Commentary from Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., reiterated conservatives will not vote to raise the debt ceiling unless President Biden comes to the bargaining table.

Sen. Rand Paul demands budget reform before raising debt ceiling

The U.S. hit its debt ceiling last week and began enacting “extraordinary measures” to avoid a default that could be disastrous for the U.S. economy. At a Jan. 25 Senate Republican press conference, Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Ron Johnson, R-Wis., Rand Paul, R-Ky., and others spoke to reporters with a message for President Biden. Straight [...]
As the federal spending bill makes its way through the Senate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul found a hilarious way to express his sentiment.

Rand Paul derides spending bill with ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

After days of negotiations, the Senate secured a deal on passage of the $1.7 trillion government spending bill, as lawmakers scrambled to avoid a shutdown before the Friday night deadline. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said “We have an agreement. Now we will vote on all the amendments in order and then vote on final passage. [...]
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) last week prevented yet another attempt by big government to exert control over the marketplace.

Senator Paul addresses the Senate regarding his position on antitrust

Last week Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., blocked an attempt by the Senate to pass the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act. The bill “would change the structure and the amount of filing fees levied by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC),” increasing fees on mergers over $1 billion. Sen. Paul believes “antitrust zealots” are getting in the [...]