Latest William Weld News

Correction: Election 2020-Bill Weld story

Apr. 16, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In a story April 15 about former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former Sen. Jesse Helms represented South Carolina. He represented North Carolina. A corrected version of the story is below: Weld says he is seeking GOP nomination for president...

Weld still thinking of challenging Trump post-Mueller report

Mar. 25, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says the Mueller report hasn't changed his thinking about challenging President Donald Trump in the Republican primary. Weld said Monday during an appearance in Concord, New Hampshire: "I wasn't really counting on the president getting caught in the...

New Hampshire Republicans welcome Trump primary challenge

Mar. 19, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire gave Donald Trump his first presidential primary victory. Some prominent New Hampshire Republicans aren't sure he deserves a second. Steve Duprey, who represents New Hampshire at the Republican National Committee, won't say whether he'll vote for Trump in 2020. Former...

Ex-Romney aide is working for likely GOP challenger to Trump

Mar. 15, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — 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...

Gov. Hogan: No Trump primary challenge without major shift

Feb. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he's not launching a primary challenge against President Donald Trump unless the president's political standing within his own party weakens dramatically. Hogan, who was elected to his second term last fall, has emerged as the new best hope of...