Kentucky Senator Rand Paul voted against the budget and Senator Mitch McConnell voted for it.
Rand Paul said in a statement after the vote that while he supports nixing ObamaCare “putting nearly $10 trillion more in debt on the American people’s backs through a budget that never balances is not the way to get there.” Read more.
Senate Budget Roll Call
Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) amendment allowing folks to purchase prescription drugs from Canada failed 46-52. 12 Republican Senators including Kentucky Senator Rand Paul voted for it and 13 Democratic Senators voted against it.
Opinion: It looks like the U.S. Senate doesn’t really want a free market when it comes to prescription drugs.
Roll call vote on the Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) amendment. To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to lower prescription drug prices for Americans by importing drugs from Canada.”