During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Paul said he was surprised at Trump’s current role in the race, including a scheduled debate that Trump will moderate a week before the January 3 Iowa caucuses..

“I don’t understand the marching to his office,” the congressman said. “I didn’t know that he had the ability to lay on hands and anoint people.”…

Paul said the differences between the two men were “philosophic” and added that Trump’s “personality doesn’t like to be challenged.”