Paul told Trump bill is 'too much money'


CNN—Rand Paul said he was effectively blocking a vote on a spending bill ahead of a government shutdown deadline to put lawmakers on the spot over the national debt

Rand Paul told Trump spending bill is 'too much money'. Republican Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that he told President Donald Trump the bipartisan spending agreement will saddle the nation with too much debt. "It spends too much money, borrows too much money," the Kentuckian told Fox News of the spending agreement awaiting a vote in the Senate. He added, "Actually, we're going to bring back Obama-era deficits. I was elected to combat Obama-era deficits." The Senate was set to consider the spending agreement announced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch...