Rand Paul labels Chris Christie a moderate
November 5th, 2013
08:33 PM ET
9 months ago

Rand Paul labels Chris Christie a moderate

(CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul labeled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a "moderate" on Tuesday, hours after the governor described himself as a "conservative."

"I think the Republican Party is a big party, and we need moderates like Chris Christie who can win in New Jersey," Paul said on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Rand Paul • The Lead • TV-The Situation Room
November 5th, 2013
06:40 PM ET
9 months ago

Rand Paul on plagiarism: 'We've been sloppy'

(CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul took responsibility Tuesday for instances of plagiarism exposed in his speeches and writings, saying his office has been "sloppy" and pledging to add footnotes to all of his future material.

"Ultimately I'm the boss, and things go out under my name, and so it is my fault," Paul said on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
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Filed under: Rand Paul • TV-The Situation Room
October 9th, 2013
03:41 PM ET
10 months ago

GOP congressman: Few people signing up for Obamacare

Washington (CNN) – Rep. Buck McKeon, the longtime California Republican and House Armed Services Commitee chairman, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Wednesday that only a very small number of Americans have enrolled in new health care law exchanges that opened for business on October 1.


Filed under: Buck Mckeon • TV-The Situation Room
July 31st, 2013
06:57 PM ET
1 year ago

King hammers away at Paul in GOP infighting

(CNN) – Republican Rep. Peter King of New York fired back at Sen. Rand Paul, who accused him of being part of a Republican wing that’s “all for blowing up stuff, but not too concerned with fiscal responsibility.”

The longtime congressman from Long Island argued Paul and his libertarian-leaning views on foreign policy were making “America the enemy.”
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Peter King • Rand Paul • TV-The Situation Room
July 30th, 2013
05:05 PM ET
1 year ago

Paul: Christie is the 'king of bacon' on government spending

(CNN) – The feuding between Republicans Chris Christie and Rand Paul continued Tuesday as the senator from Kentucky cautioned the governor from New Jersey was picking a fight with the wrong guy.

In an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," Paul defended himself against Christie's most recent allegations that the senator was bringing home too much money for his state.
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June 25th, 2013
07:10 PM ET
1 year ago

Rep. John Lewis: Supreme Court put a 'dagger' in Voting Rights Act

(CNN) - Longtime congressman and veteran civil rights icon John Lewis said the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights Act dealt a major blow to minorities in the United States.

"It is awful, it's a sad day, I never thought that I would see the day when the U.S. Supreme Court would put a dagger in the heart of the Voting Rights Act of 1965," he said Tuesday on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
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May 16th, 2013
06:45 PM ET
1 year ago

Rand Paul: Hillary’s 'fingerprints' all over talking points

(CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul continued his blitz against Hillary Clinton, arguing Thursday the former secretary of state was involved in changing the Benghazi talking points, despite recently-released e-mails indicating she did not have a direct role in the matter.

The Republican senator of Kentucky–who’s considering a 2016 presidential bid–said that because her spokeswoman at the time, Victoria Nuland, was engaged in the editing process for the talking points, then Clinton must be implicated, as well.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Libya • Rand Paul • TV-The Situation Room
April 18th, 2013
07:25 PM ET
1 year ago

Romney: Obama gave a 'superb' speech

(CNN) - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney praised President Barack Obama's remarks on Thursday at an interfaith service remembering victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

In an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," Romney also stressed the importance of learning from such terror attacks and opened up about how his faith plays a role in times of crisis.
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Boehner shoots down Republican member's criticism
April 11th, 2013
04:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Boehner shoots down Republican member's criticism

(CNN) - The head of the House Republican campaign arm, Rep. Greg Walden, is getting pushback from both his own party and the White House for bucking the party line and saying the president was wrong to include entitlement changes in his budget proposal.

"I've made it clear that I disagree with what Chairman Walden said," Boehner said in his weekly press conference on Thursday, referring to the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
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Filed under: John Boehner • NRCC • TV-The Situation Room
April 5th, 2013
07:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Perry 'indeed' open to 2016 bid

(CNN) - A bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination could be in Rick Perry's future, the Texas governor told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Friday.

"Our legislature will be leaving in approximately 55 days," Perry said on "The Situation Room," adding that "at that particular point in time, I'll sit down with friends and family and make a decision about 2016."
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Filed under: Rick Perry • TV-The Situation Room
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