WASHINGTON — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paulofficially joined the 2016 presidential race today, hoping to remake the Republican Party with a mix of libertarian and conservative ideals that can attract minorities and young people.
On his campaign website, Paul announced, "I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government." The announcement includes a video testimonial from his wife, Kelley Ashby Paul.
Paul is scheduled to kick off his campaign with a rally in Louisville, Ky., and then will take questions via Facebook.
Read more @: Rand Paul announces presidential run
Expected. Rand Paul is officially in the race. Not a big announcement like Cruz, just a little posting on his website, but he is officially in the race.