Rand Paul won't say if he will hold up spending bill


CNN—Sen. Rand Paul, who forced a brief government shutdown last month, won't say whether he will hold up the massive spending deal Congress is expected to unveil Wednesday, citing the lack of a bill.

Lindsey Graham says Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel will be confirmed despite Rand Paul opposition. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said he thinks President Trump's picks to lead the State Department and CIA will make it through the Senate, despite Sen. Rand Paul's pledge to try and block the nominees. Mr. Graham said CIA Director Mike Pompeo will make a suitable replacement for Rex ...