Three-time candidate for president Ron Paul said Wednesday he does not like any of the remaining GOP candidates in the 2016 race, and would not support Donald Trump if he were to win the Republican nomination.
Trump has been able to tap into the anger and fear of a large “minority” of voters, Paul told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” He said the billionaire businessman acts like he has all the answers but “zero” realistic solutions to the problems facing the nation.
“I hear the ability of politicians to capitalize on the worries,” the libertarian Republican continued. “They’re able to use the blame game.” Paul served 12 terms as a U.S. congressman from Texas.
Trump was the projected winner of Tuesday’s Nevada caucuses by a wide-margin, his third-straight victory with the Super Tuesday contests less than a week away. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was seen edging out Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas for second place in Nevada.