Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) spoke on the Senate floor Thursday, urging a virtually empty chamber not to arm and train the Syrian rebels for a variety of reasons.

Paul wasn’t convinced, first of all, that the Free Syrian Army needs any additional arms.

“We gave 600 tons of weapons to the Syrian rebels in 2013 alone,” Paul said, wondering why they need more weapons and why “ISIS grew stronger during the time we gave more weapons.”

Written by Matt Naham
Read more at Rare

Leave a Reply