WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday approved the nomination of President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw his support behind the nominee.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) announced Monday he has decided to support President Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo after initially saying he would vote him down.
Rene Boucher, a neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), pleaded guilty on Friday to one count of assaulting a member of Congress resulting in a personal injury, a felony under federal law.
Actress Bette Midler suggested on Thursday night that Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) neighbor should assault him again.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) 59-year-old neighbor, Rene Boucher, is pleading guilty in federal court for attacking and breaking six of Paul’s ribs.
The wife of Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) described in an article published Wednesday the excruciating pain her husband is enduring after he was injured in an attack, and she squarely blamed it on their neighbor, Rene Boucher, without naming him.
Senate Republicans are considering repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate, which requires that Americans have health care coverage or pay a fine to the IRS, in their tax reform legislation, CNBC reported.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) announced his return to the Senate on Monday after an assault that left him with broken ribs and bruised lungs.