‘Your right to privacy is under assault’

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Rand Paul gets standing ovation at Berkeley

Alex Pappas
The Daily Caller

Delivering a rare speech for a Republican at this bastion of liberalism, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday was given multiple standing ovations by the left-wing audience after railing against government surveillance and warning the students: “Your right to privacy is under assault.”

“I am here to tell you that if you own a cell phone, you’re under surveillance,” he told the crowd.

Paul’s address at the Berkeley Forum on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley focused on the National Security Agency’s collection of telephone metadata and the debate over privacy….

…That Paul decided to take his libertarian-leaning message to one of the most liberal campuses in the country is no mistake. He is actively making an effort to appear before crowds that have not been supportive of Republicans to demonstrate his ability to appeal to a broader electorate…



The complete article is at The Daily Caller.



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Update: Sen. Ted Cruz is publicly pushing back on the narrative that he is somehow feuding with Sen. Rand Paul



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