Skip to comments.RAND PAUL ON TED CRUZ: "I'M NOT REAL EXCITED ABOUT HIM MISCHARACTERIZING MY VIEWS"
Posted on 03/11/2014 8:02:04 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Sen. Rand Paul continued his aggressive brush back of comments from his usual ally Sen. Ted Cruz suggesting that Paul is positioned at the left, dovish flank of the GOP on foreign policy, telling Fox News host Sean Hannity Cruz was mischaracterizing his views.
We always have been good friends. I'm not real excited about him mischaracterizing my views. I won't let that pass. I think that sometimes want to stand up and say hey, look at me, I'm the next Ronald Reagan. Well, almost all of us in the party are big fans of Ronald Reagan, Paul said.
I've always been a big fan of peace through strength. I think America should and has a responsibility around the world and really, virtually all of the opinions that have been coming from Republicans are somewhat the same on this that Putin should be condemned, he should be isolated. I favor sanctions on Putin. So, for people to characterize that as somehow not being the Reagan position, I think they need to have a re-reading of Reagan, frankly, Paul added.
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There must be some way to install a mirror on the way into the Senate chambers.
Paul walks a tight line on this issue. I agree with much of what he says in broad terms, but he edges into Ron Paul territory from time to time. The Reagan model works best, which has been our policy though much of our history...have the unquestionably biggest, most advanced presence and use it to force other’s hands. Restraint....Peace through strength.
If Rand runs,I might pay attention to the next election....otherwise, fogetaboutit.
THANKS FOR POSTING THIS.
Its the Constitution, stupid.
Rand and Cruz are busy trying to distinguish themselves from one another, and thats fine.
I hope they don’t get too bitter, though, because at the end of it they may be running mates. The only question between now and then is, who leads the ticket. Cruz/Paul. Cruz/Palin?
Cruz/Anyone would suit me.
Breaking news? Seriously?
(Must be a slow news day)
Ever notice how Democrats, no matter what, stick by each other?
Here we go again, two solid conservative nipping at each other when they SHOULD be presenting a united front.
What are we going to see in 2016, Republican’s running for president ripping into each other to the point they render each other unelectable???
Cruz needs to think more before he opens his mouth. Back in the Reagan years his beloved Nelson Mandela was in the state department’s terrorist watch list.
The problem with the Republican Party is that Paul feels he needs to use "almost" as a qualifier in the above sentence.
Yeah... its because conservatives so much stand on principles. To a fault sometimes. Democrats have no principles.
The Republican party sure is a mess.
Those two had better stop the pissing match. There will be time after this coming election to air this all out.
They all agree with Reagan, except, the 11th commandment.
The bigger is that Reagan was last elected 30 years ago and he’s still the standard we have to compare everything too.
RE: Breaking news? Seriously?
I can assure you, I did not put it there ( or if I did, I must have clicked on the wrong box ).
Randy Paul supports amnesty for illegal aliens that would turn America into a one party Democrat Socialist state.
Ted Cruz opposes amnesty.
I think our comments are definitely related. If we had more Reagan fans in the Republican Party, we wouldn’t have to wait thirty years to nominate his ideological successor.
while that is true, Reps should have better sense than shoot themselves in the foot. Disagree respectfully without a pissing match.