After years of repeating some of Trump's most bigoted claims, the former legislator now says the president is a "racial arsonist who encourages bigotry."
The former Illinois representative urges a new primary challenge for the "reckless" and "incompetent" president.
But he told a New Hampshire audience he’s in no great rush to jump into the 2020 Republican race.
Weld is the first major intra-party challenger against a sitting president since Pat Buchanan took on George H.W. Bush.
The former Massachusetts governor is the first — and so far, only — Republican to challenge the president in the 2020 primaries.
The president remains a king in primary politics.
Republican Morrisey will face Sen. Joe Manchin, a conservative Democrat who has voted for the president's agenda 61 percent of the time.
Some Republicans might think twice before voting to raise middle-class taxes.