holder respondsIn the wake of yesterday’s historic 13 hour filibuster by Rand Paul in protest of the Obama administration’s refusal to answer the simple question as to whether it believed it has the authority to make a targeted lethal drone strike against a US citizen within the US that is not an imminent threat, AG Eric Holder has finally submitted an official response from the Obama Administration.

Holder’s official response on the Obama’s Administration view on drone murder of US Citizens is below:

rand paulThe 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.
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Is this the turning point for America?

 

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