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Libertarian VP Candidate Weld Urging Voters to Reject Trump

Former Massachusetts governor says the possibility of Trump winning election makes him fear for the well-being of the country

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    Libertarian vice presidential candidate William Weld is urging voters torn between the two major party candidates to reject Donald Trump. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016)

    Libertarian vice presidential candidate William Weld is urging voters torn between the two major party candidates to reject Donald Trump.

    Weld said Tuesday in a press conference that while the Republican presidential nominee has demonstrated charisma and panache, he's also shown an inability to handle criticism, conjured up enemies, and stirred up envy, resentment, and group hatred.

    The former Republican Massachusetts governor said that the possibility of Trump winning on Election Day makes him fear for the well-being of the country.

    "A serious candidate for the Presidency of the United States must be stable, and Donald Trump is not stable," Weld said.

    Weld said Trumps acts like a child when criticized or challenged.

    "He makes a sour face he calls people by insulting names, he waves his arms, he in patiently interrupts. Most families would not allow their children to remain at the dinner table if they behaved as Mr. Trump does," he said.

    Weld said he's grateful to Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson for picking him as a running mate and hopes the election cycle creates a permanent place for the Libertarian Party in the nation's political dialogue.

    But Weld also said the deck is still stacked against a credible third party ticket.

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