Alec Baldwin defends Rand Paul

Alec Baldwin, a longtime supporter of Democrats, is bashing a newspaper for reporting that Republican Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulCongress must end American support for Saudi war in Yemen Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for same crimes: study Sarah Palin on sexual harassment: 'People know I'm probably packing' so they 'don't mess with me' MORE (Ky.) was “partying” with him.

On Wednesday, the 56-year-old “30 Rock” actor tweeted to his more than 1 million followers:



In a Wednesday article with the headline, “Rand Paul ducks Christian summit, parties with Alec Baldwin,” The Washington Times, reported that Paul was seen “at a fundraiser Saturday with actor Alec Baldwin, after the 2016 GOP presidential hopeful bowed out of an Iowa event for religious conservatives, citing a family commitment.”

The Times story, which cited photos in the New York Post, does mention that Paul was at a “library fundraiser” hosted by Baldwin. The paper writes that, according to the Post, Paul was eyed “schmoozing for free and getting tips on where to go in Montauk for a lobster roll.”