100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
The Trump administration earlier this year advanced plans to expand access to association health plans, something Paul has been advocating for years. Paul, who has gone against the president and his party's leaders on some key issues, is also a crucial vote in Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. In late July, the Kentucky senator said he would support Kavanaugh. Paul, an ophthalmologist, has served in the Senate since 2011.