Senator Rand Paul took to the chamber’s floor Wednesday to protest against legislation to extend much of the National Security Agency’s spying program that leaders are aiming toward a vote this week.
Paul of Kentucky, who is seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, has said he’ll attempt to delay consideration of the bill with an extended floor debate.
“There needs to be a thorough and complete debate about whether or not we should allow our government to collect all of our phone records all of the time,” Paul said.
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Other senators are standing up to assist Senator Paul. As of the time of this posting, he still has control of the Senate floor. You can watch here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?326084-1/senator-rand-paul-rky-nsa-surveillance&live