Bill Weld

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GOP presidential candidate Bill Weld says climate change would have his full attention if he were to win the presidency, calling it one of his top two foreign policy concerns.  "That's an existential threat, not just to our country but to the planet."   

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In the first in our series of New Hampshire Primary 2020 Candidate Forums, we sit down before a live audience with Republican presidential contender William Weld to get his views on domestic and foreign policies. 

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The Exchange sits down with Bill Weld on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 9 a.m. before a live audience, to discuss the issues shaping the 2020 Primary. Weld served as governor of Massachusetts from 1991 to 1997. We want to hear from you.

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Republican presidential candidate Bill Weld laid out his climate change platform in New Hampshire this weekend, joining several Democrats who did the same in recent weeks.

The former Massachusetts governor wants to rejoin the Paris Climate agreement and make the U.S. carbon neutral by 2050.

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Republican Bill Weld rolled out the steering committee for his primary challenge to President Trump Tuesday in Concord.

The former Massachussetts Governor has the backing of some old-line Republicans.

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President Donald Trump's only major Republican primary challenger said Saturday that the recent spate of abortion laws being passed in states like Alabama has him feeling "terrible," and declared that abortion is a decision the government should not come anywhere near.

At a campaign stop in Exeter, New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld told a crowd of voters he's "the most pro-choice person you're ever going to meet."

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he’s “not a fan of the Republican Party in Washington, D.C. today,” but he’s running for that party’s nomination for President. Weld spoke on The Exchange about his platforms as well as his distaste of President Trump. He has made a number of comments, sometime contradictory, about whether he’s running to win or to weaken Trump among Republicans. In an interview with Peter Biello, Weld said he “would never support Mr.

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will challenge President Trump for the Republican nomination. It's not the former two-term governor's first shot for the Oval Office: he was the Libertarian vice presidential nominee in 2016 with Gary Johnson. He recently changed his party affiliation from Libertarian to Republican.

We ask Weld about economic policy, the role of government in social programming and where New Hampshire fits in his strategy to win the White House.

Send your questions for Bill Weld to exchange@nhpr.org or call in to ask your question on air, 1-800-892-6477.

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Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan swung through the first-in-the-nation primary state Tuesday, telling a group of business leaders and politicos at Saint Anselm College that he's seriously considering running for president in 2020. 

 

Hogan called for more Republicans to challenge President Donald Trump in the primary ("the more, the merrier," he said), as he believes a bigger field would help Trump be a better candidate and grow the Republican Party.

 

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Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld says the country needs a foreign policy that doesn't change with the president's mood swings.

 

Weld announced this week he’s officially challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary.

 

In a speech Tuesday at Southern New Hampshire University, Weld railed against President Trump, saying the president's America First slogan reminded him of dictators like Adolf Hitler.

 

Weld also called for free and fair trade, and he called China and Russia authoritarian regimes.

 

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On Friday, April 26, The Exchange will interview Republican Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts Governor, who is running against President Trump in the Republican Presidential Primary in 2020. Submit your questions for Weld below.

Weld is the former Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1991 to 1997, and he was the Libertarian Party's nominee for Vice President in the 2016 with Gary Johnson. 

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is considering a run against President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination.

Weld has launched an exploratory committee, but has yet to make an official announcement. Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley spoke with Weld about Special Counsel Rober Mueller's report and which of Trump's policies he opposes.

(Below is a transcript of the NHPR interview.)

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The top strategist for Sen. Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign is working for a likely Republican challenger to President Donald Trump.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld told The Associated Press on Friday that Stuart Stevens is his general consultant as he explores a primary bid against Trump. Stevens joins former New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn, who is working as an adviser to Weld's possible campaign.

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  President Donald Trump might have a Republican challenger in 2020.

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld was in New Hampshire to announce he has launched a presidential exploratory committee. He’s the first Republican to throw a hat at least close to the 2020 ring.