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Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul touch on impeachment issue in speeches to Federalist Society in Frankfort

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Both of Kentucky’s U.S. Senators weighed in on the impeachment inquiry involving President Donald Trump while in Frankfort Monday to speak to the Federalist Society. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Louisville, wouldn’t talk to reporters after his speech but did make a brief comment on impeachment during his remarks to the group. “People think of it as a judicial-type proceeding,...

Senator Rand Paul reintroduces legislation that would ‘fix’ future government shutdowns

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Wednesday marked Day 26 of the partial government shutdown and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., wants to keep it from happening again. Paul reintroduced the Government Shutdown Prevention Act to incentivize Congress to properly consider and debate spending legislation. He was joined by other Republican senators, Mike Lee of Utah and Joni Ernst of Iowa, in co-sponsoring the bill. Sen....