Sen. Rand Paul, heir to his father Rep. Ron Paul’s political establishment and following, is thinking about running for president, declaring that only a “libertarian-Republican” can unite the GOP. Speaking on “The Andrea Tantaros Show with Jason Mattera,” which debuted this week, the Kentucky Republican said that while he hasn’t ruled a 2016 presidential run in or out, the GOP is going to have to turn to somebody like him to win enough voters to beat a Democrat.
“We are going to have to have somebody a little bit different than we’ve had in the past,” he told Tantaros. “Someone who can appeal to people in New England and on the West Coast. Someone who has a little more of a libertarian-Republican approach, I think, would have a better chance with independents and moderates." More here