Login

Rand Paul was a Trump critic. Now, he is echoing Trump.

Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Paul previously called Trump a "delusional narcissist" and an "orange-faced windbag" during the Republican primaries.

In light of the harsh criticism he threw at Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential primaries, Senator Rand Paul's (R-KY) sudden jump to echoing the president is interesting.

During election season, Paul had no kind words for then-candidate Trump:

“Donald Trump is a delusional narcissist and an orange-faced windbag,” he said on Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show.”

“Have you ever had a speck of dirt fly into your eye?” he continued, mocking Trump."[It is] annoying, irritating and might even make you cry.“If the dirt doesn’t go away, it will keep scratching your cornea until eventually it blinds you with all its filth. A speck of dirt is way more qualified to be president.”

But Thursday found the senator tweeting Trump-like sentiments regarding the Obama administration and a potential conspiracy to keep Trump from winning the election:

Stories