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Thank you -- A final vote on the president's pick to run the CIA was held this afternoon following that thirteen hour blocking tactic.
So did -- Rand Paul accomplish anything during his filibuster.
Here's chief congressional correspondent -- The eyes are 63.
The names are 34.
A confirmation vote on John Brennan to be CIA director with thirteen Republicans voting yes.
And Democrats pat Leahy and Jeff Berkeley.
In independent Bernie Sanders voting no.
The vote was held -- -- -- Kentucky senator Rand -- art and controlling the senate floor for almost thirteen hours when I was a test of endurance for hall yesterday as fatigue.
And thirst affected him.
In the final hours leading senate Republicans including Marco Rubio John -- and Mitch McConnell came to his -- I think you very much further -- forbearance and I yield the floor.
This president senator from Illinois.
Paul one of the administration to say explicitly that it would not kill an American citizen on US soil without due process today the senator reiterated his.
Point and that cousin someone is determined might be a terrorist now he is associated with terrorism.
Does that country or the president gives -- side -- he's an enemy combatant and he gets no lawyer when he gets no trial the Senate's leaders praised his effort.
The question -- -- was entirely appropriate and should have already been entered.
By the Obama administration.
What I've learned from my experiences.
I was talking filibusters is this.
You need strong convictions.
But also a strong -- It's obvious.
-- -- has felt.
At the White House spokesman Jay Carney said the drone debate has nothing to do with John -- his qualifications to lead the CIA and Carney said attorney general Eric Holder sent the senator this letter today.
To address his concerns which -- -- allowed.
Does the president have the authority to use a weaponized -- to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil.
The answer is now.
Paul offered his instant reaction live on fox.
Hooray for thirteen hours yesterday we asked them that question and so there is a result in a victory.
Under duress and under public humiliation.
The White House will respond and do the right thing.
Social media exploded last night on Twitter energized by senator Paul's efforts and if he pursues a presidential run in 46 team.
Clearly the filibuster helped his name might be Brett.
I had a lot on the hill Mike thank you.
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