Watch live: Sen. Rand Paul on Hour Two of a real filibuster
posted at 12:51 pm on March 6, 2013 by Mary Katharine Ham
On CSPAN-2, Paul is taking the opportunity of the Brennan nomination to talk drones, due process, and define transparency for the White House. Click to watch.
Sen. Rand Paul has launched a filibuster this afternoon against President Obama’s nomination of John Brennan for the Director of the C.I.A.
Brennan is currently the White House chief counterterrorism advisor.
“I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the CIA,” declared Paul. “I will speak until I can no longer speak.”
Citing Louis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Paul continued. “They say Louis Carroll is fiction. Alice never fell down a rabbit hole and the White Queen’s caustic judgments are not really a threat to your security. Or has America the Beautiful become Alice’s Wonderland?