WHY DOESN’T CONGRESS JUST REPEAL IT? 6th Circuit Rejects Rand Paul’s Constitutional Challenge To FATCA On Standing Grounds.
Following up on my recent posts (links below): Crawford v. U.S. Treasury Dep’t, No. 16-03539 (6th Cir. Aug. 18, 2017) (citations omitted): In 2010, Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a law aimed at reducing tax evasion by United States taxpayers holding funds in foreign accounts. FATCA...
SUNSET LAW: Rand Paul Urges ‘One of the Easiest, Most Common-Sense Steps’ to Rein in Government Waste.
Authored by Rand Paul via Rare Liberty, “Innocent until proven guilty” is the bedrock of American jurisprudence. Civil asset forfeiture, a legal process in which the government confiscates your property without a guilty verdict, turns that justice on its head. Take the case of the Motel Caswell in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Show More Summary
Sen. Kamala Harris of California has teamed up with Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky to take on the challenge of bail reform. Introducing the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2017, Harris and Paul are bringing much needed attention to the inequitable and unjust practice of keeping people incarcerated as they await trial simply because […]
President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped to 33 percent in a new poll. The Trump administration wants to cut legal immigration to the U.S. by 50 percent. President Trump is reportedly considering firing Army General John Nicholson, the commander of the U.S. Show More Summary
In a troubling sign for the president, who over the past several days has threatened to end "bailouts" for insurers and, according to Rand Paul, is contemplating executive action to pursue his quest of repealing Obamacare, some Senate Republicans are now openly defying Trump's directives. As The Hill reports, Sen. Show More Summary
After the Senate failed to repeal Obamacare on Thursday, when a critical "Nay" vote by John McCain crushed Trump's biggest campaign promise shortly after midnight, on Saturday the President threatened to end key payments to Obamacare insurance companies if a repeal and replace bill is not passed. Show More Summary
U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he spoke to President Donald Trump by phone about healthcare reform on Monday and told the president he thought Trump had the authority to create associations that would allow organizations to offer group health insurance plans. Paul, a Republican, told reporters that...
After Republican Senators failed to pass even a ‘skinny’ version of a Obamacare repeal bill, Rand Paul reveals President Trump... The post RAND PAUL: POTUS TRUMP Considering Executive Action On Obamacare Repeal appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Authored by Jason Ditz via Anti-War.com, Sen. Rand Paul (R – KY) has blocked a motion by majority leader Mitch McConnell (R – KY) to advance the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the massive military spending bill, saying...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is calling for a debate on rolling back authorizations for the use of military force that began during the George W. Bush administration. Paul objected to a consent request from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to begin defense authorization debate. Paul wants...
DEEP STATE UPDATE: Rand Paul: ‘I’m Worried That I Could be Targeted by My Own Intelligence Community.’ “The Kentucky lawmaker added that eavesdropping and subsequent leaking to the press needs to be punished, regardless of politics. He said millions of Americans are changing their behavior because of the intelligence community’s surveillance program, and ‘that’s wrong.'” […]
Sens. Kamala Harris, Rand Paul push bill to help states develop justice alternatives
Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in rejecting a measure by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky that would have repealed most of former President Obama's health care law, with a two-year delay but no replacement Continue reading ? The post Senate rejects measure that would repeal Obamacare without replacing it appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul got the thing he wanted most on Wednesday (after several hours’ delay wrangling over rules): a vote on a "clean" repeal of Obamacare. It was telling that Democrats didn't even bother to raise a rules objection...Show More Summary
Rand Paul's "Repeal-and-Delay" boondoggle of a bill failed in the Senate, going down in flames 45-55. Senators Collins, Capito, Murkowski, Alexander, McCain, Portman and Heller voted against it. All other Republicans voted for the bill,...Show More Summary
Just hours after rejecting some version of 'repeal-and-replace' overnight, Senate Republicans have, as expected, failed to get enough votes for a key proposal from Rand Paul that would have repealed much of Obamacare. Under pressureShow More Summary