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Rand Paul

Rand Paul
United States Senator for Kentucky

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  • Questions surrounding the future GOP plan have unnerved key parts of the health care industry, including hospitals and insurers that have warned Congress against uncertainty. A key GOP focus has been to do away with the individual mandate requirement that all Americans have insurance or pay a fine. Another concern for some GOP lawmakers is scrapping a law...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump shuffled his transition team again on Tuesday, jettisoning a national security expert and lobbyists from his inner circle as he closed in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions. At the top of his list for senior economic positions are campaign finance chair and Wall Street...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump closed in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions but jettisoned a national security expert from his inner circle as his transition cleared an initial paperwork snag on Tuesday. Trump, a Republican outsider who won a surprise election victory last week, is considering...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump closed in on naming two early Wall Street backers to key economic positions but jettisoned a national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday, a sign of the premium he places on loyalty as he confronts the task of building his administration. Trump, a Republican outsider who won a surprise...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump jettisoned a respected national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday in a sign that he may be settling on loyalists such as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and conservative hard-liners like former U.N. Mike Rogers, a former U.S. congressman from Michigan who had been mentioned as a...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump jettisoned a respected national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday in a sign that he may be settling on loyalists such as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and conservative ideologues such as former U.N. Mike Rogers, a former U.S. congressman from Michigan who headed the House of...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- This year's presidential election might be the perfect microcosm of Twitter's woes. Republican nominee Donald Trump's frequent tweeting of tirades against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, fellow Republicans and the media have been a mainstay of the campaign, setting off furious online debate. "We haven't really used Twitter,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. Senate cleared the way for a $1.15 billion sale of tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, defending a close U.S. ally in the Middle East recently subject to harsh criticism in Congress. The overwhelming vote stopped an effort led by Republican Senator Rand Paul and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy to block the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen. The Pentagon announced on Aug. 9 that the State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen. The Pentagon announced on Aug. 9 that the State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks,...

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