Tag Archives: Jesse Ventura

Jesse Ventura: “Why I’m voting for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for president”

By Jesse Ventura, CNBC.com, July 13th, 2016:

Jesse Ventura, former governor of Minnesota and author of “Sh*t Politicians Say: The Funniest, Dumbest, Most Outrageous Things Ever Uttered By Our Leaders”

I’ve always had the belief that you vote for someone you believe in. When you cast your vote, you want that person to be president.

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Jesse Ventura: “I’m still weighing my options,” will decide in April on possible 2016 campaign

Jesse for PresidentFrom the Ora.tv page of Jesse Ventura’s Off The Grid:

The Governor ponders if and when he’ll consider a 2016 campaign for presidency.  What will it take to get Jesse Ventura in the running?

I’m still weighing the options.  Why would I want to run now when you still have 12 Republican and three Democratic candidates in the field?

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Jesse Ventura continues to promote possible bid for Libertarian nomination

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Jesse Ventura has, in a series of recent interviews and media appearances, talked about the possibility of seeking the Libertarian presidential nomination in 2016, providing additional details about his intentions.

In an interview with WCCO, a local CBS affiliate in Minnesota:

In a uniquely Ventura approach, he says he won’t actually join the Libertarian Party.

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Ventura Still Talking About 2016 Libertarian Run

On Sunday, the Star Tribune published an article in which former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura discusses whether he will run for president in 2016.

Ventura continues to claim that members of the Libertarian Party have invited him to the National Convention next year to seek the party’s presidential nomination.  Ventura says he may appear at the convention to seek the nomination, but would not join the party.… Read more ...

Roger Stone: 40 years Republican, 2012 Libertarian, now back on (R) Trump Payroll?

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Yesterday Roger Stone was characterized as a “Libertarian Political Strategist” by FOX News. Last month he was identified as a “Libertarian who advised Governor Gary Johnson during his presidential bid” on OFF THE GRID WITH JESSE VENTURA. Not disclosed in either interview was his current status as a highly paid “Communications Consultant” for Republican Primary Candidate Donald Trump ($4,000+/week for 7 weeks in April/May 2015).… Read more ...

Buchanan-Trump Embrace Recalls 2000 Reform Party Race

In 1999, Saturday Night Live parodied the battle between paleoconservative icon Pat Buchanan and entrepreneur Donald Trump for control of Ross Perot’s Reform Party.  Social issues dominated the debate as Trump and Buchanan both sought the party’s presidential nomination.  Today, more than 15 years later, the two are finding common ground as Trump mounts a Republican presidential campaign that may ultimately lead to an Independent run.… Read more ...

Ventura says he might run for president, possibly as Libertarian

venturaRaw Story reports former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said in an interview with Alex Jones this week that he may run for president in 2016, possibly as a Libertarian — but that he would not join the LP.

Ventura said, “The Libertarians have put out a gesture to me to come to their convention and that I would have a very good chance of getting their nomination for president.… Read more ...

Donald Trump, former Reform Party candidate, announces for GOP nomination

Donald Trump has formally announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination for President. 

In 2000, Trump briefly sought the nomination of the Reform Party, campaigning against eventual nominee Pat Buchanan. He appeared on the presidential primary ballot in a few states, including winning in California and Michigan. On February 14, 2000 he dropped out of the race, and then formally left the Reform Party in 2001.… Read more ...

Dan Phillips: Run Jesse Run! (For President as a Libertarian)

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Run Jesse Run!

By Dan Phillips, MD.
March 16, 2015

Jesse Ventura has long been discussed as a possible candidate for the Libertarian Party (LP) presidential nomination. Now Ventura is addressing the issue himself . Ventura seems to want to use the Libertarian Party as a vehicle for ballot access without actually joining the party.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura talks about seeking Libertarian nomination, praises Cynthia McKinney as potential running mate

 

In the above recent interview, the former Independence Party Governor of Minnesota further explains an idea has talked about before: seeking the Libertarian presidential nomination at the 2016 convention, while refusing to become a member of the Libertarian Party and instead campaigning as a no-party-affiliation independent.

In the past Ventura has said that he would also want to reject the Libertarian ballot label, while still having Libertarian ballot access, which would not be possible in most states where the two are linked.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura on Fox News and Bill O’Reilly Lying

Jesse Ventura Again Talks 2016 Presidential Bid

Jesse Ventura says his only path to the White House is as an independent. Image courtesy of CafePress.com.

Jesse Ventura Wants to Run for President

By Mark Wachtler

October 19, 2014. Dellwood, MN. (ONN) Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura says he wants to run for US President in 2016. But the former professional wrestler and current cable TV host has some requests and conditions.

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