Rand Paul on The War in Iraq

Last Updated : Jul 16, 2010

Summary

Dr Paul has stated that he would have voted against the authorization for the use of force in Iraq.

 

War vote

At a speech in Paducah, Kentucky Rand Paul stated that he would have voted for the authorization to use force in Afghanistan but would have voted against the authorization for the use of force in Iraq

 

Courier-Journal

In 2010, the Courier-Journal asked the candidates in the 2010 Senate election a series of questions. When asked about Iraq, Rand Paul responded as follows:

Voting Record

Repealing the Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq

In November of 2011, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky proposed an amendment to the yearly defense appropriations act that would have repealed the authorization for the use of force in Iraq. The amendment failed 30-67 with Democrats equally split and a vast majority of Republicans opposing the measure. Rand Paul voted in favor of repealing the authorization for the use of force in Iraq.

Rand Paul voted in favor of repealing the authorization for the use of force in Iraq.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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