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Peter King on running for president in 2016: 'I don't want Rand Paul to be the face of the Republican Party'

"We'll see where it goes. I'm not ruling anything out. What I'm going to try to do is certainly use this as opportunity to get my views out on national defense and foreign policy," he said in a phone conversation. "I'm not saying no."

King said he doesn't want the views espoused by some of his Republican colleagues on national defense — particularly those of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who has said he is considering a presidential run — to characterize the GOP.

"When I see people like Rand Paul talking about drones killing people out to get a cup of coffee, I don't want that to be the face of the national Republican Party," he said.

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/31205...

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Same Here

Same here, Jaseed.

Edgar Morgan

Ditto

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after 24 years...

this is the neocon death rattle.
Go for it.

why does everyone want to be the face?

I think Peter King would be great as the ass of the Republican Party.

“Although it was the middle of winter, I finally realized that, within me, summer was inextinguishable.” — Albert Camus

LOL

You had me in stitches.

My personal 2016 slogan...

Death to the hawks.

Who cares what that Zionist wants

Its up to the voting people

Oh, run with it, Peter

Have Rand as the face, then still do what Republicans always do, conjure up some fear that'll get Americans to tolerate more war. You'll still retire just as rich.

Defend Liberty!

Run, Peter, run! I'd love to

Run, Peter, run! I'd love to see your campaign burn money and face massive debt while remaining a loser.

Could you ask for a better endorsement lol!

Wow.

Check out http://iroots.org/
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Good grief...Surely this man

Good grief...Surely this man jests. He is part of the problem that has created the severely damaged image of the GOP. Does he really think he should step up to the public trough at all?

Might as well role out Chris

Might as well role out Chris Christie, right King?

Southern Agrarian

You can be ol' Pete is rifling through all of

Rand's notes and calls to try to find something to stop him.

So we need an SS mass-murderer to be the face of the GOP?

So we need an SS mass-murderer to be the face of the GOP?

Peter "Kaltenbrunner" King for President! Yaaaay! What's the King's platform? "A Drone over every school, a wire tap on every phone, a SWAT invasion for every home, war in every land, a coffin for every boy and girl over 17, piles of gold and jewels for the King and his henchmen..."

No wait, that's the program, not the official platform. My bad.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

Didnt realise King was a

Didnt realise King was a funny guy! Presedential campaign.....HI-LA-RIOUS

Gonna use some of that NSA prism "magic", .....MAR-VE-LOUS

Peter King is a rat-bastard liberty-hater of the highest order.

HE should be tried for treason - Not Snowden who King wants to track down and charge with treason.

It is exactly rats like him who have ruined this country - and made the GOP into the joke it is today.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul