Gary Johnson On Fox News Debate InvitationSeptember 21, 2011Posted in Blog, Gov. Gary Johnson
September 21, 2011, Santa Fe, NM — Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson released the following statement after receiving confirmation that he will be allowed to participate in Thursday night’s Fox News / Google debate:
“We are obviously very pleased to have this opportunity to participate. I am bringing forward a voice to the debate that has gone largely unheard thus far and I am convinced that a lot of voters are ready to listen. I’m promising to submit a balanced budget in 2013 and I am further pledging to veto any spending legislation that exceeds revenue.”
As Governor of New Mexico Johnson vetoed 750 bills and thousands of line items, and kept his pledge to never raise taxes. Johnson’s stewardship has made him very popular in his home state where Democrats outnumber Republicans by 2 to 1.