Roll call vote:
Amendment needed 60 votes. McConnell had to switch his vote to Nay in order to bring the amendment up again in the future (likely later today).
The amendment will allow the FBI to obtain the following records without a warrant:
Ron Paul will speak at the Ron Paul Institute's Peace and Prosperity 2016 Conference in Dulles, VA on September 10.
I pointed it out as an abundance of caution that liberty candidates need more support. A narrow win only encourages future candidates to run against Sanford just like when our candidates lose by a narrow margin, we hope that the results encourage them to run again.
Thomas Massie and Walter Jones discuss the Rules Committee preventing their amendment to defund the perks for ex-Speakers from getting a floor vote:
They appear again (after Rep. Castro) by answering questions at 2:27:55.
The amendment was not made in order (meaning it won't go to the floor for a vote).
Rand has already introduced an amendment to the FY 17 NDAA, which is being debated this week, that would end Selective Service.
The House bill to end Selective Service, H.R. 4523, has the following cosponsors: