New York Daily News: Jeb Bush suggests voting for Gary Johnson at private luncheon

(The following was originally published in the New York Daily News.)

Maybe Jeb Bush can help him find Aleppo.

The former Florida governor repeatedly suggested voting for Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson at a private luncheon on Wednesday, those present tell the Daily News, seemingly going further than his previous comments that he’d consider voting for Johnson.

Bush joked about “President Johnson” during a lunch focused on education reform that was hosted by the Manhattan Institute, and in a private conversation before his speech strongly recommended another person present should vote for the gaffe-prone Libertarian nominee.

“There was an old man talking to Jeb across the table and said, ‘I can’t bring myself to vote for Hillary and Trump,’ and Jeb looked at him and mouthed the word ‘Johnson,’ silently,” one person within earshot of the two told the Daily News.

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