Fetterman calls Rand Paul a “pervert” on Friday night, during Super Bowl voting
Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) called on Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) “Putty” for forcing colleagues to take procedural votes on Friday night and Super Bowl Sunday in order to pass a funding package for Ukraine and Israel.
Fetterman, who often wears a Pittsburgh Steelers beanie around the Senate, didn’t seem at all happy about Paul threatening to kill him. Keep senators flipping through votes During the Super Bowl for surgery transient Additional emergency defense spending is as daunting as can be.
“Actually, the bigger story is that we’re all here tonight at 8 o’clock on Friday night because of just one person,” an exasperated Fetterman told reporters outside the Senate chamber.
The Pennsylvania senator joked that he should wear a T-shirt that only says: “It’s because of Republicans.”
“That’s the answer. It has no limits? Well, because of Republicans,” he said, referring to most members of the Senate Republican Conference Vote this week to ban A bipartisan border security agreement negotiated by Senator James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) with the White House and Senate Democrats over a period of four months.
Fetterman expressed frustration with Paul’s tactics after the Kentucky senator repeated his threat not to let his Senate colleagues speed up the timeline for passing the aid package.
“I’m doing everything I can to slow down and stop this terrible law,” Paul said Written on Xthe platform formerly known as Twitter.
He said 32 Republican senators “want to keep fighting” to add tough border security reforms to the funding package for Ukraine and Israel.
“The Senate leadership under (Senate Republican Leader) Mitch McConnell (Ky.) is more interested in sending your money to Ukraine than they are in invading the southern border, and I’m fed up,” Paul told Fox Business.
“I told them they can vote when hell freezes over,” he declared.
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