Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for President, has filed an anti-trust lawsuit in federal court against the Republican party, Democrat party, and the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), stating that the parties and CPD have violated the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
The suit is aimed at getting Johnson, who is the former governor of New Mexico, into the Presidential debates next month.
The lawsuit states that the CPD, which was founded by both the Democrat and Republican parties and their nominee, meets every four years to set rules for the debate in order to “hoodwink” the American people by “monopolizing the race for President and Vice-President”.
Johnson is asking the court to allow participation by all candidates who will appear on the ballot in enough states to reach 270 electoral votes.
The full complaint is below: