Kentucky Senator Rand Paul address attendees during the Republican National Committee spring meeting at the Peabody hotel in Memphis, Tenn., on May 9, 2014.
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Third ‘times’ a charm for Rand Paul


Is Sen. Rand Paul feeling left out? 

Potential 2016 rivals Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney confirmed Thursday morning they will be meeting for a one-on-one this week. Now Paul — who positioned himself as the answer to President Obama during an unofficial State of the Union response — has virtually crashed the get together.

And then Paul’s bestowing of gifts began. 

Take one included an oops and was quickly deleted:

Take two also included a mistake and was removed:

The third time was the charm for Paul, too.

He ended up acknowledging the mistake and took it as a chance to get the final word in, though.

Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney and Rand Paul

Third 'times' a charm for Rand Paul