Rand Paul to oppose Pompeo, Haspel

by
March 14, 2018

paulrand_011618gn2_lead
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday he would oppose President Trump’s nominations of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of State and CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel to lead the spy agency.

Paul said that he will oppose the nominations and “do everything I can to block” them.

“My announcement today is that I will oppose both Pompeo’s nomination and Haspel’s nomination,” Paul said.

Paul is the first Republican to come out against the two nominations, which were announced by Trump on Tuesday. Last year, he was the only Republican to vote against Pompeo for CIA director.

1 Comment - what are your thoughts?

  • Navy Bob says:

    Per the article Paul resists the Haspel nomination for the following reason:

    “Paul said he is opposing Haspel due to her involvement in the enhanced interrogation program during the George W. Bush administration. He said she showed “joyful glee at someone who is being tortured.”

    Now that on Friday the original post has been rebuffed, the organization who posted the article found that the dates Haspel was in charge of the “black site” were AFTER this incident, will Paul change his mind? Will the press or the Democrats (redundant) discontinue their trumpeting of this outrageous LIE? Of course not, to both. Paul is a “Never Trump’er” and the media/Democrats are, well we know what they are.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Keep the Fake News Media in check.

Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.