This past weekend—days after Mother Jones revealed video of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) claiming that Dick Cheney exploited 9/11 to start the Iraq War to boost profits for Halliburton, the military contractor where Cheney had been CEO—Paul claimed in interviews with ABC News and Business Insider that he had never questioned Cheney's motives. Show More Summary
"What Rush Limbaugh says is about as far away from anything I would be interested in as anything I can imagine unless it were Dick Cheney."
This was prompted by the convergence of two forces. First, I’m engaged in compiling a list of the people I’d least like to hunt with, and first on it is Old Five Deferrals himself, Dick Cheney, game hog and general menace. The second was th...
Following a recently revealed tape in which 2009 sweater-era Rand Paul suggested former Vice President Dick Cheney exploited the Iraq War to Halliburton's benefit, ABC News' Jonathan Karl pressed Paul on his foreign policy, which Liz Cheney has suggested is cribbed from old Paul foe Rachel Maddow.
DOVER, N.H. — On Friday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday addressed comments he made in 2009 about former Vice President Dick Cheney that made headlines this week after Mother Jones posted video of his remarks Monday. In the clip, Paul seemed to suggest Cheney wanted to invade Iraq to benefit his former employer, Halliburton. Show More Summary
Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Clarence Page this week about why the fight between Rand Paul and Dick Cheney is about more than just policy. Watch here:
David Corn of Mother Jones, who highlights yet another attack from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on former vice president Dick Cheney — this time repeating the left’s mantra that enhanced interrogation was “torture,” writes: “This is a clash of cultures in which motives are deeply questioned. It seems Paul views the most recent vice president of […]
The Kentucky senator twice suggested that Halliburton's relationship with Dick Cheney influenced Iraq policy. Is that so crazy?
On Monday, Mother Jones published a video from April 2009 of now-Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) talking like the most liberal of Democrats. Speaking to a group of college Republicans a few weeks before announcing his run for Senate, Paul strongly...Show More Summary
Last night, Jon Stewart tore into Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld for their recent media appearances where they still show no remorse for torture. ERROL MORRIS: What about all these so-called torture memos? DONALD RUMSFELD: Well there...Show More Summary
Dick Cheney may be sniping at the 2016 hopeful now, but Paul once hit even harder—accusing the ex-veep of going into Iraq to help Halliburton. And there’s more where that came from.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney recently resurfaced to again deny that the Bush Administration engaged in torture, and defend controversial practices such as waterboarding, saying he'd do it all over again. This prompted Jon Stewart...Show More Summary
David Corn at Mother Jones got the scoop: In 2009, Rand Paul gave a talk at Western Kentucky University in which he accused former vice president Dick Cheney of having gotten up…
Jon Stewart took a walk down memory lane Monday night, mocking Dick Cheney for defending torture and George W. Bush for basically eschewing politics in favor of painting portraits of world leaders.
David Corn joined Chris Matthews on MSNBC's Hardball to discuss his latest scoop documenting Rand Paul's accusation that Dick Cheney pushed for the Iraq War so that Halliburton would profit. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.
"As the ex-veep blasts Paul for being an isolationist, old video shows the Kentucky senator charging that Cheney used 9/11 as an excuse to invade Iraq and benefit his former company."
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s escalating war of words with former Vice President Dick Cheney, and, in effect, with neocons is continuing. It’ll be fascinating to see if the latest episode ends with Paul’s political stock plummet or soar. Because now he has all but come out and directly stated that Cheney was interested in getting […]
Senator Rand Paul and ex-VP Dick Cheney have been fighting one another for years over their opposing views on American foreign policy. Rand's father Ron, started to attack the Republicans and Fox News' war propaganda during the 2008 GOP presidential primary which helped gain him support and Rand is continuing his father's isolationist views. Show More Summary