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Daily Mail
Obamacare repeal effort is under way and McCain could derail it againSen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. 'Keeping 90% of Obamacare is not ok and it's not what we
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. 'Keeping 90% of Obamacare is not ok and it's not what we ran on. Conservatives should say no,' the Kentucky Republican tweeted on Monday. Paul had voted in favor of the 'skinny repeal' effort, with Sens. Susan Collins,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate confirms Donald Trump’s solicitor general Noel FranciscoMr. Francisco won a reputation as a skilled arguer and cagey lawyer. Senate Ma
The Washington Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Mr. Francisco won a reputation as a skilled arguer and cagey lawyer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said Mr. Francisco’s win against Mr. Obama’s unlawful recess appointments was one of the more notable... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rand Paul says he’s pushing Donald Trump to allow health insurance purchases across state linesown within a week or two, and I think this could help millions and millions of
The Washington Times / Posted 19 hours ago
own within a week or two, and I think this could help millions and millions of people get affordable insurance,” Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said on Fox News. “It’s not a federal program, and it doesn’t cost any money. This is what Republicans... Read more
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The Washington Times
Joe Manchin says he doesn’t see Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill passingwith everybody else that’s healthier and you’re going to have a rate you can af
The Washington Times / Posted 21 hours ago
with everybody else that’s healthier and you’re going to have a rate you can afford,” he said. So far, Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, has said he is unlikely to support the bill. Republicans only have until September 30 to pass the bill... Read more
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Roll Call
Strange Times for Mitch McConnell in the Alabama Senate Raceattacks on McConnell, from the president himself and from conservatives within
Roll Call / Posted 23 hours ago
attacks on McConnell, from the president himself and from conservatives within the party’s ranks, are taking a toll on the Kentucky Republican in his national approval rating — a metric that McConnell most certainly doesn’t care about, but is... Read more
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Roll Call
McConnell In Difficult Spot With Latest Health Care Pushcampaign to gut the law. And the legislation puts McConnell in a difficult spot
Roll Call / Posted 23 hours ago
campaign to gut the law. And the legislation puts McConnell in a difficult spot. Now that he has endorsed it, the Kentucky Republican is invested in a proposal that, if successful, would exist primarily because of work outside his... Read more
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The Washington Times
House passes federal asset forfeiture reform billthe Senate, a bipartisan group supportive of reforming asset forfeiture polices
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
the Senate, a bipartisan group supportive of reforming asset forfeiture polices is ready for action. Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, introduced a bill earlier this year that requires law enforcement to prove “clear and convincing”... Read more
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The Washington Times
Graham-Cassidy health care bill sets off clashes in Senategrants would affect coverage and spending on Medicaid insurance for the poor in
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
grants would affect coverage and spending on Medicaid insurance for the poor in her state. Sen. Rand Paul, a conservative Kentucky Republican, said he is a hard “no” because the bill preserves a chunk of Obamacare’s taxes and regulations. “This... Read more
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Breitbart
Luther Strange Supports Federal Government’s Role in Educationopportunity for their children, including home school, public school, or privat
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
opportunity for their children, including home school, public school, or private school. In endorsing Moore, the Kentucky Republican said: Roy Moore has more political spine than anyone I know. He has twice chosen to lose his job rather... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ron Johnson schedules hearing on health care block grantsa limited repeal bill last time around, so they could be tough to bring around
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
a limited repeal bill last time around, so they could be tough to bring around on Graham-Cassidy. Meanwhile Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, doubled down on his opposition in a series of tweets Monday, saying it wasn’t conservati... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rand Paul is unlikely to support the Graham-Cassidy measureat Obamacare’s replacement plan. “Graham/Cassidy keeps Obamacare and tells the
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
at Obamacare’s replacement plan. “Graham/Cassidy keeps Obamacare and tells the states to run it. No thanks,” Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, tweeted. The Graham-Cassidy bill, sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Act would aid coal countrymine reclamation and improve economic development prospects in mining-scarred a
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
mine reclamation and improve economic development prospects in mining-scarred areas. The RECLAIM Act, sponsored by Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, would free $1 billion from the Abandoned Mine... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obamacare replacement with state block grants rallies Republicans for Sept. 30 deadlinecoming out regularly and saying they’re for it, either privately or publicly,”
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
coming out regularly and saying they’re for it, either privately or publicly,” Mr. Cassidy said. But Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, announced Friday that he is staunchly opposed to the bill, lengthening the odds of success as his party... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Senate confirms Cuban-born judge to 11th CircuitDistrict Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan was confirmed today by a 94-5 vote after s
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
District Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan was confirmed today by a 94-5 vote after several days of procedural delays. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul held up the confirmation because he wanted a vote on his unrelated bill to block U.S.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bill Cassidy: Obamacare repeal is within sight, needs one or two votescoming out regularly and saying they’re for it, either privately or publicly,”
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
coming out regularly and saying they’re for it, either privately or publicly,” Mr. Cassidy said. Yet Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, rejected the bill on Twitter as Mr. Cassidy spoke to reporters, lengthening the odds of success as the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Suu Kyi tells US lawmaker she seeks aid for Rohingyaof government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that vio
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
of government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that violations of human rights be addressed, the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor. The longtime human rights icon and Nobel peace laureate has been berated for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump casts doubt on GOP clearing 60-vote hurdle in Senate on tax billLeader Mitch McConnell to change the chamber's rules so legislation can be pass
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Leader Mitch McConnell to change the chamber's rules so legislation can be passed with 51 votes before, something the Kentucky Republican and his caucus oppose. But Friday morning's tweet came as Trump is openly courting Democratic votes,... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Casts Doubt on GOP Clearing 60-Vote Hurdle in Senate on Tax BillLeader Mitch McConnell to change the chamber’s rules so legislation can be pass
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Leader Mitch McConnell to change the chamber’s rules so legislation can be passed with 51 votes before, something the Kentucky Republican and his caucus oppose. But Friday morning’s tweet came as Trump is openly courting Democratic votes,... Read more
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asianage
US lawmaker defends Suu Kyi, says she's working to get aid for Rohingyasof government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that vio
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
of government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that violations of human rights be addressed, the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor. The longtime human rights icon and Nobel peace laureate has been berated for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Suu Kyi tells US lawmaker she seeks aid for Rohingyas facing Myanmar crackdownof government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that vio
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
of government in the nation also known as Burma, said it was important that violations of human rights be addressed, the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor. The longtime human rights icon and Nobel peace laureate has been berated for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Roy Moore, Luther Strange battle for GOP endorsements in Alabama Senat race may upend Republican estwould have opposed it. But Mr. Moore blamed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
would have opposed it. But Mr. Moore blamed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the deal, not Mr. Trump, despite the Kentucky Republican having been cut out of the deal-making. The Senate Leadership Fund, the political action committee... Read more
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The Washington Times
Grassley undecided on how to resolve ‘blue slip’ judicial holdupsbeen honored for district court judges rather than circuit court judges — somet
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
been honored for district court judges rather than circuit court judges — something Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, echoed on Wednesday. “My personal view is that the blue slip, with regard to circuit court... Read more
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Roll Call
Mitch McConnell's Myanmar Balancing Actview publicly condemning Aung San Suu Kyi, the best hope for democratic reform
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
view publicly condemning Aung San Suu Kyi, the best hope for democratic reform in Burma, is simply not constructive,” the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor. McConnell said he spoke with Suu Kyi on Wednesday about the situation in... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sen. McConnell says Suu Kyi urges aid for western Myanmaroperations." Many Rohingya homes were burned and thousands of Rohingya fled to
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
operations." Many Rohingya homes were burned and thousands of Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh. McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, voiced support for Suu Kyi. He says her civilian government has little control over Myanmar's military.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump targets rich in tax reformrates and a simpler code, but few details have emerged. The group also includes
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
rates and a simpler code, but few details have emerged. The group also includes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican; Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican; Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin;... Read more
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The Washington Times
White House backs David Stras despite Al Franken blue slip conflictBounds and Justice Stras now that their blue slips are officially being withhel
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bounds and Justice Stras now that their blue slips are officially being withheld. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, echoed Mr. Grassley’s earlier sentiment on Wednesday, saying blue slips shouldn’t be used to obstruct... Read more
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The Hill
Senate votes down Paul's war authorization repeal | Mattis backs all three nuclear triad legs | Air Force One design contract awardedthe issue since 2002. The Hill’s Jordain Carney has more: Senators voted 61-3
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
the issue since 2002. The Hill’s Jordain Carney has more: Senators voted 61-36 Wednesday to table an amendment from the Kentucky Republican to get rid of the 2001 and 2002 authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF). Paul wanted to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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News 8000
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizationsfor Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
for Use of Military Force after six months, giving Congress a window to draft a new, updated war authorization. Paul, a Kentucky Republican, has argued that the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations -- which were passed to authorize military action... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate ducks new debate on war on terroryears without a real debate. There will be no real debate on war unless we pass
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
years without a real debate. There will be no real debate on war unless we pass this resolution,” said Sen. Rand Paul, the Kentucky Republican who led the fight to force a new debate on the breadth of the war on terror. Mr. Paul offered a proposal... Read more
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The Hill
Senate votes down Paul's bid to sunset war billsSenators voted 61-36 Wednesday to table an amendment from the Kentucky Republic
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Senators voted 61-36 Wednesday to table an amendment from the Kentucky Republican to get rid of the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). Paul wanted to attach a six-month sunset of the two war bills to the National... Read more
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Roll Call
Former Sen. Pete Domenici Dies at 85and dedicated — and a very strong advocate for his home state of New Mexico. We
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
and dedicated — and a very strong advocate for his home state of New Mexico. We are all saddened by this news today,” the Kentucky Republican said, announcing Domenici’s passing on the Senate floor. Domenici commanded deep respect from colleagues... Read more
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Roll Call
Thanks to Bannon, White House Can't Shake Comey Firingally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sided with the White House over
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sided with the White House over Bannon on the firing of Comey. McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has defended Trump's decision. “Steve Bannon is dead wrong. Every fact that has come out about James... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rand Paul pushes vote to end war powers resolutionhas anything to do with the seven different wars we’re involved in now. And so,
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
has anything to do with the seven different wars we’re involved in now. And so, yes, this is an important day,” Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said on MSNBC. Mr. Paul has long pushed for a debate on the war resolutions, but now as an amendment to... Read more
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The Hill
Officials call out China, Russia on N. Korea sanctions | Mattis warns of CR's damage | Paul to get vote on war authorization amendmentvote on Paul's amendment to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
vote on Paul's amendment to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) on Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican wants to attach a six-month sunset of the two war bills to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).... Read more
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Roll Call
Bipartisan Push for Electoral Security Gets Priority Statuswould ultimately be considered to the fiscal 2018 defense bill, despite the eff
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
would ultimately be considered to the fiscal 2018 defense bill, despite the efforts of leaders on both sides of the aisle. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul has pledged to object to any procedural efforts to truncate debate on the defense policy... Read more
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Breitbart
Rep. Thomas Massie Endorses Judge Roy Moore in Alabama Senate RaceKentucky Republican Rep. Thomas Massie is endorsing former Alabama Supreme Cour
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
Kentucky Republican Rep. Thomas Massie is endorsing former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is running against appointed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary runoff for the seat vacated by now-Attorney... Read more
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The Hill
Paul threatens to slow-walk defense bill over war voteThe Kentucky Republican has filed an amendment to the National Defense Authoriz
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The Kentucky Republican has filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) passed in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and to green light the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Bannon: GOP ‘trying to nullify’ Trump’s electionagenda to be implemented. It’s very obvious.” Bannon recalled a meeting with M
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
agenda to be implemented. It’s very obvious.” Bannon recalled a meeting with McConnell in Trump Tower, when the Kentucky Republican asked Trump to clamp down on his “drain-the-swamp” rhetoric. “Oh, Mitch McConnell when we first met him,... Read more
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Roll Call
How Trump and the Democrats Spared McConnell and Ryanheadaches — was “ridiculous.” You could almost see the whites of McConnell’s e
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
headaches — was “ridiculous.” You could almost see the whites of McConnell’s eyes growing red in reading reports of the Kentucky Republican, mouth drawn, stalking out of the White House. Timing is everything But GOP leaders protested just the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bannon unsparing in criticism of GOPto take on? The speaker of the House, Representative Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Rep
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
to take on? The speaker of the House, Representative Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, and Senator Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, the Senate majority leader, who Bannon accused of “trying to nullify the 2016 election.” “They do not... Read more
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