Rand Paul: Trump will be 'wiped out,' polls aren't accurate
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Republican presidential candidate Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulTim Scott sparks buzz in crowded field of White House hopefuls Sherrod Brown calls Rand Paul 'kind of a lunatic' for not wearing mask Overnight Health Care: WHO-backed Covax gets a boost from Moderna MORE (Ky.) on Sunday said it’s “deeply disturbing” that Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Overnight Health Care: FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for adolescents | Biden administration reverses limits on LGBTQ health protections Overnight Defense: US fires 30 warning shots at Iranian boats | Kabul attack heightens fears of Afghan women's fates | Democratic Party leaders push Biden on rejoining Iran deal MORE is still the race’s front-runner and predicted his rival would be “wiped out in a general election.”

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Paul said Trump is not for limited government or balanced budgets and instead has favored eminent domain law to seize property for real estate projects.

“Most of Donald Trump is nothing more than sort of bits of populism but no consistent conservative philosophy,” he said on CNN's "State of the Union."

Paul, who was in danger of being cut from the main stage of the last Republican debate because of low poll numbers, questioned the accuracy of public surveys.

“We’ve all let the polls consume us too much. I don’t think the polls are very accurate,” he said, noting that the polls were off by 13 points a week before the recent Kentucky gubernatorial race.

He said Trump is performing well in the polls because he’s getting a disproportionate amount of media coverage and many respondents who say they’ll vote for him aren’t likely to turn out on primary day.

Paul is polling nationally at 2.4 percent in an average of recent polls compiled by RealClearPolitics. Trump has 34 percent support nationally.