Rand Paul is a Republican politician who serves as the junior US Senator from Kentucky and earns an annual salary of $174,000 ( INR 1.33 Cr). He is also a constitutional conservative and is a supporter of the Tea Party movement and other retrograde positions. He also ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, and after losing it, became a toady for his rival Donald Trump.
|Real Name||Randal Howard Paul|
|Birth Place||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Date of Birth||7th January 1963.|
|Source of Income||Professional physician and politician.|
|Age||60 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father Name||Ronald Ernest Paul.|
|Mother’s name||Carol Wells.|
|Siblings||The middle child of five, his siblings are Ronald “Ronnie” Paul Jr., Lori Paul Pyeatt, Robert Paul, and Joy Paul-LeBlanc.|
|Residence||Bowling Green, Kentucky.|
|School||Brazoswood High School.|
|Qualifications||He earned an M.D. degree in 1988.|
|Height||5 feet 8.11 inches / 173 Cm.|
|Listed weight||71 Kg / 156.52 Lbs.|
|Marital Status||Married ( on October 20th, 1990).|
|Children||The couple has three sons, William Duncan, and Robert.|
|Political party||The Republican Party.|
|Twitter / Paul|
|YouTube / Paul|
|Net Worth||$ 1.5 million (INR 11.54 Cr).|
|Last Updated||March 2022.|
Paul was born on 7th January 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to his parents Ron Paul, and Carol. He has four siblings named Ronald, Lori, Robert, and Joy. In 1968, his family moved to Lake Jackson, Texas, where Paul grew up. His father started a medical practice there and was elected to the United States House of Representatives. He studied at Brazoswood High School, where he competed on the swimming and football teams.
Later on, he studied at Baylor University & continued his swimming career, and became involved with the Young Conservatives of Texas. But he dropped out of Baylor after he was accepted to the Duke University School of Medicine, which didn’t require an undergraduate degree for admission at that time. He earned his M.D. in 1988.
Following a residency in ophthalmology, he relocated to Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1993. After this Paul worked at the private medical group Graves Gilbert Clinic for around ten years. After that, he established his own medical practice in a converted house. Between 1993 and 2010, Paul faced two malpractice lawsuits.
In August of 2009, Paul announced his campaign for the US Senate as a Republican. Next year in May, he won the Republican Senatorial primary by a 23% margin. He managed to defeat his rival Jack Conway with 56% of the vote. After being sworn in, he formed the Senate Tea Party Caucus and immediately started making other disastrous decisions.
His first legislative proposal was to slash $500 billion ( INR 3,84,85,00.00 Cr) from federal spending. After drastically cutting the Department of Energy and eliminating the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He blocked legislation to strengthen safety rules for oil and gas pipelines and blocked another bill that would provide $36 million ( INR 2,77.06 Cr) benefits to disabled and elderly refugees.
Paul drew more backlash in 2013, after this incident, it was discovered that he had systematically plagiarized from other authors in many of his prior speeches, articles, and books. Pushing to withdraw from the Paris Agreement; defending Donald Trump’s campaign finance violations; and advancing efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. After that, he has repeatedly made false claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
2016 Presidential Campaign
In 2016 he suspended his campaign after he finished in fifth place in the Iowa caucus. Although he initially opposed his rival, Donald Trump, he started siding with him after Trump won the nomination.
Paul supports the ultra-conservative Tea Party movement, and considers himself a “constitutional conservative.” Fiscally, he supports a balanced budget amendment and a flat tax rate of 14.5% for businesses and individuals. He opposes most sensible and progressive positions, including women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights, gun control, and universal healthcare.
In 1990, Paul married freelance writer Kelley. The couple together has three sons named William, Duncan, and Robert. The couple lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and are active members of the Presbyterian church.
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