John Gregg, Valley News editor host a presidential candidate forum with Republican Bill Weld 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11 in White River Junction at Hartford High School.
“The President wants to be reappointed,” GOP presidential hopeful @GovBillWeld says about Pres. Trump and the 2020 election.
“He looks like he would rather be a king than a president who had to work to earn and preserve the trust of the American people”
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Former Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks he can beat the president in the Republican primaries.
Boston, MA Governor Bill Weld will be touring diners in Western New Hampshire on Saturday, May 11th, followed by a Town Hall in White River, Vermont. “As a native of neighboring Massachusetts, I know that New Hampshire voters pick Presidents and they want to get up close and personal with their candidates,” said Weld. “I look forward to meeting Republican primary voters and explaining why we need honorable, Reaganesque leadership in the White House.”
This tour is Weld’s first visit to Western New Hampshire during the 2020 campaign. Governor Weld will discuss Donald Trump’s continued Nixonian lawlessness. He also looks forward to explaining his positive vision for an inclusive Republican Party that takes on the real challenges facing America.
All events are open press.
Saturday, May 11th
11:00 AM: The Lebanon Diner
24 Hanover Street
Lebanon, NH 03766
11:45 AM: Shyrl’s Diner
31 Main Street
West Lebanon, NH 03784
12:30 PM: Four Aces Diner
23 Bridge Street
West Lebanon, NH 03784
Town Hall hosted by Vermont Digger and the Lebanon Valley News
3:00 PM: Hartford High School Gymnasium
37 Highland Avenue
White River Junction, VT
Press Release: Gov. Bill Weld Answers RNC Chair’s Question About Why Any Republican Would Run Against “This Guy”
Boston I am not surprised to learn that Robert Mueller notified AG Barr that his 4-page letter to Congress mischaracterized “the context, nature, and substance” of the report. The second volume of the special counsel’s report clearly laid out the case for multiple occasions of obstruction of justice by the President.AG Barr has erred in both his opinion that the President could not be indicted and in his clear attempt to frame a narrative that favors and protects the President.
The 2000 opinion by the Office of Legal Counsel, whose job description is to give advice to the President personally, did not take into consideration that the U.S. Constitution says that a President remains liable to indictment, prosecution and punishment after he leaves office.This Constitutional provision would be rendered meaningless if a President could totally and permanently escape indictment simply by being re-elected, which would allow him to coast past the five-year statute of limitations for federal crimes.It almost seems that the Attorney General took insufficient account of the unanimous 1974 decision of the United States Supreme Court in United States vs. Nixon, holding that the President of the United States is notabove the law.
No man is above the law. Our nation is built on the principle that we are all equal before Lady Justice, including the President of the United States.
Given the evidence laid out by Mr. Mueller, had I been in his place, I would have pursued an indictment of the President of the United States for obstruction of Justice.
Fmr. @GovBillWeld is running against Trump for the GOP 2020 nomination and tells @secupp he could “start Monday in the Oval Office.”
Boston, MA This morning, Republican Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts, Governor Bill Weld weighed in on the Mueller Report in an appearance on MSNBC with Stephanie Ruhle.
“This man is a one-man crime wave,” he said. “He instructed senior legal officials, senior national security, senior intelligence officials to lie, he actively sought out and suborned perjury. That is obstruction of justice and the President is fortunate that in substance Bob Mueller gave him a mulligan."
Governor Weld continued, “The House should have a full airing of everything that Mr. Mueller found...The last thing that Mr. Mueller said in the report was to charge the President you would need evidence of corrupt intent. What would be evidence of corrupt intent? Well, if the President tried to limit or stop investigation of him or his family to avoid embarrassment or criminal exposure, that would be massive evidence of criminal intent. Well, that’s exactly what the 60 previous pages of the report demonstrated.”
See the entire interview here
Bill Weld was appointed to the Department of Justice by President Ronald Reagan, where he served for seven years.Read more
"Confidence in our leaders and in our institutions is at the heart of our democracy. That confidence has been shaken.
"It is essential that Special Counsel Bob Mueller come before Congress and address the validity of his report that has been redacted and released. Is this the report he issued? Are these the conclusions to which he came or has the report been altered in any way? Was he pressured to remove or change anything?
"I resigned from the Justice Department in 1988 when I felt strongly that the actions of the Justice Department betrayed the confidence of the American people and threatened confidence in our institutions and rule of law. It is long past time for those in positions of authority to similarly stand up and take action. No American and no President is above the law and can attempt to obstruct justice without consequence.
"I have known Bob Mueller for over 30 years and I have every confidence in his ability and his integrity."Read more
Boston, MA Governor Bill Weld will deliver an important foreign policy address at the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire titled “What Role Should America Play in the World Today?” Governor Weld will lay out a vision for a positive, unifying approach to America’s relationship with nations around the World.