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Former Mass. Gov. Weld Could Discuss Possible White House Run

Weld will be the featured speaker at "Politics & Eggs" event on Friday

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    Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld is expected to discuss his status as a possible candidate for president this week.

    On Friday, Weld will be the featured speaker at a "Politics & Eggs" event in Bedford, New Hampshire.

    Weld has indicated he may discuss his potential political plans during the Friday morning visit.

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    Weld served as a Republican governor from 1991 until 1997. He later became a Libertarian and ran for vice president on a ticket with former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson in the 2016 election.

    If he decides to launch a run for president as a Republican, he could be Trump's first challenger from within the party.

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