Posted 10 years ago on Dec. 21, 2011, 7:12 a.m. EST by Puzzlin
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*Presidential candidate Gary Johnson is dropping out of the race as a Republican, and will instead seek the nomination of the Libertarian party, according to Politico.
The move doesn't come as much of a surprise. In November, the former New Mexico governor indicated he was seriously considering running for president as a Libertarian, telling the Santa Fe New Mexican he felt "abandoned" by the Republican party. "The Republican Party has left me by the wayside," he said"*