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'IT'S OVER': Rand Paul Says Trump Impeachment Trial ‘Dead on Arrival’ in the Senate

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.27.21

Senator Rand Paul labeled Donald Trump’s impending Impeachment Trial “dead on arrival” this week after 45 lawmakers voted to designate the entire process as “Unconstitutional.”

“The Senate just voted on my constitutional point of order. 45 Senators agreed that this sham of a ‘trial’ is unconstitutional. That is more than will be needed to acquit and to eventually end this partisan impeachment process. This ‘trial’ is dead on arrival in the Senate,” posted Paul on Twitter.

“If you voted that it was unconstitutional, how in the world would you ever vote to convict somebody for this?” Paul told reporters after the vote, according to Politico. “This vote indicates it’s over. The trial is all over.”

CAPITAL CHAOS: Rand Paul ‘Attacked by Angry Mob’ After Leaving the White House, Thanks Police

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.28.20

Senator Rand Paul confirmed on social media Thursday night he was attacked by an “angry mob” after leaving President Trump’s acceptance speech at the White House; thanking DC police for “saving his life.”

“Just got attacked by an angry mob of over 100, one block away from the White House. Thank you to @DCPoliceDept for literally saving our lives from a crazed mob,” posted Paul.

“Video on social media appeared to show a crowd chasing and jeering Paul, who was escorted by D.C. police as he returned to his hotel. An officer was captured on video being shoved by a protester and was nearly knocked over. Paul appeared to help steady the officer,” reports Fox News.

Read the full report here.

MEDIA MOB: CBS News Describes Rand Paul’s Assault as ‘Protesters Confront Kentucky Senator’

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.28.20

CBS News faced a growing backlash on social media Friday after the media outlet described Rand Paul’s assault from anti-police rioters as simply “protesters confront Kentucky Senator.”

“WATCH: Protesters confronted Kentucky Senator Rand Paul after attending the RNC at the White House, shouting at the lawmaker to acknowledge the shooting of Breonna Taylor,” posted CBS News’ official Twitter account.

 

Paul discussed his harrowing attack Thursday night after an unhinged mob descended on the Republican lawmaker; saying the crowd “would have killed me” if not for DC police officers.

“We walked one block, but as we walked we could see some police in the distance but we also saw a mob of people screaming and yelling. Fortunately, we got to the police, otherwise I don’t think we would have survived,” said Paul.

“The Policemen were forming a barricade with their bodies,” he added. “We waited, but the crowd was getting bigger and bigger and pushing in. It got worse and worse and worse. Finally, we decided to make a move. They were shouting threats to hurt us and kill us.”

 

Watch Sen. Paul’s comments above.

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