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September 9th, 2013
10:20 PM ET

Rand Paul: The president has lost face

Sen. Robert Menendez, Sen. Rand Paul and Stephanie Cutter talk about the creditability of the president and the U.S.


Filed under: Debates • Rand Paul • Robert Menendez • Stephanie Cutter • Syria
September 9th, 2013
09:21 PM ET

Paul and Menendez on Syrian intervention

In the Crossfire, Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) debate whether to intervene in Syria.


Filed under: Debates • Newt Gingrich • Rand Paul • Robert Menendez • Stephanie Cutter
September 9th, 2013
07:26 PM ET

Paul: We can't be allies with al Qaeda

(CNN) – The United States should not take action in Syria, because it would appear to be siding with an opposition force that has extremist elements, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday in the debut of CNN's new "Crossfire."

"We've seen priests beheaded by the Islamic rebels...We've also seen an Islamic rebel eating the heart of a soldier. So it's not like there's no atrocity on the other side, and al Qaeda is on the other side," he said. "I can't conceive of how we would go in and be allies with al Qaeda."

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