Peter King: Hillary Clinton Would 'Destroy' Ted Cruz, GOP 'Isolationists' In 2016 (VIDEO)

07/20/2013 02:59 pm ET

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) claims he thinks former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) would "destroy" some of his Republican peers in a potential 2016 matchup.

“I think she’s very strong on foreign policy, and I think that if we nominate someone from our isolationist wing of the party, she’ll destroy them,” King said. "We need somebody that can stand up to her."

King said he's "not a fan" of Cruz, labeling him an "isolationist" and saying he has a "bad image for the party." King also offered his views on a number of other Republicans seen as potential 2016 contenders, including Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

King recently said is "going to look at" running for president in 2016, claiming he is "certainly willing to be out there and be a spokesperson and see where this goes."

Click here for more with King from ABC, and watch a clip of his interview above.

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