Gary Johnson rules out 2020 presidential run

After running as the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee in both the 2012 and 2016 elections, Gary Johnson says to count him out for 2020.

Johnson revealed he was done seeking elected office on the FOX Business program "Cavuto: Coast to Coast." 

The former New Mexico governor added that “it does boil down to two political parties.”

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Johnson told Neil Cavuto he’s currently petitioning the Supreme Court to ask the Appeals Court to hear his case against the Commission on Presidential Debates, however, a previous dismissal was upheld in August.

Johnson says if it succeeds, the case could level the playing field for independent and third-party candidates.

He and Green Party candidate Jill Stein sued the Commission on Presidential Debates after they were excluded from the nationally televised debates.

The Commission requires candidates to average a minimum of 15 percent in five national polls in order to be invited.

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