Indeed, in the interview, Paul flatly said, “No,” when asked if his father would join him on the campaign trail should he run.

“It’s just I need to represent the ideas and present ideas, because if I were to run, obviously it’s me running,” he added.

But after comparing his own foreign policy views to those of Ronald Reagan and noting he “grew up as a Reagan Republican,” Paul punted when asked if he would consider himself now to be more of a Reagan Republican or Ron Paul Republican.

“I think the thing is I have to express my own ideas of who I am, and people can judge where they come from,” Paul said.