Buddy Roemer Hinting at Third-Party Bid?
2012 candidate on his White House run
- Duration 4:07
- Date Nov 29, 2011
2012 candidate on his White House run
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His body looking to body up on a third party ticket Republican presidential candidate former Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer.
Okay he's joins us right now and that is pregnant after about the problem -- the president act.
On so what do you make of -- -- -- that was -- it was a joke was a little.
What do you what do you trying to do you want a ticket a bipartisan ticket democratic running made.
Well I'm I'm a Republican and a proud Republican but I'm prouder American.
And I have I have don't do this Republican process and at the heart of my strategy.
I don't take big checks I'm a hundred dollars no -- money I've never taken pac money and -- It's -- -- who gave it -- you wouldn't take -- -- money if it became available now.
I don't take it I didn't take it running for governor.
I didn't take it running for congress every time I got recent what what a fusion ticket be with you and -- resume and edit it it would be a Democrat.
Associated with -- be a unity ticket.
It's call Americans elect is the ID.
It wasn't my idea they've developed it for months.
We we would pick a Democrat who believed in mock.
Economic -- -- which are conservative.
Who believed in -- Who believed in fair trade with China and who believe that campaign reform.
Is the most important issue in this camp who would you hook up with.
Or I'm not prepared to say I need to give that more -- However obviously thought it would and your homer and got -- governor.
On don't want getting but I don't what do you mention Joseph Lieberman Joseph Lieberman -- -- name.
So why are not a liberal Democrat -- a more moderate type yeah.
That's our skin -- -- Simpson -- -- somebody that you would count -- somebody did you call me up and say were all over -- and got all.
Actually looking at the tunnel finally -- -- in October Michael Bloomberg about this and others who might or might not -- -- third party runs.
To get on what was statement it is eating and even when you do.
-- -- -- -- the electoral.
There's no question it's a hard way to go -- But look at me now.
As a proud Republican I haven't been invited to a single debate have been ten national debates.
My average donation sixty bucks -- need to be on national debate most people America don't even know I'm running.
I'm the only got -- who's been a congressman.
And the governor.
I've actually balance the budget I've actually done tax reform.
We took on in -- Louisiana down from 12%.
Down to below six these things can be done but you start with the corruption and I don't guess.
The powers could be in my home.
Want to hear that message.
When -- -- your little ticked your not invited to these debates I can understand that we have former condiments of governor Johnson here.
Well he's excited to to right Regina to morning.
But but EE he also is considered as it normally third party candidates are those who go outside and -- -- -- town and else are usually ticked off because their party.
Have projected well I think and Geary has expressed that to me not to put words in his mouth that he was really ticked all the what the Republican Party at the country.
I didn't expect much and -- be honest I'm not ticked off I'm not surprised I'm just reporting the fact here is a candidate.
Who's been in private business for twenty years and very successful a bank approaching a billion dollars would no bailout and very profitable.
A man who have grown so that talking about myself and the same man candidate congressman and president I don't -- him -- a congressmen and our governor.
Here's definitely need to do this I'm gonna do it every American.
Will be with you I'm gonna stake in the Republican Party.
What the -- will siphon votes from Republicans a little.
How decides how -- votes from Americans who put their country first.
Who thinks we need to create jobs and who are tired of Washington.
Not special interest -- they only Washington we will watch closely governor you were powerful speaker of you don't have powerful case.