Senator Rand Paul Vows to Block Both Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel Nominations for Secretary of State and CIA Director

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has vowed to block the nominations of Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State and Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director he announced today.  Pompeo is the current CIA Director and Haspel is the current Deputy CIA Director.  Haspel has been with the Agency since 1985. Pompeo […]

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The Federal Government Shuts Down for Five Hours Then Reopens Overnight

The Federal Government shut down for five and a half ours overnight, then reopened as Congress got a sufficient number of votes in line to pass a massive spending bill that will keep the government funded.  The deal increases spending on domestic programs, as well as defense, making it appealing to just enough members on […]

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Rand Paul has Gone from One of Donald Trump’s Biggest Critics to One of His Biggest Cheerleaders.  But Why?

Rand Paul was once one of Donald Trump’s biggest critics.  During the presidential campaign, he described the president as an “orange-faced windbag.”  He called Trump a “delusional narcissist,” and called his insults “pitiful” and said they the kind of insults one would hear in “junior high.”  Donald Trump, never one to back down from a […]

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