Rand Paul

Isolationist Allies Push Trump to Tap Obscure Colonel for Pentagon Post

Potential pick warned American Jews control policy, claimed Iran is not a threat

Douglas MacgregorTwo prominent Trump administration allies are lobbying the president to select as his top Pentagon policy official a retired Army colonel who argues that Iran poses no threat to the United States and who has repeatedly accused American Jews of manipulating American foreign policy. 

U.S. Officials Distance Trump Admin From Last-Minute Push to Block Pressure on Iran

State Dept: Rand Paul's unilateral diplomacy with Tehran 'clearly failed'

A last-minute diplomatic initiative by Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) aimed at easing pressure on Iran was poorly coordinated and ultimately ended in failure, according to multiple administration and congressional sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon and provided previously unknown details about the senator's rogue diplomacy with Tehran.