By Jeremy Herb - 07/16/13 05:08 PM EDT
Two Republicans, Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and David Vitter (La.), voted for her proposal in committee but are not on the stand-alone bill. Paul and Cruz said at a press conference Tuesday that Gillibrand had won over their support.
“I see no reason why conservatives shouldn’t support this,” Paul said. “The only thing I think standing in the way is just sort of the status quo.”