Libertarian vice presidential candidate Bill Weld, who earlier this week joined a ticket with Gary Johnson for the third party’s unlikely lunge at the White House, had his own “sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails” moment Tuesday afternoon with MSNBC host Chuck Todd. “I’m not buying it,” Weld said. “You can’t indict somebody if there’s no evidence of criminal intent, and I don’t see any evidence of criminal intent.”
And he would know. In addition to serving from 1991 to 1997 as governor of Massachusetts, Weld was previously a U.S. attorney and former chief of the Department of Justice Criminal Division under Ronald Reagan — the very official who would have been making decisions about major cases like this one, along with the attorney general.
“I will give you one news tip,” he began. “All this stuff about Secretary Clinton’s use of email accounts and the report that came out, how she might get indicted, I’m not buying it.”
Hear Weld’s full explanation below:
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