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Ron Paul Brings His Campaign To Idaho

Presidential candidate Ron Paul brought his campaign to Twin Falls on Thursday.

Twin Falls isn’t a usual campaign spot for presidential candidates, but the Paul campaign thinks this is part of a strategy that will help him win the nomination and, eventually, the election.

“I want to be president, but I don’t want to be president to run your life,? Paul said.

Crowds of avid supporters showed up at Twin Falls High School’s Roper Auditorium to hear Ron Paul speak.

Paul has run for president before, but this time, he said something is different. He said people aren’t trusting Washington, D.C., to fix their problems.

“What’s happening in Washington is in many ways irrelevant because they’re not doing the right things. They’re doing the wrong things, but the really great things are happening outside of Washington. The people are waking up and they’re sick and tired of what we’re getting,? Paul said.

True to his reputation, the Texas congressman called for huge cuts to the federal government, promising the crowd if he becomes president, the troops will come home as fast as the ships can get there.

He said he would end the Federal Reserve, and take a step back from the war on drugs.

When he finished speaking, supporters swarmed him, asking the presidential candidate to sign books, hats, dollar bills, even a baby.

Paul said he believes his ideas of small government will resonate strongly with the kind of people who live in Idaho.

“But I think Idaho has always been that way. They’re a very independent spirit here and self reliant. I think it’s cultural as well as political,? Paul said.

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