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Since President Obama took office the US has given six point four billion dollars in aid to Egypt.
One point six billion -- -- mostly to Egypt's military.
Follow less has gone to Libya 200 million dollars though but senator random poll wants to caught it all all when he joins us now from Washington.
That's such a welcome to the program.
Would you just caught it -- -- that's -- we've had enough no -- all would you vote conditions on it no more unless you do this.
Basically I'm filibustering.
Everything in Washington right now in order to say that foreign aid should it be.
Contingent upon certain restrictions for example in Libya I think they need to turn over the assassins.
I think they need to say that they can.
And will guard our embassy and protect our embassy from rioters.
I think the same in Egypt so we place restrictions on the aides say.
You can get your -- back in ninety days if the administration submits a report that says yes you're cooperating in.
Turning over the assassins to us and Libya and securing and protecting those embassies.
With regard to Pakistan we say you must do those things -- you also must release doctor she -- afridi.
Doctor Who helped us get information that helped to us to get bin Laden.
So while we think Pakistan and all of these different countries that receive our aid.
If they -- -- be our allies need to act like our allies now the administration doesn't want this administration opposes the position that you've taken in the senate on the filibuster the -- running.
What's their argument.
Their argument is is that we give more money so we say -- Pakistan is disrespecting America.
We give them more and say please don't disrespect us.
But they have not raised one finger to try to free doctor afridi.
And here's a couple of questions how -- doctor -- name become known who leaked his name and is that a crime I think that is a crime it's put him in danger.
But it's also endangered our intelligence around the world because.
Who wants to help America on who wants to secretly help America with information if we know you're gonna be left out to drive.
And let -- you know he's been tortured for a year now -- prism for the rest of his life.
This isn't right and we should be taking a stand get him released we should be telling Pakistan no more money.
And when she released doctor -- and senator I believe that you -- holding up legislation.
Of all kinds -- holding up ambassadorial nominations in not letting anything get done until.
-- there's a ruling on what you've got the site.
We have a real chance though I think there's it is a significant chance that we'll get a vote today in fact.
Yesterday I spoke with the Democrat leadership and they said -- they're going to let me have a vote.
Right now it's my own party preventing me from having a vote so like convince my own party let me have a vote -- a vote later today.
And then business will continue to proceed.
-- -- that -- I'm still fighting this battle because.
When you talk to Americans.
They are just furious that we are sending money to countries that don't respect us as they out one last -- -- by myself.
I asked the same question to ambassador Bolton.
Is it -- to get involved at this kind of level.
In foreign policy in the middle of a crisis in the middle of a presidential election and is -- -- for you guys to do that.
It's absolutely our responsibility the founding fathers divided foreign policy they didn't give it all the president in the last century.
We've -- the president decides all of this and whether you're a candidate you can't say they know whether -- a senator you can't say anything.
Our founding fathers said declaration of war was supposed to be absolutely the sole prerogative of the legislature the commander chief was to exit Q war.
The funding for an -- all of these things are ours but we've abdicated this and -- let the president do -- everyone's but the president doesn't really seem to have.
I think the will to lead on these issues and so I think we need to let -- know.
What the American people think about them all right senator Rand Paul pleasure to have you with -- on the program tonight thank you so.
Give it I think what he said the American people are really getting upset about sending more money over that I think that rings true -- -- On the idea that the more belligerent these countries become the more we send I mean you know it's it's it's it's it's an amazing odd relationship we have whether it's Pakistan he -- -- -- on -- the Muslim -- clerics and Egypt.
Or whoever is in control of Libya.
You and I think that because everything is in such disarray at home that's what I'm hearing over and over again from the American public is that why are we not focused on what's going on here the best thing that we can do -- for peace overseas is to get our house in order here and show strength here.
And then we can going to address -- probably be different if we had a strong economy -- visual.
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