"I do not see it as a political event so much as having a good defense, he stood up for it, he said it was a terrible war, he wanted to get out," Paul said on CNNs on Saturday "Smerconish". "" I think he's fine. I think it's fantastic that he does. "
But Paul said Trump did the right thing.
"I like people who stand out in spite of their personal inclinations, and I think that's good. I am so happy that he may have relocated it to Afghanistan, "Paul said.
"The point is, should we base our debate and our plans on the assumption that we have a moral obligation To lead empire – that we are the great nation, we spread the American exception and therefore we have this moral obligation – or should we believe in a republic and have no business there, which was drafted by the constitution? "Paul said.
Paul, a Libertarian and the father of Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, said the US must have a" clean cut "with a military engagement in the Middle East.
" This is a tiny, Tiny step away from the militant empire we run and it's so impractical, but it's a step in the right direction, "Paul said Paul said the decision had more to do with a call between Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as domestic policy, but the execution and timing of the president "could have been much better."
"Diplomatically, he does bad work, even if he does the right thing," he said.