Hmm: Bill Kristol to speak at ‘must-show’ event for presidential contenders in NH

Hmm: Bill Kristol to speak at ‘must-show’ event for presidential contenders in NH

[Ed. – It’s really early days for this, folks.  Jeff Flake will be there too.  There is zero chance of either of them making headway against a Trump candidacy in 2020.  Possibly more interesting is the news that Elizabeth Warren has bowed out of this date with eggs in New Hampshire.  I don’t see her defeating Trump in a general, but I think she’d be a vote-getter for Democrats in some of the big blue states.  There’s really no one else on the horizon who would.  On the other hand, she wouldn’t do that well in, say, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, or Florida.]

Could Kristol be moving toward a 2020 run?

Bill Kristol, one of the most high-profile “Never Trumpers,” has dropped a few hints that he might be willing to challenge Donald Trump in 2020.

The former White House staffer will speak Wednesday at a New Hampshire event that boasts of featuring almost every big presidential candidate in the last 20 years. The “Politics and Eggs” forum hosted President Trump twice before he won the election. …

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The founder of The Weekly Standard has stuck to his guns in opposing Trump even as many other “Never Trumpers” came around to some of the president’s unconventional goals and methods. He has said that he continues to be surprised at how many top conservatives, including congressmen, ended up backing the president.

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