Tag Archives: libertarians

Riot police unleash tear gas, water cannons on rowdy anti-Milei protesters in Buenos Aires

Argentine riot police unleashed water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters who threw sticks, stones and Molotov cocktails outside Congress on Wednesday, escalating tensions before lawmakers were to vote on state overhaul and tax bills proposed by President Javier Milei. The vote is the most serious test to date of the libertarian leader’s vision of governance and change. Thousands …

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Libertarians select Chase Oliver as presidential nominee, very little support shown for Trump, RFK Jr

The Libertarian Party nominated political activist Chase Oliver as its nominee for president at its convention Sunday, rejecting former President Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s long-shot bids for the party’s nomination. Oliver secured the nomination in the seventh round of voting after sitting in second place for the first five rounds. He received nearly 60% of the vote in …

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Trump, in hostile territory, faces booing during Libertarian Party convention as members pick their nominee

Former President Donald Trump was met with a crowd of repeated booing during his speech at the Libertarian Party convention Saturday night, appearing unsuccessful in his attempts to sway Libertarian voters critical of him for his COVID-19, immigration, drug war and foreign policies, as well as for his increased federal deficits and support for warrantless spying and more. The convention …

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RFK Jr running mate announcement may boost his presidential ballot access bid

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be under the bright lights of the national campaign spotlight on Tuesday, as the Democrat turned independent presidential candidate is scheduled to announce his running mate. The highly touted move will grab tons of media attention for Kennedy, the longtime environmental activist and high-profile vaccine skeptic who is the scion of the nation’s most storied …

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