Statement from Governors Johnson and Weld to All Republicans

by Jill Pryeatt, Independent Political Report gj


Oct. 8, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld released the follow statement today addressed “to all Republicans:”

“Time to vote your conscience.

Having served as Republican Governors, we understand the sensitivities and obligations elected officials and party leaders feel toward supporting their party’s nominee for President. We’ve been there, and frankly, have experienced the discomfort of defending a President or candidate when we didn’t feel like doing so. For each of us, that is part of the liberation we feel today as we take an independent message to America’s voters.

Today, as we watch Republicans across the nation struggle with the disclosure of Donald Trump’s indefensible and embarrassing words, and the attitude toward women displayed by those words, we respect the difficult spot those Republicans are in. It can’t be easy…”


To read the full statement, click here.

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