Rand Paul Set to Reveal ‘Significant Development’ in GOP Presidential Race

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), who has maintained a low profile in the GOP presidential primary race, is set to break his silence. In a Thursday announcement on X (formerly Twitter), he hinted at sharing something significant on Friday morning, citing that he has “seen enough.”

“I’ve stayed out of the Republican Presidential Primary so far — but I’ve seen enough,” the senator said in a video announcement. “That’s why tomorrow morning I will have something important to say. Don’t miss it!”

Responses to the post varied, with some urging the senator to endorse a particular GOP candidate, while others speculated that Rand Paul might throw his hat into the GOP presidential race.

“Rand you have been one of the best politicians this country has ever produced,” one X user wrote. “You would make a fantastic President.”

Some proposed the idea of him becoming the vice president on former President Donald Trump’s 2024 ticket.

“Trump would be wise to choose you as his VP,” a comment noted.

Another recalled that Trump mentioned he had a pick for vice president in mind during his Wednesday night town hall on Fox News: “Trump stated yesterday that he has selected his VP. Rand has a lot of integrity and would be great for the job.”

“Please be the VP! America is looking for a right libertarian populist ticket at their core,” an X user also wrote.

Additional suggestions included the possibility of Senator Paul endorsing either Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) or businessman Vivek Ramaswamy. However, both candidates are currently polling significantly behind Trump by at least 47 points, according to FiveThirtyEight polling.