Sen. Paul's PAC airs ads attacking vulnerable Dems on vote not to end foreign aid

Before the Senate adjourned for the November elections, Paul got a vote on his bill to cut off U.S. foreign aid to Egypt, Libya and Pakistan, but the measure failed on an 81-10 vote.

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Paul’s PAC is running similar ads this week in Missouri and Florida, where Sens. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillMcCaskill: I wonder if people voting for Trump are embarrassed VA opposes bill aimed at helping vets in mustard gas experiments Blame game begins on Zika funding MORE (D-Mo.) and Bill NelsonBill NelsonTop Dem welcomes industry TV box plan Congress must resolve net neutrality once and for all Senators seek state revenue sharing for offshore drilling MORE (D-Fla.) are trying to keep their seats.

When Paul’s bill was being debated on the Senate floor, he repeatedly said the American people agreed with him that foreign aid shouldn’t be sent to countries that “don’t act like our friends” — a reason why his colleagues didn’t want to be on the record voting against his bill.

But 30 Republican senators voted with Democrats against Paul’s bill, some saying it would hurt relations with Israel and possibly jeopardize peace in the Middle East.

The Telegraph Forum said Justin Barasky, a spokesman for Brown's campaign, blasted the RANDPAC ads.

"This latest attack by one of the most extreme right-wing politicians in the country advocates a position that both John McCainJohn McCainWoman pushes Trump to ban Muslims from TSA McCain wants hearings on lifting of military's transgender ban Needed: a presidential candidate that can pass the ‘burning house test' MORE and AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee) disagree with in part because (it) jeopardizes aid to Israel," Barasky told the local paper.

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