Senate panel narrowly approves Pompeo for Secretary of State

Senate panel narrowly approves Pompeo for Secretary of State

CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination to become the next secretary of state was approved in a narrow vote Monday by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The approval came after Sen. Rand Paul said he would support Pompeo as the next secretary of state — virtually guaranteeing that he would be confirmed by the full Senate.

“I just finished speaking to @realDonaldTrump, after speaking to him several times today. I also met with and spoke to Director Pompeo,” the Kentucky Republican said in a series of tweets explaining his change of heart.

“After calling continuously for weeks for Director Pompeo to support President Trump’s belief that the Iraq war was a mistake, and that it is time to leave Afghanistan, today I received confirmation the Director Pompeo agrees with @realDonaldTrump,” he wrote.

“President Trump believes that Iraq was a mistake, that regime change has destabilized the region, and that we must end our involvement with Afghanistan,” he continued.

“Having received assurances from President Trump and Director Pompeo that he agrees with the President on these important issues, I have decided to support his nomination to be our next Secretary of State.”

His announcement came as the committee was set to vote on Pompeo.

He faced a tough fight there, but with Paul’s support and the backing of several Democrats he will be able to win a vote by the full Senate.

Rand Paul Discloses Sensitive First Details Since Getting Attacked

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul didn’t have it easy, especially after being attacked by what reports state was a neighbor. Now, he is opening up on the incident in a brand new interview.

As Paul explained to The Washington Examiner, he was first attacked from behind, after which he had to seek medical help. He reportedly had six broken ribs and fluid in his lungs.

Many reports stated the suspect is a man known as Rene Boucher, who will probably face federal charges regarding the attack. As Paul stated, he was minding his own business and mowing the lawn at the time of the attack. The charges Boucher is looking at could get as high as a four-degree assault.

Paul shared his thoughts on the incident in a recent interview.

The Examiner’s Paul Bedard acknowledged that Paul experienced breathing difficulties during the entire interview.

Paul initially stated there was no clear brawl that could have triggered the attack, although many suspect it could be a matter of landscaping.

“From my perspective, I’m not really too concerned about what someone’s motive is,” he said. “I’m just concerned that I was attacked from the back and somebody broke six of my ribs and gave me a damaged lung where at least for now I have trouble speaking and breathing and now I’ve hurt for 10 days,” Paul explained.

Paul couldn’t think of a reason good enough for someone to engage in such vicious and aggressive behavior.

“There is no motive that would justify hitting somebody from behind and breaking their ribs and damaging their lungs, so no, there is no justification for something like that.”

Many of their neighbors dismissed suspicion of a fight between the two prior to the attack, but one of the neighbors stated Boucher could have been troubled with the trees in Paul’s yard he found hid his view.

For now, Paul is looking to a long way of recovery.

“I would assume it gets better,” he said, noting that although he is still experiencing troubles breathing, he is feeling much better.

As far as his future plans on Boucher are concerned, Paul stated there is “going to be a criminal prosecution” against Boucher.

Rand Paul Contradicts Assault Story, Says Injuries Are Worse than Reported

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) tweeted Wednesday about the final report of his injuries sustained at the hands of his neighbor, and they are worse than previously reported. He also confirmed a story from Breitbart News contradicting the “landscaping” narrative explaining the motive behind the attack.

What did he say?

Paul tweeted, “I appreciate all of the support from everyone.”

“A medical update: final report indicates six broken ribs & new X-ray shows a pleural effusion,” he added.

The first reports from the assault were that he had only received minor injuries, but later they were corrected to indicate that he had broken five ribs. Now Paul confirms that he has six broken ribs.

Paul was mowing his lawn when he was “blind-sided” and tackled by 59-year-old Rene Boucher, his neighbor.

Was the attack over a landscaping dispute?

No. According to a report from Breitbart News, the motive had nothing to do with a landscaping dispute between Paul and his neighbor, and the motive was still unknown. Paul retweeted the report in what can be taken as confirmation.

“As a friend and neighbor of the Paul family, I have been disturbed by the inaccuracies in numerous media accounts of the assault that occurred on Friday, November 3rd,” wrote Travis Creed in a statement to Breitbart News.

“The stories of a ‘landscaping dispute’, or a dispute of any sort between Rand Paul and Rene Boucher are erroneous and unfounded,” he explained. “The reason for Mr. Boucher’s bizarre attack is known only to him. Statements to the contrary are irresponsible and unnecessary.” The reported added other statements from Paul’s neighbors that corroborated Creed’s opinion.

Paul’s political strategist, Paul Stafford, had told the media that Paul was in a lot of a pain Sunday. “This type of injury is caused by high velocity severe force. It is not clear exactly how soon he will return to work, as the pain is considerable as is the difficulty in getting around, including flying.”

Boucher was arrested for fourth-degree assault, and was released on a $7,500 bond.

BREAKING: Sen. Rand Paul ASSAULTED And Injured! – Suspicious Motives!

Apparently, the local police have reported that Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), during his stay at his Bowling Green home was physically attacked by a man who has sneaked in his home and committed the horrible crime.

As the police reported, the attacker Rene A. Boucher who is currently under custody has illegally entered the Republican lawmaker’s home “causing a minor injury”, still putting Sen. Paul.

A Bowling Green man was arrested for assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at his residence Friday afternoon, causing minor injury, according to a Kentucky State Police news release issued Saturday afternoon.

KSP troopers responded to Paul’s home in Warren County at about 3:21 p.m. Friday in reference to a report of an assault, according to the news release.” – as according to The Gateway Pundit.

As Troopers stated, the attacker who is 59 years old has “intentionally assaulted Paul causing a minor injury”.

Rene A. Boucher, held in custody is charged with “one count of fourth-degree assault with minor injury” was taken to the Warren County Regional Jail.

After a while, a statement was issued regarding this incident by spokesperson Kelsey Cooper in which he said, “Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault. The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police.”

You can find the mug shot of the attacker below:

As Rand Paul is going to be okay soon, one thing is alarmingly bad, and that is the Liberal brainwashing propaganda which results can be seen all over the States and are causing more and more Americans to become fed up with this ill situation.

He should be charged to the fullest to serve as an example for other lunatics to stay out of our politicians’ homes.

Liberals should realize that when you imply force, you’ll get a force in return. Especially when Trump is in charge!

JUST IN: Rand Paul Assaulted At His Home In Kentucky – Who Is Behind It?

Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul, was reportedly assaulted at his Bowling Green home on Friday, local news informed. A press release from the Kentucky State Police reveals that the police responded to Rand’s home at 3:21 p.m.

The officials have arrested Rene Albert Boucher, 59-years-old. He is charged with one fourth-degree assault count. Republican Paul experienced minor injuries in the attack. There are no details and reasons for the assault as for now.

According to Kentucky State Board of Election voting records, Boucher is a registered Democrat. Also, a person having the same nime is employed as an anesthesiologist in Bowling Green.

“Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault,” Kelsey Cooper, Paul’s communications director in Kentucky said in a statement to the Bowling Green Daily News.

“The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police. Senator Paul is fine.”

The officials took Boucher to Warren County Detention Center. A court date needs to be set, while Boucher’s bond is listed at $50,000.

The Bowling Green Daily News reported that Boucher received a patent 2003 for a pain relief product name Therm-a-Vest. A news editorial from that time reveals that Boucher sold the device on QVC back in 2005.

The Facebook account which is most likely Boucher’s is full of anti-Trump posts.

On May 17, Boucher wrote, “May Robert Mueller fry Trump’s gonads,” a reference to the former FBI director’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government.

There are no postings on the account about Paul, though there are many others that criticize Republicans in general.

Boucher shared one post from the Occupy Democrats account citing left-wing academic Noam Chomsky’s criticism of the Republican party.



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Hurricane Harvey has been one of the most devastating storms to ever hit the US, and the damage has been absolutely catastrophic. In response, Senator Rand Paul has attempted to pass a relief bill—but according to Congress, the money should be put elsewhere.

Our government is known for spending taxpayer funds on ridiculous programs, overpriced projects, and welfare-leeching parasites. We spend nearly one million dollars each second, as Senator Rand Paul points out, and yet we still have nearly $100 billion in damage to repair in Houston.

Congress has tried to raise the national debt in order to accommodate this expense, but our national debt already tops $20 trillion dollars, something that cannot be sustained indefinitely. Senator Rand Paul offered a different solution—take some of the money from wasteful, ineffective programs, and put them into a Hurricane relief fund.

Unfortunately, our dumb and selfish congress voted against his decision by a vast majority. This isn’t even the worst part, though—when Senator Rand Paul points out where some of our money is going, and where it should be going, you’ll go livid.

“In Washington, we have a disease—or a syndrome, rather,” Senator Paul says. “I call it the ‘dinosaur syndrome,’ big hearts, small brains. Unfortunately, it’s a reoccurring problem. In Washington, it is argued that you are more compassionate if you give away more of someone else’s money. I would argue that true compassion is in giving your own money away.”

Senator Rand Paul points out that we’ve spent billions of dollars in foreign aid to countries that hate us, so why not stop sending them taxpayer funds, and instead give them to Houston? Apparently this solution is too patriotic for our RINO-infested, Democrat-ridden congress, because they voted against it 87-10.

The Free Thought Project reports:

According to estimates from three independent groups who specialize in disaster relief and risk management, the cost of Hurricane Harvey “ranged from $70 billion to $108 billion,” meaning that the storm has arguably done more damage than any natural disaster in the United States, since at least 1980.

Paul noted that while the price tag of repairs for Harvey may be large, the national debt is even larger, and increasing the debt to pay for this storm makes no sense when the U.S. has the option of making cuts within its current budget.

We as a country have a $20 trillion debt. We borrow $1 million every minute,” Paul said. “And yet, we are putting forward a bill to allocate $15 billion to those who are suffering from Harvey without paying for it—without finding the money anywhere, just simply adding it to our tab. Adding it to our $20 trillion bill. How did we get to $20 trillion in debt? Big hearts, small brains. Nobody has the courage to say, ‘Why don’t we pay for it? Why don’t we be legislators and stand up like men and women and say, let’s set priorities.’”

In order to cover the $15 billion request, Paul proposed an amendment that would allocate $7.85 billion in aid for repairing the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, with an additional $2.5 billion set aside to prepare for Hurricane Irma—all by simply making cuts to foreign aid.

“My amendment, the ‘America First’ amendment, would take the money from money that we were going to send to foreign countries,” Paul said. “We send billions and billions of dollars to countries who hate us. We send billions and billions of dollars to countries who burn our flag. I think it’s a very simple choice that when we’re looking at those in need in our country, we quit sending money to other countries.”

Paul noted that with the current budget, American taxpayers are funding a failed foreign policy by sending billions of dollars to countries such as Afghanistan, where President Trump recently promised to continue the longest war in U.S. history.

This is the type of harebrained policy that our Congress allows. They would rather give billions and billions of dollars to countries that burn our flag, hate us, and declare “death to infidels.” Yet, when we have thousands of Americans in need, what do they do? They just go deeper into debt and print more funny money.

Come November 6th, 2018 we must elect every single one of these traitorous, lying, globalist scumbags out of office. Write this date down, mark it on your calendar, and do whatever you must in order to remember it—for it will be the date that we reclaim our congress and truly embark down the path of making America great again.

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