Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed GOP Republican Candidate for the Fifth Congressional seat Robby Starbuck in studio to discuss education and growing up Cuban.Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Saturday endorsed Robby Starbuck for Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District. U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN-05) currently represents the district.Read More
Republicans Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Joe Wilson reintroduced the National Right to Work Act on Wednesday, which would prohibit unions from coercing private sector employees from paying dues.
The National Right to Work Act is a one-page bill that doesn’t add to existing labor law, but removes language from past legislation, South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson said Wednesday. The bill was originally introduced in 2019 with widespread Republican support on Capitol Hill, but never received a vote.Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, introduced a bill that would require any new regulation proposed by an executive branch department or agency to be approved by Congress if it is projected to cost $100 million or more to implement.
The bill, “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2021” (REIN), with 24 Republican cosponsors, was introduced after President Joe Biden on his first day in office signed an executive order to repeal deregulation efforts implemented by the previous administration.Read More
After blasting Democrats for pushing what he called a “sham” impeachment trial, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday afternoon forced a vote in the Senate regarding the constitutionality of the endeavor.
Paul’s point of order alleged that impeaching a president after he leaves office violates the Constitution.Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) didn’t cite Georgia by name, but he said Sunday that officials in different states may have enabled voting irregularities to occur last year. And if that did happen then Paul said he wants to help repair the damage.Read More
Attorney General candidate Delegate Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) has pre-filed a bill that would automatically reinstate felons’ voting rights after completion of their sentence. Governor Ralph Northam is also pushing for passage of the bill, HJ546.
“If you break the law in Virginia, you’ll be punished. But right now, part of the punishment follows you for the rest of your life—even after you’ve paid your debt to society. ” Northam said in his State of The Commonwealth address. “You lose your civil rights—like the right to vote—and you don’t get them back unless the governor acts to give them back.Read More
Congress “spent as never before, doing so ostensibly without a care” in 2020, greatly contributing to what is now a $3.1 trillion deficit, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, argues in his annual wasteful spending report.
At the same time, initial 15-day lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus turned into nearly year-long lockdowns, Paul said, “wreaking havoc on Americans’ health, sanity, and economy, while also empowering petty tyrants across the country.”Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives leadership gave legislators just hours to consider a 5,593-page omnibus spending bill incorporating over $900 billion of coronavirus relief and $1.4 in government funding for fiscal year 2021. The bill was made available on Monday afternoon, with voting beginning on Monday evening, where it passed just after nine p.m.
“After several delays and last-minute haggling, we finally began receiving text of the COVID relief bill at 11:30 am this morning. This bill is likely to be thousands of pages, so I’m canceling my afternoon appointments & digging into the bill. As Reagan said, “Trust, but verify,” Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA06) tweeted.Read More
About 350 people joined a Sunday afternoon Trump Train procession that departed from the Henrico County courthouse and meandered through Richmond’s West End and parts of neighboring Henrico County. Participants drove cars and trucks displaying American flags and Trump regalia, honking and waving at spectators. “God Bless America” blasted from the radio of several cars.Read More
It was cold and rainy, but approximately 150 people attended the Chesterfield GOTV Rally in a covered arena at Keystone Acres on Sunday afternoon. Senators Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) headlined the event. Virginia candidates Nick Freitas, Daniel Gade, and Leon Benjamin appealed to supporters to not only vote, but to encourage friends and community members to vote.Read More
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.Read More
Mark Levin endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi Friday.
This according to an emailed press release that Sethi’s campaign distributed to the media.Read More
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.”Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) will join U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi at this weekend’s T-Bones and Politics event.
Organizers have scheduled the event for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at The Shed at 4707 Lascassas Pike, in Lascassas.Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
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.Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Friday endorsed Manny Sethi to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN).
Sethi announced this on his campaign’s website.Read More
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.”Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
YouTube has removed a video clip of Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) calling out Chief Justice John Roberts on the Senate floor for blocking his question naming Ukraine “whistleblower” Eric Ciaramella during the Senate impeachment trial.Read More
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he’s worried that his fellow Republican senators will block testimonies from the witnesses President Donald Trump wants called in his impeachment trial, Paul told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday.Read More
Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul argued Wednesday that pulling the remaining U.S. troops from northern Syria “may be the best thing that ever happened to the Kurds.”Read More
In his Summer 2019 edition of The Waste Report, U.S. Senator Rand Paul details more than $50.2 billion of government spending that he says wasted hard-earned taxpayer money.Read More
Rand Paul is mistaken.Read More
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) retweeted a comment Monday from actor Paul Arnold, who suggested that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) deserved to be attacked by his neighbor in November 2017.Read 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…Read More
Some conservatives in Congress are denouncing a spending compromise between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats “that increases spending by about $2 trillion over the next 10 years, but provides only $77 billion in offsets,” according to the chairman of the Republican Study Committee.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that if the insurance bailout were removed from the Republican health care replacement he might be able to support it. “There is some good in the bill, but there’s an enormous insurance bailout fund. I have told them that if they take that insurance bailout…Read More
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,…Read More
Sen. Rand Paul, one of the GOP holdouts on the Senate health care bill, said Sunday he would be willing to support a partial rollback of Obamacare, saying he might even vote for an 80 percent repeal. “If they cannot get 50 votes, if they get to impasse, I’ve been…Read More
Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that the Republican health care bill is an insurance bailout, which he doesn’t support. “My problem is insurance companies already make $15 billion a year. I don’t think the taxpayer should give them any money. So I’m really opposed to giving money and saying will…Read More
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, said he was in the batting cage Wednesday when he heard an isolated shot and then a rapid succession of five or 10 shots at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia. Mr. Scalise was in the field, “shot but moving, and he’s trying to drag…Read More
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.…Read More
Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that FBI Director James Comey’s firing “couldn’t happen soon enough.” “I lost confidence in Comey a long time ago,” the Kentucky Republican said on Fox News. “In fact, I never even voted for his confirmation. “He had the confidence of almost no one,” he said.…Read More
Glenn Jacobs, known the world over as World Wrestling Entertainment’s “Kane,” is also a longtime libertarian and conservative activist who recently stepped into the political arena when he announced his bid for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. On Tuesday, Jacobs received the endorsement of one of the most high profile…Read More
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…Read More