Tag Archives: Bill Weld

Justin Amash Apologizes to Rand Paul for Libertarian Party Tweet

After BLM and Antifa militants surrounded and  attempted to physically attack Senator Rand Paul and his wife Kelley following the August 27 Republican National Convention, the Libertarian Party Twitter account mocked Paul and downplayed the event Thursday.  In response to a user who tweeted “Rand Paul is afraid somebody on the sidewalk might yell at him,” the party tweeted:

SHHHH

You might spook him.

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Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Part 8

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is also running for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series were posted here.  Part 3 was posted hereRead more ...

Silence Dogood: Weld and Romney Form the Party for Liberty and Sanity (PLAS)

Over at Ballot Access News, a commenter using the pen name of a young Ben Franklin, Silence Dogood, who once questioned whether Ben Franklin was actually in the grave marked for Ben Franklin in Philadelphia or whether he was replaced with a mannequin and is currently living in Tel-Aviv, put out the following press release:

BREAKING NEWS: Weld and Romney form the Party for Liberty and Sanity (PLAS).Read more ...

Bill Weld Ends Presidential Campaign

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, the Libertarian Party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee, ended his Republican Party primary challenge of President Donald Trump today.  Last night, on Super Tuesday 3.0, Trump surpassed the number of delegates required to secure the Republican presidential nomination.   Throughout the campaign, Weld received a total of one pledged delegate, at the February 3 Iowa Caucus.… Read more ...

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

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.”… 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)

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

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 ...