On April 7, 2015, Rand Paul announced, "I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.” This put him in the running for the 2016 presidential nomination. Rand Paul is a republican and the son of Ron Paul, Rand Paul started his political career in 2008 when he started to get involved in a group known as the Tea Party. He announced he would run for a seat in the Kentucky Senate in 2009, He won and became a senator for Kentucky. He has been a United States senator for five years which doesn’t give him many years of experiences but some of the great presidents like Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt only had two and four and a half years of experience. This just means that he is…show more content… Paul states, "I am not opposed to birth control," he said. After a pause, he elaborated. "That 's basically what Plan B is. Plan B is taking two birth control pills in the morning and two in the evening, and I am not opposed to that." This means he agrees with the morning after pill. He disagrees with government funding for abortion. He signed a no taxpayer funding for abortion act. The act prohibits federal funds being used to cover abortion but excludes in cases such as rape, incest, or if a woman is in danger of death. It also disqualifies for purpose of tax deduction of medical expenses for abortion. Paul wants to defend Planned Parenthood.
Taxes in this country help pay for many government and state programs. Right now we have seven tax bracket tax plan for income tax. The plan is based on how much you make, the more you make the higher the present. Paul’s plan calls for a fourteen point five present flat tax no matter how much income you make. The plan also includes a $15000 deduction and a $5000 per a person personal exemption. Retirements accounts would stay the same and still keep mortgage and charitable deductions along with child tax deductions. For business, it would be a fourteen point nine percent business transfer tax that would be levied on factors of production and capital income. The TGM (Taxes and Growth Model) estimates an increased GDP of twelve point nine percent in ten years or about one