Following Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent announcement that the Justice Department will overhaul its civil asset forfeiture program, a group of congressmen including introduced a bill in Congress Tuesday to reform the practice.
A blogger hired by Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) team has apologized for some of the comments she made on social media.
A blogger who has been hired to do social media work for Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) likely presidential campaign is not a fan of “stupid armchair jingoes” in the Republican Party, says Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) “will use anything to satisfy his blood lust,” and wants Edward Snowden to receive a Nobel Peace prize, according to her Facebook page.
Conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones endorsed Sen. Rand Paul’s likely presidential bid during his radio program on Thursday.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) is drawing criticism for opposing stronger sanctions on Iran and backing the current nuclear negotiations, a position that aligns him with the Obama administration’s foreign policy.
Potential Republican presidential candidates in 2016 have all endorsed a more robust defense budget in recent days in a more hawkish turn for the party, but differences still linger on how to address some world crises.
Last week, Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) received the Distinguished Service Award from the Center for the National Interest. In his remarks, Paul laid out the basic principles of what he described as a “conservative realism of strength and action.” He also cited the admonition of diplomat George Kennan that the United States must distinguish its vital interests from its peripheral ones.
My must read of the day is “The Revenge of Rand Paul,” in the New Yorker.
My must read of the day is, “Rand Paul vs. the Real World,” by James Kirchick, in the Daily Beast.