Protesters have also blocked several U.S.-Canada border crossings, affecting industries on both sides of the border.
“I’m all for it,” Paul, a longtime opponent to masking and vaccine mandates, told the Daily Signal, a conservative outlet, on Thursday.
“Civil disobedience is a time-honored tradition in our country, from slavery to civil rights to you name it.
Peaceful protest, clog things up, make people think about the mandates.”.
He added, “I hope the truckers do come to America, and I hope they clog up cities.”.
A spokesman with the senator’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment early Saturday.
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