Ted Cruz Reads Tweets in Support of Rand Paul’s Historic Filibuster

Ted Cruz

Because Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) had been speaking on the floor since late this morning filibustering the nomination of John Brennan, President Obama’s pick to lead the CIA, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) came to the floor to read tweets of support from #StandWithRand on Twitter, which is currentluy trending nationally.

Sen. Cruz joined several members of the chamber, including Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), in highlighting the lack of transparency of the Obama Administration’s drones program.

This happened in the eighth hour of Sen. Paul’s filibuster, which is now into its 10 hour — 10 hours, folks, without a real break:

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