The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race

The Heat

The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race

He ran three times for President of the United States, twice as a Republican and once as a third party candidate. Ron Paul’s libertarian views are those of limited, constitutional government, low taxes and free markets which put him outside the mainstream of American politics.

It makes his take on this year’s race for the White House all the more interesting, but before we get there, if you’ve been following the U.S. presidential election at all, you know the biggest headlines belong to two political outsiders. They are so-called anti-establishment candidates, Republican businessman Donald Trump, and self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders.

According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Trump’s lead over his nearest Republican rival has soared to twenty points nationally, while Sanders has pulled into a virtual tie with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

CCTV America’s Sean Callebs reports.

The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race pt1

The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race pt1

He ran three times for President of the United States, twice as a Republican and once as a third party candidate. Ron Paul’s libertarian views are those of limited, constitutional government, low taxes and free markets which put him outside the mainstream of American politics. It makes his take on this year’s race for the White House all the more interesting, but before we get there, if you’ve been following the U.S. presidential election at all, you know the biggest headlines belong to two political outsiders. They are so-called anti-establishment candidates, Republican businessman Donald Trump, and self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders. According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Trump’s lead over his nearest Republican rival has soared to twenty points nationally, while Sanders has pulled into a virtual tie with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. CCTV America’s Sean Callebs reports. The following guest joined The Heat: From Texas is Ron Paul, a former U.S. Congressman and presidential candidate.

The following guests joined The Heat:

The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race pt2

The Heat: Political outsiders in US presidential race pt2

He ran three times for President of the United States, twice as a Republican and once as a third party candidate. Ron Paul’s libertarian views are those of limited, constitutional government, low taxes and free markets which put him outside the mainstream of American politics. It makes his take on this year’s race for the White House all the more interesting, but before we get there, if you’ve been following the U.S. presidential election at all, you know the biggest headlines belong to two political outsiders. They are so-called anti-establishment candidates, Republican businessman Donald Trump, and self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders. According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Trump’s lead over his nearest Republican rival has soared to twenty points nationally, while Sanders has pulled into a virtual tie with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The following guests joined The Heat: From New York, Ben Norton. He covers politics for Salon. From Washington, correspondent Sean Callebs. From Washington, former Republican Congressman Mark Kennedy. He’s currently the Director of the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.

  • From Texas is Ron Paul, a former U.S. Congressman and presidential candidate.
  • From New York, Ben Norton. He covers politics for Salon.
  • From Washington, correspondent Sean Callebs.
  • From Washington, former Republican Congressman Mark Kennedy. He’s currently the Director of the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.