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Old Today, 03:29 PM
 
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Rand Paul blocked a vote to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, which provides financial assistance for first responders suffering from 9/11-related medical issues. Paul prevented the Senate from voting to approve the bill through unanimous consent because of its cost.

"Senator Paul may have turned his back on our first responders today, but now we have a filibuster-proof bipartisan support of 73 cosponsors in addition to myself," Gillibrand told reporters Wednesday.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rand-pa...st-responders/
Yeah great doctor... Sick and tired of hearing how great this pandering idiot is.
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Old Today, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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I appreciate his intent- cut spending to offset it. Same could be said for all appropriations.

That said, the optics on this one are not good.
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