“TAPPER: One of your former close aides recently said that you, quote, ‘engaged in conspiracy theories, including perhaps the 9/11 attacks were coordinated with the CIA, and that the Bush administration might have known about the attacks ahead of time.’ So have you ever expressed in front of anyone…
PAUL: Now, wait, wait, wait, wait. Don’t — don’t go any further on that. That’s complete nonsense.
TAPPER: It’s nonsense?
PAUL: Just stop that.
TAPPER: Not true?
PAUL: Yeah, no. I did not — I never bought into that stuff. I never talked about it.
PAUL: About the conspiracy of Bush — of Bush knowing about this? No, no, come on. Come on. Let’s be reasonable.
PAUL: That’s just off-the-wall.”