In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News’ political newsletter, Bill Weld, who is challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination, says Republicans are abandoning their duty to the Constitution and explains his weird Reese’s Pieces habit.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Four presidential candidates took the stage in Manchester on Sunday to talk about how they would reach across the aisle.
Middlebury saw its first visit from a 2020 presidential candidate on Oct. 16. William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts running against President Donald Trump in the Republican primary, spoke to a crowd of around 40 students in Dana Auditorium in a talk hosted by the Middlebury College Republicans.
The three contenders challenging President Donald Trump for the GOP nomination in 2020 — former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, and former Illinois US Rep. Joe Walsh — shared a stage at the 2019 Politicon in the last weekend of October. There was a lot of talk of Donald Trump. The conversation opened talking about impeachment, the word “traitor” was thrown around, followed by conversations about economic issues and foreign policy.
Bill Weld is now the most prominent Republican candidate in favor of amending the Constitution in order to slow the torrent of big money in American politics.