NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016.
King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview with CNN.READ MORE: New York City Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
“I’m looking at this because I see people like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, and to me, I don’t want the Republican Party going in that direction,” King said, “I’ll be back in New Hampshire on June 21, and when I saw Hillary Clinton yesterday I told her to get ready.”READ MORE: Sharon Gless On Book 'Apparently There Were Complaints: Cagney & Lacey 'Changed The History Of Television For Women'
King, a Republican, is serving his 11th term in the House of Representatives.MORE NEWS: Former Rep. Max Rose Running For Congress Again
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