VIDEO: Rand Paul blocks resolution for whistleblowers

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., blocked a resolution that reaffirms the Senate’s support of whistleblower protections.

The move on Wednesday comes after he publicly called for the whistleblower at the heart of the impeachment inquiry to be named publicly.

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Senate Democrats asked for unanimous consent to pass a resolution calling on Congress and the Trump administration to protect whistleblowers, including the one who filed a complaint alleging the White House attempted to strong-arm Ukraine into investigating a political rival.

RELATED — VIDEO: SCHUMER RAGES AGAINST RAND PAUL FOR CALLING ON MEDIA TO NAME WHISTLEBLOWER

Paul objected to the unanimous consent request, saying, “I support whistleblowers, and I do think that they have a role to play in keeping government accountable. They shouldn’t lose their jobs or be prosecuted for their willingness to speak.”

Paul championed his own bill affirming that statutes do not supersede the sixth amendment and that “the president is afforded the right to understand the nature of the allegations against him — and the right to face his accuser,” according to ABC News.

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2 Comments

  1. Kathy November 6th, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Sen Paul is right,

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  2. George November 6th, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Thank You Senator…this is jerk is NO Whistle-blower he’s a LEAKER…and he has NO Whistle-blower rights!
    TRUMP2020 #KAG

    Reply

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