Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said he'll vote to block President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that's likely to provide enough votes for the measure to pass the Senate and draw
In an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," the senator said Barr's views on executive power and domestic surveillance are "very troubling." Other Senate Republicans predicted Barr's confirmation will proceed smoothly.
"I fear that there's going to be an assassination," Paul told a Kentucky radio show. "I really worry that somebody is going to be killed, and that those who are ratcheting up the conversation ... they have to realize they bear some responsibility if this elevates to violence."
Kelley Paul, the senator's wife, says in the last 18 months, her family has experienced violence and threats of violence -- as well as the posting online of their home address. She calls on Cory Booker to retract his July encouragement to activists to "get up in the face of some congresspeople."
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Thursday afternoon that he believes President Trump would be justified in using lie-detector tests to figure out which senior administrative official wrote the anonymous New York Times op-ed.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is currently on a visit to Moscow, Russia. Here is the Kentucky senator meeting with former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow. Senator Paul is meeting with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Rand announced this morning