Appearing at the “Save America Summit” at Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul called for GOP voters to oust moderate Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Susan Collins (R-Maine.)
“This is our problem: seven Republicans voted to keep Obamacare. You remember John McCain doing it. We won’t name all others, but that’s the thing, this is our problem,” Paul said.
“We know the Democrats want to have socialised health medicine and national health care, but the Republicans that say they’re for it, we gotta keep them honest, and you gotta send home the ones that lie to you,” he added.
Senator Rand Paul comments on Former Senator John McCain's thumbs down vote on Obamacare in speech at Save America Summit in Miami, FL on April 10, 2021 pic.twitter.com/3mpn04S5E1
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Clearly Paul was referring to Collins and Murkowski who both joined the late Arizona Senator McCain in stopping the GOP’s efforts to repeal Obamacare.
Paul may have misspoke when he said there are severn Republicans who voted to keep Obamacare as that number is not accurate.
Most likely, Paul was confusing the 7 Republicans who voted to convict Trump in his second impeachment trial.
In a recent statement, former President Trump endorsed Kentucky Senator Rand Paul for re-election.
“Rand Paul has done a fantastic job for our Country, and for the incredible people of Kentucky. He fights against the Swamp in Washington, the Radical Left Liberals, and especially the destructive RINOS, of which there are far too many, in Congress,” Trump said in a statement Thursday.
“I am proud to be working with Rand in our battle to Make America Great Again. He has my Complete and Total Endorsement for another term in the U. S. Senate. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a true champion in Rand Paul,” he added.