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 PaulHouse bill set to reignite debate on warrantless surveillance Authorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient GOP feuds with outside group over analysis of tax framework 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.”