Rand Paul alone stops harsher sanctions on IranSubmitted by vitaminc on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 18:08
29 March 2012 RT report
On Tuesday Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) summoned the US Constitution in an attempt to block even harsher sanction against Iran in fears of another war America could potentially be involved in.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was eager to hastily authorize the bill, but Paul’s objection required that any use of military force against Iran had to be approved by Congress and wanted Congress to confirm that the US wasn’t rushing into another endless conflict.
“Our founding fathers were quite concerned about giving the power to declare war to the Executive. They were quite concerned that the Executive could become like a King,” Paul added on Tuesday.
Although Reid wasn’t to please with Paul’s objection, Paul felt that “without a vote and without careful consideration of the ramifications of third or even a fourth war in this past decade” there is no legitimate need to send young soldiers into war.
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I just found here on comment section there is still disinformation going on bashing Rand about sanction against Iran. So joined now to post this article.
Many of Daily Paulers know Rand tried to block the sanctions? If so, forgive me for posting this.
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