Gary Johnson's running mate said no one is 'more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be president'

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson can't seem to catch a break — even from his own running mate.

When the Johnson's VP-pick Bill Weld was asked who he believed was the best option for president in an interview with MSNBC's Chuck Todd on Friday, Weld said "I'm not sure anybody is more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be president of the United States."

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Weld added that Johnson wasn't that bad either before going on to say he was a better candidate than Clinton.

"We were two-term governors and I think Gary is very, very solid," Weld said.

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UNITED STATES - MARCH 3: Gov. Gary Johnson, former Governor of NM, speaks at the American Conservative Union's CPAC conference at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 26: Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson pretends to have a heart attack on stage while arguing in favor of legalization of marijuana during CPAC in National Harbor, Md., on Feb. 26, 2015. Former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle, R-N.Y., not pictured, had just argued during their debate that marijuana caused an increased risk of heart attacks. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
ORLANDO, FL - SEPTEMBER 22: Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks in the Fox News/Google GOP Debate at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. The debate featured the nine Republican candidates two days before the Florida straw poll. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Johnson's presidential campaign hit two snags recently when the nominee's foreign-policy knowledge was scrutinized after he asked "What is Aleppo?" during an interview in early September — and again this week when he struggled to name a foreign leader that he admired.

It appears Johnson also had trouble recalling some major parts of American history, as he once reportedly asked an aide who Harriet Tubman was.

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