For good reasons, Rand Paul fights against the confirmations of Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel.
Rand Paul fights for freedom and against the deep state in as many ways as he can. One way he does this is by supporting liberty candidates through RandPac:
Another way he fights is by opposing awful people who threaten to hold important positions of power. Paul opposed Mike Pompeo when he was originally appointed to head the CIA. Now he opposes him as the replacement for Rex Tillerson, and opposes Gina Haspel as the new CIA director.
Rand Paul is one of the few Republicans who sometimes resists Donald Trump without ceasing to support him as President. That should be appreciated.
The Washington Examiner reports, “Rand Paul vows to block Trump’s nominees to run State and CIA .”
Paul, R-Ky., pledged “I’m going to do everything I can to block them,” and was particularly critical of Hapsel, who he said showed “joyful glee” when a suspected terrorist was tortured at one of the so-called black sites during the Iraq war. Haspel has served at the CIA for more than three decades and is currently the deputy director. She was in charge of one black site located in Thailand.
Paul said he opposes Pompeo, who is now the CIA Director, because he backs “regime change” in Iran and was a supporter of the Iraq war.
Paul voted against Pompeo when he was confirmed as the head of the CIA [….].
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