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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

Trump is locked in a dangerous stand-off with Iran, and reportedly turned to an anti-war Republican senator to break the deadlock

President Trump has reportedly agreed to allow GOP Sen. Rand Paul to speak to Iran's top diplomat on his behalf, worrying administration officials.

‘They lack humanity’: Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

"It is absolutely outrageous, and you'll pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling," Stewart said.

Sen. Rand Paul cited the national debt in blocking expedited passage of a bill to renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

"Any new spending that we are approaching that has the longevity of 70, 80 years should be offset by cutting spending that's less valuable," Paul said.
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Trump meets with Brazilian President Bolsonaro at the White House in Washington

Trump’s record of falsehoods may undermine the US’s case against Iran as the crisis escalates

As the crisis with Iran escalates and the US seeks to garner support against Tehran, President Trump's credibility could make this process fraught.
President Trump meeting with Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2019.

Trump said Americans will ‘soon find out’ if he’ll launch a military strike against Iran after it shot down a US drone

When asked if he's willing to go to war over Iran's downing of a US drone, President Donald Trump said, "You'll find out."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rand Paul, Ilhan Omar, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to Trump urging the president to remove US troops f...

The letter from the bipartisan lawmakers urged Trump to continue with the troop withdrawal and go forward with a similar move in Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019. - Trump unveiled a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

Here are some of the Republican senators' respective statements on why they went against Trump.
President Donald Trump.

The Senate is poised to reject Trump’s national emergency declaration, but the White House has promised to veto

Even with a Trump veto, a GOP-led Senate resolution would deal a huge blow to the president on one of his most controversial decisions.

Rand Paul said he would vote to block Trump’s national emergency, making passage of the bill likely

Paul joins three other Republican senators who announced they support blocking the emergency, creating a majority in the Senate.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."