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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson can’t seem to catch a break – even from his own running mate.
When the Johnson’s VP-pick Bill Weld was asked who he believed was the best option for president in an interview with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd on Friday, Weld said “I’m not sure anybody is more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be president of the United States.”
Weld added that Johnson wasn’t that bad either before going on to say he was a better candidate than Clinton.
“We were two-term governors and I think Gary is very, very solid,” Weld said.
Johnson’s presidential campaign hit two snags recently when the nominee’s foreign-policy knowledge was scrutinized after he asked “What is Aleppo?” during an interview in early September – and again this week when he struggled to name a foreign leader that he admired.
It appears Johnson also had trouble recalling some major parts of American history, as he once reportedly asked an aide who Harriet Tubman was.