Rand Paul Calls for Repeal of Espionage Act After FBI Raid

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling for the repeal of the Espionage Act amid the Department of Justice’s probe of whether former President Donald Trump potentially violated it.

In a tweet Saturday, Paul trashed the act as one “abused from the beginning to jail dissenters of WWI.”

“It is long past time to repeal this egregious affront to the 1st Amendment,” he wrote.

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