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Mystery of sporting gun rights Rand Paul and -- the GOP looks to 2016 Republican from Kentucky is fueling speculation that he'll toss his hat into the ring.
In an exclusive interview with FOX News Sunday Paul signaled his interest -- White House run.
-- being part of the debate I think the country is suffering right now twelve million people out of work -- I wanna be part of the answers to it.
-- not that actually is me specifically running for president I don't know that yet.
But I do know that I think the country suffering with significant unemployment stagnation.
There's still some question whether we're dipping into recession at this point so we do need something -- the party needs something new to grow and our be part of that.
Fox digital politics editor and host a power play Chris that -- is here all right unlike many potential 201212016.
He didn't slam the door shut.
-- -- -- -- -- -- I'd say the -- he -- at Kentucky but right in there.
First I wanna commend you you had your green for Saint Patrick's Day you've got purple on Palm Sunday and I can't wait to see what how you're gonna color -- Easter it's fair idea costing them and -- funny.
Now -- Rand Paul's running for president he may change his mind and not run for president later.
But he's running for president and what's going to be interest thing is basically there's three main factions inside the Republican Party.
They're sort of the chamber of commerce pro big business that's a more moderate wing of the party that's Mitt Romney.
Then there is the libertarian wing of the party that's -- Paul's dad Ron Paul.
And then there's a social conservative side the one who winds were the Republican nomination.
Gets two of those and then is able to carry on to get the nomination.
So it's up to Rand Paul now to CF and I bet we'll see when he goes to Iowa and mandate to speak at that states Lincoln day -- When he -- -- -- to see if he can convince its Christian conservative social conservatives that the bay and the libertarians can work together.
In both -- the government a lot.
And see if he can actually make a nomination anonymous that.
-- he's not about some of the key issues he would certainly have to talk about as presidential contender.
A with Chris this morning he talked about the one that always comes up when you talk about libertarians legalizing drugs and he's at his staying is he getting any they should be using on the marijuana leads you to be he said lazy and not look for -- -- your life together but his his point was that he said he doesn't want people ending up for years in the engineers behind bars for nonviolent crimes.
Do you think you'll be able to sell a position to a broader audience.
The thing that's -- thing about Rand Paul is he's a church going god fearing bad husband and he'd like his father.
Lives a life and has -- set of beliefs that is a bit conservative Christians set of beliefs.
His argument which in the past didn't work as well with his dad that the argument is basically we cannot trust the government to be the protector of morality.
Decency family church and -- It's a bit of a tough push pins in some ways but at the same time if you ever go to one of their campaign events.
They're opening with prayer the soundtrack there's some Christian contemporary in the soundtrack.
There -- some common ground there that if he can convince people that the government is not a good custodian of morality and is in fact.
Harming national character and moral fitness by being involved maybe he can pull it.
Are having been to many of his rallies both of us -- do you think you would have the same success that his father did we saw and the 2012 front with -- so many young people because you go to those rallies.
And by far the oldest candidate in the primaries have the youngest audience that would show up to these rallies.
He will do even better with young people than his dad did look the way that the bright now we have -- two Man -- it's I know it's three years away I never right now we have a two man race it's Marco Rubio.
Which is a little bit more establishment -- even though he was born out of the Tea Party movement in his victory over Charlie Crist but he's.
Hedging towards the establishment especially on foreign policy national defense -- kind of stuff.
And then Rand Paul is out there right now it's already shaping up as an interest rates and what's -- thing about this cycle is.
For anybody who wants to get in.
We say it's so early now but if Rand Paul starts putting together the building blocks of that coalition between libertarians and Christian conservatives that we describe.
He couldn't remember people counted out Rick Santorum.
Just with one leg of that stool he was able to start the process and Iowa and surprise a lot of people so it doesn't -- it doesn't hurt the starter.
Yeah and you mentioned that Iowa GOP Lincoln day dinner not a bad place to start out of every -- Think you very much we'll teach -- 30 AM you know eastern time on the interwebs you know mister power -- it.
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