posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 01:21 AM
Ron Paul said Monday that President Barack Obama’s targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlaki might be an impeachable offense.
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“I put responsibility on the president because this is obviously a step in the wrong direction,” Paul said. “We have just totally disrespected
The comments once again put Paul at odds with his Republican rivals over foreign policy and the war on terror in the latest indication of how his
foreign policy views stray far from Republican orthodoxy even in a GOP that’s taken on an increasingly isolationist bent. Candidates like Michele
Bachmann and Mitt Romney — who included the president in a list of people he commended in a statement released Friday — have generally been
supportive of the killing. No one else in the field has spoken out against it.
But Paul’s stuck with the civil libertarians who’ve criticized the targeted killing of an American citizen without public due process.
Paul, speaking at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus as part of a brief swing through the state, also made another pitch for
eliminating the federal income tax.