By Mario Trujillo - 11/06/13 07:41 AM EST
Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulWhat the 'Bernie Sanders wing of the GOP' can teach Congress GOP senators avoid Trump questions on rigged election How low is the bar for presidential candidates, anyway? MORE (R-Ky.) on Tuesday said it would be difficult for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) to win the Republican presidential nomination because of his centrist tilt.
The Kentucky senator, who is seen as a contender for the 2016 presidential race, said the GOP needs “moderates” like Christie, but noted that early nominating states like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have a conservative tilt.