Vah Isaac Tukpah, former CDC-USA Chairman, and President Weah are not in a good place right now. The news of the President ignoring his once right-hand-man has being circulating for a while. The Liberian Billboard just dropped an article stating the reasons behind the fallout. According to the article, Vah Isaac Tukpah is being ignored by the President because of multiple incidents of disrespect and status-challenge. At one point, Mr. Tukpah not aware that the President was on a conference call, sarcastically criticized and demeaned the President. A source told the Liberian Billboard that Mr. Tukpah on several occasions have openly criticize some of his colleagues in the party, and acts pompous while exhibiting disrespect to even the President. These are the reason Mr. Tukpah and few others who the President feel are aligned with him have not been appointed in the government, as the President does not take disrespect or power challenge lightly. The source further told the Liberian Billboard that many top brass in the party sees Mr. Tukpah as a threat to its existence, and as such, do not even bother to talk to the President on his behalf. Nonetheless, Mr. Tukpah is still heavily associated with the CDC-USA chapter. He was recently involved at its just ended convention in Fargo, North Dakota.
On Thursday, August 8, 2018, President George Weah had a sit down with 26 political parties of Liberia. The meeting aimed at advancing ideals that promote the spirit of national unity and political tolerance between opposition political parties and the government. ANC, LP and UP attended the meeting as a team. According to Deputy Minister Eugene L. Fahngon, Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism, all 26 political parties attended and participated from start to finish. Even though, social media was buzzing about AB Dillion walking out of the meeting, he walked out as an individual and not a political party, "the invitation was extended to political parties and not to individuals," Minister Fahngon stated in his live video. Each political party gave ideals and recommendations, which made the meeting a great success. According to Deputy Minister Fahngon, "there will be future engagements as such.&quo