Exclusive — Many Senate Republicans Reject Bob Corker, Stick Up for President Trump


“Given his severe case of short man syndrome and the fact he would have lost his primary, it’s not surprising Corker is seeking attention and affirmation from the Beltway elites,” a senior Republican aide working for a Senator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Breitbart News.
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Rand Paul: Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill ‘a Bad Idea’

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Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare is a “bad idea.” Paul said, “I have always been a yes for repeal but the bill, the Graham-Cassidy bill, unfortunately, basically keeps most of the Obamacare spending, almost all of it and it just reshuffles it and block grants it to the states. I don’t think block granting Obamacare makes it go away. It just means you are keeping all the money you’re spending still in Obamacare and reshuffles it. It is taking it from Democrat states and giving it to Republican states. It sets up a perpetual food fight over the formula. What happens if Democrats win?” “They are going to try and take back that money and give it to Democrat states,” he continued. “This is a bad idea, not repealed. However all of that being said, if they narrow the focus to the things we all agree on, expanding health savings accounts, giving governors more freedom though wavers, slowing down the rate of growth of an outrageous entitlement spending, sure, I would be for that. But I’m just not for this block granting concept because it is
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Rand: Graham-Cassidy Is ‘Barely Obamacare-Lite’ – Graham ‘Known to be Wrong and Not Very Conservative’


On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) blasted the Graham-Cassidy Bill as “barely Obamacare-lite.” Rand said Graham-Cassidy “actually keeps the Obamacare spending and just redistributes it among the states. It’s a $1.2 trillion federal grant program, and that’s just not repeal. I didn’t promise people to keep a trillion-dollar spending program and re-shuffle the money among the states. This is not repeal. It’s not even — It’s barely Obamacare-lite. It keeps Obamacare. It’s not what we promised.” He added, “When this bill comes up next week, I will, once again, offer a real repeal. So, there will be a choice. There’ll be real repeal. But I’m also working another tact. I’m working with president trump on healthcare associations, which can be done with no money, no federal money, no federal taxes, no Obamacare taxes. And what happens is that people can buy insurance across state lines, and people can join a group. So they get group insurance, which protects them against pre-existing conditions, but gets them a great price. … It’s just not a conservative notion to vote for a trillion-dollar federal grant program.” Rand also argued that Graham-Cassidy isn’t “the last chance.
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Exclusive — Rand Paul on Afghanistan, Yemen: Trump Should Trust ‘Instincts,’ Stop Listening to Generals ‘Who Talk in His Ear’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News exclusively in an interview in his U.S. Senate office on Capitol Hill this week that he is troubled by the bad advice President Donald Trump is getting from the military generals who surround him on matters of…
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