Rep. Ron Paul evaluated himself on Sunday as “pretty well-equipped” to be president.
“I would say nobody is perfect,” the Texas Republican said on “Fox News Sunday.” “I don’t know all the answers. I don’t want to run people’s lives and run the world and run the economy. So, my qualifications are a little bit different. But compared to others, I would say I’m pretty well-equipped.”
“I’ve had a fair amount of experience,” Paul said. “I’ve been in the military. I was in the military five years. That gives me a little bit of experience. So, I would say I’m pretty well-equipped.
“But to brag that I can run things, I don’t do that, because that’s not what a president is supposed to do. A president is supposed to guarantee and work for the protection of liberty and allow people to take care of their problems.”
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.