The former Massachusetts governor told Republicans not to vote for the GOP nominee out of “fear for our country. Weld writes. “This is not the time to cast a jocular or feel-good vote for a man whom you may have briefly found entertaining.” Some observers interpreted the last paragraph of his statement as a winking request for voters not to cast ballots for his own running mate.
Accepting that his presidential bid will fail, Libertarian vice presidential candidate Bill Weld on Tuesday obliquely urged voters to vote for Hillary Clinton.
In a Tuesday statement addressed to “those in the electorate who remain torn between two so-called major party candidates,” the former Massachusetts governor told Republicans not to vote for the GOP nominee out of “fear for our country.”
“After careful observation and reflection, I have come to believe that Donald Trump, if elected President of the United States,…