Paul comes under pressure to focus on Senate seat

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks during a campaign stop at the Republican Liberty Caucus in Nashua, N.H. A defiant Paul is brushing off weak fundraising and weaker poll numbers as some Republicans begin pushing him to abandon his presidential ambitions to focus on his Senate re-election. The first-term Kentucky senator this week claimed his superior political organization would prove wrong those doubting his chances in the White House contest. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A defiant Rand Paul is brushing off weak fundraising and weaker poll numbers as would-be donors and home state Republicans push him to abandon an uphill presidential bid to focus on his Senate re-election.

Share this article