The US Senate is currently in session to vote on the nomination of John Brennan for CIA Director.
As promised, Rand Paul is currently filibustering the nomination over the Obama Administration proceeding to authorize the use of aerial drones to murder uncharged US citizens on US soil. Paul began his filibuster at 11:47am.
Paul: We’re engaged in an epic struggle with the President against the Constitution!
*Update 5: After nearly 13 hours of filibuster, Paul yields the floor at 12:39am EST.
Rand Paul trending #1 on Twitter
Is this the turning point for America?
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HR: We are done for the night? We should come back tomorrow?
RP: If the President or the Attorney General say citizens won’t be killed by drones on American soil, I will be done talking…
For those who missed it, Senator Cruz reading America’s #StandWithRand tweets:
Watch LIVE at CSPAN after the jump: