Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has been criticized in the past for his "isolationist ideology," is calling for the U.S. to destroy ISIS militarily.

Paul was on “Hannity” tonight, where Sean Hannity asked him if ISIS has declared war on the U.S.

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“Yeah, without question. They are a threat,” Paul said.

“If I’d been president, I would have called a joint session of Congress this August, brought everybody back from recess, and said this is why ISIS is a threat to the country. This is why I want to act, but I want to do it in a constitutional manner and I want the entire American public to come together, to galvanize support and say, ‘You know what, this is something we can’t take, we’re not going to let our enemies behead our journalists, we’re not going to let them become strong enough to attack our embassy.’”

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