Patriot Act’s fate now in Rand Paul’s hands

by Julian Hattem - The Hill  |  published on May 31, 2015

Rand Paul has the future of the Patriot Act in the palm of his hand.

The Senate is scheduled to hold a rare Sunday evening vote on three Patriot Act provisions mere hours before they expire at midnight. The late hour — and lack of a clean path forward — means any single senator has an undue amount of leverage to gum up the works.

After staking his reputation on fighting the National Security Agency (NSA) to the bitter end, the Kentucky Republican and White House contender now finds himself with the best chance yet to hobble it.

  • KDC

    You go, Rand. At least we can trust you have our best interest at heart!

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