Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has some journalism advice for journalists: Don't ask me about my flip-flops.
No, Paul isn't talking about the footwear you can buy through his online store — only $20! — but rather about how reporters keep asking him to explain how his positions have shifted over the last few years. In an interview Wednesday with The New York Times, Paul called out reporters for trying to pin him down on those apparent contradictions.
Earlier in the day, Paul chastised NBC's Savannah Guthrie and suggested a "better way" for her to conduct interviews after she asked him to explain his perceived political evolutions. Also Wednesday, he repeatedly declined to outline his position on abortion in a "testy" interview with The Associated Press.
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