LOUISVILLE, Ky. â€” Florida Sen. Marco Rubio swung by Rand Paulâ€™s home state here on Monday where he effectively made one thing clear: Heâ€™s no Rand Paul â€” particularly on foreign policy.
In a soaring speech on the University of Louisville campus, Rubio made the case for American military might around the world, vowing that the U.S cannot â€œretreatâ€ from international conflicts, must encourage democracy and continue spending money overseas aimed at bolstering the countryâ€™s image. He didnâ€™t mention Paul by name, other than when he corrected a questioner who thought a speech he delivered recently called for the elimination of the Department of Education.
â€œI actually think that was your other senatorâ€™s speech,â€ Rubio said as he flashed a grin, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sitting stoically behind him.
But Rubioâ€™s remarks come just as Paul has been trying to clamp down on federal dollars spent on foreign aid and as the Kentucky freshman has been pushing for a â€œless aggressiveâ€ American role in the world â€” as the two prospective 2016 rivals continue to lay out competing visions of the GOPâ€™s future.
Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!
We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.