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  • Rep. Peter King Would Run in 2016 Just to Prevent President Ted Cruz or Rand Paul

    05/17/2014 6:45:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 05/17/2014 | Matt Willstein
    Republican Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio get thrown around a lot as possible GOP presidential candidates for 2016. One prominent Republican who does not get mentioned much in that context is Rep. Peter King (R-NY). But during one of his frequent interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Friday, King said he is seriously considering making a run at the nomination, if only to prevent those younger, more right-wing candidates from becoming president. Asked by Blitzer about his 2016 plans, King said he’s “certainly looking at” the possibility, which will include a trip to New Hampshire next month. He...
  • Rep. Peter King plans presidential trips to Iowa, South Carolina (Attacks Cruz and Paul)

    05/11/2014 2:23:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)New York Rep. Peter King is stepping up his attacks on 2016 GOP hopefuls Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul as he builds on his burgeoning presidential campaign with planned trips to Iowa and South Carolina. “I don’t want the Republican Party taken over isolationists such as Rand Paul, or people like Ted Cruz who want to shut the government down,” he said while visiting Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. “I want there to be an alternative voice which I feel is in the tradition of Eisenhower, of Reagan, and you know, traditional Republicans who believe in strong national defense...
  • Rep. Peter King Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid

    07/17/2013 7:40:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 09:49 PM | John Gizzi
    In a recent political development that could only be called unexpected, Newsmax has learned that Rep. Peter King (R-NY), past chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is being encouraged by friends in and outside the Empire State to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Several of those friends told us that the popular Republican—who turned 69 in April and is now in his 11th term as congressman from New York’s Third District—has returned the show of support in a presidential bid with a strong maybe. King, one of the House’s most vocal national security advocates, is said...