Sen. Rand Paul's 13-Hour Filibuster in 3 Minutes

Kentucky senator cites late-Senator Strom Thurmond when learning that filibustering isn't as easy as it looks.
3:00 | 03/07/13

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Transcript for Sen. Rand Paul's 13-Hour Filibuster in 3 Minutes
-- senator from Kentucky. I rise today to begin to filibuster John -- nomination for the CIA and without demanding more answers and the president. The problem is is were never getting any more answers. Additional rights. Which it previously brought a challenge in federal court. To legality of the authorization to target -- walk in Yemen. -- -- -- -- -- I'd -- to thank the senator from you to offer his expert constitutional analysis and I'm. Rely on his advice and analysis of legislation and want to thank you very much for being part of this debate. Want to thank the minority leader for his remarks and for his insightful questions. The question about whether or not the president has actually gotten involved with what was the rules -- is actually been somewhat -- he was asked -- Google. About whether this -- -- Kerney said. Well the rules would have to be different outside -- inside. I just hope that this won't be slot swept under the rug and that this isn't the end of this but that this is the beginning of this. And I would go for another twelve hours. To try to breaks from veterans record but I've discovered that there are some limits to filibustering and I'm gonna have to take care of one and -- and few minutes here. But I do appreciate the -- forbearance in this. And I I hope that if there are some on the us out of the doll who have been listening. And feel that they may agree on some of these issues that -- they were all use their ability to impact the president's decision. And one will say that the senate. Should be trying to restrain the executive branch Republican or Democrat. And two will use your influence to try to tell the president to do it I think really is in his heart and that is to say. Absolutely we're not going to be killing Americans not in a combat situation that we will -- the constitution of the Fifth Amendment does apply to all Americans. And there aren't exceptions. But I think you very much for they have forbearance and I yield the floor. This -- senator from Illinois. There will be order and expressing. There -- be order expressions of approval or disapproval are not permitted in the senate. I thank him for his. Spirited defense of his position today and twelve hours -- night. One of excusing from the floor when everywhere issues.

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