Rep. Peter King: Paul’s tactics appeal to the lowest common denominator

Rep. Peter King (N.Y.), a senior Republican member on the House Homeland Security Committee, blasted Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulCongress's goal in December: Avoid shutdown and default Cotton swipes at Fauci: 'These bureaucrats think that they are the science' Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is 'dangerous' MORE (R-Ky.) Sunday for using scare tactics in his opposition of national security programs.

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King launched his salvo a day after Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference in a landslide.

“The concerns that I have are still there. I mean, here's a person who said we're more concerned about the C.I.A. killing Americans with drones as they're having coffee in Starbucks,” he told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview.

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