Trump challenger: 'All bets are off' if I win New Hampshire primary

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldRalph Gants, chief justice of Massachusetts supreme court, dies at 65 The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden visits Kenosha | Trump's double-voting suggestion draws fire | Facebook clamps down on election ads Biden picks up endorsements from nearly 100 Republicans MORE (R) said Tuesday that his path to supplant President TrumpDonald TrumpGiuliani used provisional ballot to vote in 2020 election, same method he disparaged in fighting to overturn results Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Fox News' DC managing editor Bill Sammon to retire MORE as the Republican nominee in 2020 goes through a primary victory in New Hampshire.

Weld told CNN's "New Day" that were he to find victory in the early primary state, "all bets are off" for the remainder of the GOP primary.

Weld is the only prominent Republican to announce a bid against Trump in the primary so far.


"My aim is to win the New Hampshire primary and if that happens, I think all bets are off. That's never happened," Weld said Tuesday.

"I think this is doable, based on what I hear on the ground in New Hampshire," he added to CNN. "I've been talking to many more voters than Mr. Trump is up there."

Weld announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination earlier this year after he was former New Mexico Gov. Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonOn The Trail: Making sense of Super Poll Sunday Polarized campaign leaves little room for third-party hopefuls The Memo: Trump retains narrow path to victory MORE's vice presidential nominee on the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential ticket.

A poll released last month by CNN and the University of New Hampshire found Weld polling at 7 percent in the state GOP primary, while Trump held the support of 86 percent of GOP primary voters.