Happens Again

Reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) is once again up for consideration and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has an amendment to fix it — and is urging President Donald Trump to veto the renewal legislation if the Senate doesn’t adopt it.

What makes the Paul amendment unique — and why it must be adopted — as summarized by Lawfareblog.com is that it would “require that electronic surveillance, use of a pen register or trap-and-trace device, production of tangible things, or targeting of U.S. persons for information can be done only pursuant to a warrant issued by a non-FISA federal court and only under the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.”

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Mark Green: Hopeful Signs for COVID-19 Vaccine, but Continue Your Social Distancing

U.S. Rep. Mark Green (R-TN-07), who is also a physician, said Tuesday that researchers continue to advance toward a vaccine for COVID-19, but he also encouraged his constituents to keep up with their social distancing.

Green said this Tuesday during a Tele-Town Hall with constituents. He said recent medical literature suggests COVID-19 has a genetic component.

“There are some folks who have a different formation of the receptor on their lung lining that either allows for protection or a lack of protection for the virus inserting itself into the cells. More research is being done,” Green said.

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Senator Rand Paul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement his staff released on his social media accounts Sunday afternoon.

“He is feeling fine and is in quarantine. He is asymptomatic and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events. He was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person,” according to the statement.

“He expects to be back in the Senate after his quarantine period ends and will continue to work for the people of Kentucky at this difficult time. Ten days ago, our D.C. office began operating remotely, hence virtually no staff has had contact with Senator Rand Paul.”

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Rand Paul Offers to Buy Omar Ticket to Somalia So She Would ‘Appreciate America More’

  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he’s willing to contribute to travel expenses for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) to visit Somalia so she would “appreciate America more.” “I’m in a town where we have a lot of people who are refugees. Some come from Somalia, some from Bosnia. I’ve never…

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Commentary: Say It Ain’t So Rand, Say It Ain’t So

by CHQ Staff   Our liberty-minded friend Senator Rand Paul has apparently come out in support of a resolution blocking President Trump’s use of a national emergency declaration to fund the much-needed security wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. According to multiple media reports, Sen. Paul said in a speech Saturday…

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Rand Paul Attacker Donated $100 to His Democratic Senate Opponent in 2010

Rene Boucher, the 59-year-old doctor and inventor who was arrested for assaulting Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in his Bowling Green, Kentucky home on Saturday, donated $100 to his Democratic opponent, Jack Conway, in the 2010 U.S. Senate election. Federal Election Commission records show that Rene Boucher, an anesthesiologist employed by…

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Rand Paul Accuses Big Government Republicans of ‘Going Back on Their Word to Repeal Obamacare’

Sen. Rand Paul accused “big-government Republicans” of going “back on their word to repeal Obamacare” by supporting the revised Senate health care bill. “The real problem we have is, we won four elections on repealing Obamacare, but this bill keeps most of the Obamacare taxes, keeps most of the regulations,…

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Rand Paul: Lindsey Graham ‘Needs to Mind His Own Business’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) “mind his own business” after his colleague asserted he is a definite lost vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare, during an interview Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” Paul has been a staunch advocate for completely, rather than partially, repealing Obamacare.…

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Commentary: Rand Paul Was Right About McCain

Republished with permission from ConservativeHQ.com. By CHQ.com Staff February 20, 2017 Yesterday, our friend U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky sure got it right during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week.” Paul said Senator John McCain’s comments criticizing President Trump’s comments about the press may be fueled more by personal…

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