Bill Weld 2020 presidential campaign
|Weld 2020 Presidential Campaign Committee, Inc.|
|Campaign||2020 United States presidential election (Republican primaries)|
Governor of Massachusetts (1991-1997)
|Status||Announced exploratory committee: February 15, 2019|
Announced: April 15, 2019
|Key people||R. J. Lyman|
|Slogan||America Deserves Better|
On February 15, 2019, former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld announced the formation of an exploratory committee to think about running for the Republican nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election. On April 15, 2019 Weld officially announced he would be running for President, challenging incumbent Donald Trump.
He appeared on both Bloomberg News and MSNBC's Morning Joe the next day on February 19, 2019. On Morning Joe, he bashed Donald Trump as President, with a focus especially on what he labeled bad foreign policy in regards largely to North Korea and Russia.
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- "WELD 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE, INC".
- Linskey, Annie; Weigel, David. "Bill Weld, former Mass. governor, to challenge Trump for Republican presidential nomination". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
- Voorhees, Josh (15 February 2019). "The Best-Case Scenario for Bill Weld's 2020 Primary Campaign Against Trump". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
- Brusk, Steve (15 April 2019). "Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020". CNN. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
- Boston Globe: Weld Slams Trump on Morning Joe