Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has become more openly critical of business magnate Donald Trump, starting with his criticism of Trump at the beginning of the August 6 Fox News Republican candidates’ debate, when he critcized Trump's refusal to pledge to suport the eventual GOP nominee, and continuing three days later, on Fox News Sunday, when he said: "I don't think we should reward vulgarity."
A college professor thought she could gain leverage over the police and advance her racial agenda with a false racial profiling charge. It didn't quite work out that way.
Though Republicans in the Senate failed to defund Planned Parenthood through legislation, the GOP is not without options. Some lawmakers are looking to the budget as a means by which to defund the organization by adding a defunding provision to the latest Continuing Resolution, which is to be debated in September.
The first of 12 planned 2016 Republican presidential candidates debates — hosted by Fox News, Facebook, and the Ohio Republican Party — was held in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 6, providing the top-polling candidates with an opportunity to square off and make themselves and their positions known.