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Rand Paul: With Barron Nomination, Does Obama Even Believe We Have a Fifth Amendment? (VIDEO)

by Rand Paul

In 2013, I filibustered the nomination of CIA Director John Brennan. I did so to defend a core constitutional principle that has made America a leader among nations for as long as we have been a nation—the right to due process.

I wanted to know if President Obama believed he had the power to kill an American citizen without due process. It took me almost 13 hours to get my answer, but the Obama Administration finally relented.

They seemed annoyed I had even asked the question. I was flabbergasted that it took them so long to answer it.

I’m still not sure they completely get the message.

Video below, with link to full transcript:

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Thanks for posting this, and I watched it, but.....every time we load the front page, is this going to autoplay?


Thank you for the embed whoever did that. I wish Rand would have posted this on his youtube channel.

Excellent... I agree

Rand in 2016 !!!

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Pretty good except I disagree

Pretty good except I disagree that the soldiers were fighting for our constitution :/

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain
Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it's wrong. - Ron Paul