McCain, Graham Attack Rand Paul for Anti-Drone Filibuster

 

 

From Antiwar

 

Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) rose in the Senate on Thursday to lambaste Senator Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster opposing extra-judicial assassinations of American citizens in the drone war.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday blocked the confirmation vote on President Obama’s nominee for CIA director John Brennan, explaining that the filibuster would continue until the administration said explicitly that targeting American citizens on US soil for death by drone would be unconstitutional.

“I find the question offensive,” Sen. Graham said. “I do not believe that question deserves an answer.”

 

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