AZBD Note: Rand needs to stop playing the word games with immigration. He’s voted against amnesty and does not support it. But he likes to use the term “comprehensive immigration reform” to talk about securing the border, and the term already has a meaning, he can’t change it.
When Paul heard about her non-answer—she wouldn’t commit that the federal government does not have such authority—he was incredulous. Furthermore, Paul was appalled that Lynch came out in favor of President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty and the use of asset forfeiture—where the federal government seizes people’s property sometimes with flimsy reasoning, something even the Obama administration has offered slight opposition to—and then told his office staff he’s going to oppose her and aim to derail her nomination chances. “Oh, she’s going down,” Paul said to the room.