Rand Paul blocks funding bill for 9/11 victims over hypocritical budget concerns

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) blocked an attempt by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) on Wednesday to fast-track a bill that would extend compensation for victims of the September 11th attacks. Paul expressed concerns that Gillibrand’s attempt to pass the measure using unanimous consent — meaning a bill is approved so long as no senator objects — … Continue reading Rand Paul blocks funding bill for 9/11 victims over hypocritical budget concerns