Subscriber Account active since. This week, Paul took on the issue of gay marriage, telling reporters at a National Review breakfast that his preferred solution to marriage equality would call for the government to get out of the marriage business altogether. His remarks, via Slate's Dave Weigel:. I believe in the historical definition of marriage. That being said, I think contracts between adults — I'm not for limiting contracts between adults. In fact, if there are ways to make the tax code more neutral where it doesn't mention the word marriage, then we don't have to redefine what marriage is.
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Rand Paul R-Ky. Paul said that under Senate rules he couldn't leave the floor during his nearly hour filibuster against some provisions of the Patriot Act last week, not even to use the bathroom. He told a story about how Sen. Strom Thurmond, a Republican from South Carolina who died in , once went to the bathroom in a bucket left at the cloakroom door during a filibuster. Earlier in the show, before Paul joined him on the set, Stewart made a joke about using an eggplant emoji to represent the penis.
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Rand Paul is a member of the Republican Party , a U. Senator representing the state of Kentucky, and a former candidate for President of the United States. Paul considers himself to be a Tea Party follower, who wants smaller government. He is a libertarian conservative on economic issues, believing the federal government should be limited, taxes should be low, spending should be cut, foreign aid should be cut, and the federal budget should be balanced. He compared the practice to corporate welfare and stated that it was wrong that we "borrow billions of dollars from China, India, and Saudi Arabia then we loan it back to them again.
There was no 'longstanding dispute. It is impossible to have a dispute when no words of disagreement were ever spoken - neither immediately nor at any other time before the attack occurred. In the decade prior to the attack, Senator Paul had no contact with the attacker.