NYT: Congressman backs Libertarian presidential candidate in campaign first

From the New York Times on August 6:

“Representative Scott Rigell of Virginia says he plans to vote for the Libertarian Party’s presidential ticket, becoming the first member of Congress to express support for Gary Johnson’s third-party campaign.

“In an interview on Friday, Mr. Rigell, a Republican, said he had settled on Mr. Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, as the best option available.

“‘I’ve always said I will not vote for Donald Trump and I will not vote for Hillary Clinton,’ Mr. Rigell said. ‘I’m going to vote for the Libertarian candidate.’”

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