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 McCaskillDem senator: Veterans exposed to mustard gas denied benefits Dems to Clinton: Ignore Trump on past scandals Party chairs see reversal of fortune MORE (D-Mo.) and Bill NelsonBill NelsonTen senators ask FCC to delay box plan Senators to House: FAA reauthorization would enhance airport security Dems discuss dropping Wasserman Schultz 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 McCainGOP senators split over Cruz's aid on campaign trail Why a power grid attack is a nightmare scenario Senate fight brews over Afghan visas 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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