Earlier today, former Sen. Rick Santorum became the latest candidate to announce that he's running for president. On "Hannity" tonight, Santorum discussed the economy, foreign policy and explained why he is running for president again. 

Santorum told Sean Hannity that his campaign is a lot different than his fellow Republicans who are in the race. 

"We have focused in on where the problem is in America today and that is you know you see a hollowing out of the middle of this country," Santorum explained. "Wages have stagnated, family income, immediate income is going down, and the opportunity to rise particularly for the 74% of Americans that don’t have a college degree it’s just not happening."

Santorum said that one of the reasons this has happened is because America "has lost its manufacturing base." 

"We can bring those jobs back here," he said. "We just have to have plans to do it." 

He added that he's going to "put things in place that will make America a manufacturing mecca to create the opportunity" for new jobs.

Hannity also asked Santorum how he plans to deal with the foreign policy issues plaguing the country. 

"There's a lot of places to start and I think you have to start where the temperature is the hottest and that's the Middle East," he replied. "I'm hopeful, I pray, I literally pray that we don't strike a deal with Iran that puts them that close to a nuclear weapon."

He added that the U.S. needs to take on ISIS. 

"I talked here today about how important it is not to have a commander-in-chief with no experience," Santorum said. "Commander-in-chief is not an entry-level position."

Watch the full video above. 


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