2. He is working to rein in an out-of-control federal government.
There seems to have never been a period in recent history where government has not been constantly growing and taking away more of our freedoms. With dozens of executive agencies and daily intrusions into our Americans’ lives, Paul envisions a simplified federal government which would leave most responsibilities to the states and preserve checks and balances. This includes lessening the EPA’s regulatory jurisdiction, eliminating the Departments of Commerce and Education and abolishing the IRS. He has also introduced the REINS Act, which would give Congress the final say over any major rule with an annual economic impact of $100 million or more.