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Rand Paul to John Kerry: "Do You Agree With Candidate Barack Obama or President Barack Obama?"

Radley2 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:36 PM
Kerry obviously mis-spoke when he said Obama had not time to ask Congress before supporting operations in Libya... what he meant to say was that Obama had no DESIRE to ask congress.

At yesterday's Senate hearing for John Kerry's nomination for Secretary of state, Sen. Rand Paul had tough questions for his colleague - particularly in contrasting Barack Obama's flip-flop positions on executive authority and making the issue of executive authority personal to Sen. Kerry when referring to the bombing of Cambodia.

"I agree with candidate Barack Obama, who said in 2007 that the President doesn't have the power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack," Sen. Paul said. "I want to know if you agree with candidate Barack Obama or President...