Tag Archives: Bill Weld

Liberty Hangout: “CNN: Libertarian VP Bill Weld Considering Dropping Out & Endorsing Hillary Clinton?”

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Liberty Hangout included the above image in their breaking news article.

Published by Liberty Hangout, September 18th, 2016:

To anyone who’s closely followed the 2016 election, it’s no surprise that Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee, Bill Weld, has a long lasting relationship with Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the first Libertarian Townhall on CNN, Weld described his bond with Clinton as being “life long.” He’s also maintained that he believes there was no criminal intent on Hillary’s part in her ongoing email scandal, and Libertarian Party presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, once called Hillary Clinton “a wonderful public servant.”

It’s now being reported by Carl Bernstein, who says “I know Bill Weld and I know how much he despises Donald Trump,” that he thinks the Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate is considering dropping out of the race and perhaps getting behind Hillary Clinton, in an effort to stop Trump.… Read more ...

CBS 60 Minutes – Johnson Promises: “No Hypocrisy; Full Transparency”

60-minutes60 Minutes corespondent Steve Kroft interviewed Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld for broadcast on CBS earlier tonight. It’s the first time 60 Minutes has interviewed any third-party presidential candidate AND the vice-presidential running mate.  Johnson: “I believe this is going to be the demise of the Republican Party. . .… Read more ...

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld hold rally in New York City on September 10th

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld held a rally in New York City on September 10th, 2016. The full video of the rally is above (length: 1 hour, 25 minutes). One of the speakers at the rally was Larry Sharpe, the runner-up for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 vice presidential nomination who has been rumored to be a potential Libertarian Party candidate for Governor of New York in 2018.… Read more ...

Adam Seaman: 10 Great Questions & 10 Interesting Answers From The Johnson/Weld Reddit AMA

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By Adam Seaman, American Third Party Report, September 6th, 2016:

Earlier this evening the Libertarian ticket for the White House did an ‘Ask MAnything’ on Reddit.  Here are the 10 best questions answered with the 10 most interesting answers..

  • Floyd218 asks: Governors Johnson and Weld, What is the campaign’s strategy to get into the debates if you are not at 15% in the CPD polls.
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Gary Johnson campaign opens Illinois Victory Center in Chicago (photos)

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(Photo: Alex Braverman)

Originally published at American Third Party Report earlier today:

On August 20th, 2016, the Gary Johnson campaign opened an Illinois Victory Center at 2305 W Foster Ave in Chicago. The campaign held a housewarming party and open to the public to officiate the occasion.

Alex Braverman, a 61-year old immigrant born in Lithuania and a Johnson supporter who told ATPR that he was never before involved in the political process until this election, attended the event and provided ATPR with pictures.… Read more ...

Live stream for Fox Business Libertarian town hall

The Libertarian town hall broadcasting on Fox Business Network and hosted by John Stossel has just started. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld are both on, live stream below:

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Fox Business to air Libertarian town hall tonight at 9 pm ET

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Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will appear in a Fox Business town hall hosted by John Stossel, airing tonight at 9 pm Eastern Time.  According to an article published today by TheHill.com, :

Stossel said he “wised up” while reading the works of Nobel prize-winning economists F.A. Hayek and Milton Friedman, along with Reason Magazine.

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Thomas L. Knapp: Time for Libertarians to Dump Bill Weld

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Thomas L. Knapp is a writer, IPR contributor and libertarian activist who most recently sought the Reform Party’s vice-presidential nomination. The following was originally published on The Garrison Center’s website on August 10th, 2016:

I didn’t pay much attention in 1972 when vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton was removed from  the Democratic ticket and replaced by Sargent Shriver after it came to light that Eagleton had a record of psychiatric hospitalizations.… Read more ...

Latest Johnson/Weld video calls on voters to: “Declare Your Independence Again. . . . You in?”

“The greatest lie ever told in America is that the battle for our liberty was won in 1776.  The battle for freedom never ends. . . . We have to declare our independence again.”

Governor Johnson’s Youtube channel with many other videos can be found HERE.

UPDATE: The original was apparently “removed by the user.”  New link is

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Marvin Bush, youngest son of President Bush: “I’m voting Libertarian.”

marvin bush Marvin Pierce Bush, youngest son of President George H. W. Bush, younger brother of  both President George W. Bush, and Governor Jeb Bush, endorsed the Libertarian ticket of Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld earlier today.

Appearing on Washington, DC’s WJFK-FM radio’s (106.7 The Fan) sports talk show The Sports Junkies, Marvin Bush said:

“I’m voting Libertarian.… Read more ...

Sen. Mark Madsen (Utah) switches to Libertarian, endorses Johnson/Weld

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UPDATE: Utah’s Libertarian Senator Mark Benson Madsen is scheduled to appear on  K-Talk radio at 8PM Eastern (6PM Mountain) TONIGHT (26 July) on the Standup Commentary Talk Radio show to discuss his change from the GOP to the Libertarian Party.

Listen Live HERE.  IPR readers may call into the show @ 801 254 5855 and/or ask questions online HERE.  … Read more ...

Libertarians at FreedomFest, Johnson, Weld; plus Barr and past VPs Gray and Root

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(Photo: Las Vegas: Sarwark, Weld, Johnson, Gillespie)
2016 Libertarian nominees Governors Johnson and Weld, as well as past LP POTUS candidate Barr (2008) and past LP VPOTUS candidates Gray (2012) and Root (2008) are scheduled to appear at this week’s FREEDOMFEST convention in Las Vegas. Live streaming video of many of the large room sessions can be found HERE.  … Read more ...