Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke with Chris Wallace in a wide-ranging interview about Hillary Clinton's email scandal, the controversial Planned Parenthood videos and the 2016 presidential election. 

The GOP presidential candidate said that he doesn't understand how Clinton "can escape by and act as if she really wasn't aware of the law."

"I think it's pretty damning that President Obama's Justice Department has even brought this up," Paul stated. "The fact that they are saying that they are concerned,  that classified information was transferred."

Paul also said that he thinks conservatives across the country are outraged by the controversial Planned Parenthood videos, which shows officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research.

He explained that he's going to try to force a vote to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood. 

"I think the time is now to discuss whether taxpayer dollars should be going to such a gruesome procedure," Paul said.

Wallace also asked Paul if he thinks his message is still resonating with voters.

"I’m a different kind of Republican," he replied. "I’m a Republican who can win the Independent vote. In all five of those states we beat Hillary Clinton by nearly ten points among independents, that’s how you win. So we have to convince Republicans that this is a winning message – that I can actually win the purple states and that’s what the early polling shows."

Watch the video clip above.


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