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My Conversation With Sen. Rand Paul Following Today's Filibuster Over U.S. Drone Strikes

05/21/2014 06:57 pm ET | Updated Jul 21, 2014

I'm joined tonight on PBS by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Paul discusses his filibuster earlier today on the Senate floor outlining his opposition to the president's nomination of David Barron to the First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

In the following clip, he explains why he believes American jurisprudence dictates that the U.S. citizens deemed traitors and killed overseas by drone strikes should have been afforded a trial.

For more of our conversation, be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley tonight on PBS. Check out our website for your local TV listings: http://www.pbs.org/tavis.