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The Jorgensen Insider: Issue 04

The campaign of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following newsletter to email subscribers yesterday.  This is the fourth issue.

The Unassailable Truths of Liberty

by Mark Johnson

Why are the truths of liberty unassailable? They are firmly rooted, deep in our souls. They cannot be contested and therefore do not need to be changed.… Read more ...

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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Jorgensen Off the Campaign Trail After Mother’s Death

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen’s mother died this past Wednesday, according to campaign manager Steve Dasbach.  The unexpected death, which Jorgensen learned about as she boarded a plane, required Jorgensen to exit the campaign trail temporarily.  She was scheduled to appear in Alaska this week.

Dasbach asks for you to keep Jorgensen and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Three Bills I Look Forward to Signing into Law

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following statement today about the three bills she plans to sign into law as President: 

I talk a lot about laws I want to repeal and bills that I would veto as President. However, there are three bills, already introduced in Congress, that I look forward to signing into law.… Read more ...

Vermin Supreme: Libertarian Party Convention THIS WEEKEND

2020 Libertarian presidential candidates Vermin Supreme today sent the following message to his email subscribers: 

VERMIN / SPIKE 2020 – IT’S HAPPENING!

We are TWO DAYS AWAY from the Libertarian Party Convention!

As some of you may be aware, Congressman Justin Amash dipped his toe into the pool of the Libertarian Party Presidential race for the nomination, but has decided against running. … Read more ...

We Are Libertarians Holds 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate

The group We Are Libertarians yesterday produced a 2020 Libertarian presidential debate, which Reason‘s Matt Welch moderated.

Participants were 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray, antiwar activist Adam Kokesh, and former NAACP of Grady County  (Georgia) president John Monds.… Read more ...

First IPR 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll (Partial) Results

400 responses were registered in IPR’s first 2020 Libertarian Party presidential preference poll conducted May 12 through May 15.  Due to an issue with SurveyMonkey.com, results from only the first 90 respondents are available at this time.  I apologize for not being able to provide the full results.  If the issue is resolved, I will post the results in full as soon as they become available.… Read more ...

BREAKING: Justin Amash Withdraws from 2020 Presidential Race

Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race. He was believed to be the frontrunner for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.

He tweets:

Thanks for your support as I’ve been exploring a run for president as the potential nominee of the Libertarian Party.

I’ve spent nearly three weeks assessing the race, appearing in media, talking to delegates and donors, watching the Libertarian Party’s convention plan unfold, and gathering feedback from family, friends, and other advisers.

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Jo Jorgensen: Important Announcement about Saturday’s Debate … And Other News

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen released the following statement today concerning the next Libertarian presidential debate tomorrow and various campaign updates:

One week from today, the Libertarian National Convention will come to order, online rather than in Austin. I have one week to reach every delegate and alternate and convince them I’m the right person to represent the party.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky Holds Part 5 of Presidential Debate

Yesterday the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) held the fifth and final part of its 2020 Libertarian presidential debate series.

Participants were performance artist Vermin Supreme, 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Congressman Justin Amash, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, and 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray. … Read more ...

Dan Behrman: Other Candidates Deserve Some Support

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman released the following statement today about his fellow presidential candidates and tonight’s presidential debate in which he is not participating: 

They aren’t all bad

The other night I participated in a debate, and while that debate went well and we polled very high, we did not make it to the next round of this rigged, tournament-style debate.… Read more ...

LPKY Chairman Says Vohra and Kokesh ‘Not Being Truthful’

Chris Wiest, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) has dismissed criticism from 2020 Libertarian presidential candidates Arvin Vohra and Adam Kokesh that the criteria for the LPKY presidential debate series was skewed to favor certain candidates.

“They are not being truthful,” says Wiest, “And frankly, they are not in a position to know.”… Read more ...