Conservative editor considering lawyer for independent White House bid: Bloomberg

Trump Doesn't Want an Independent in the Race — Unless It's Him
Trump Doesn't Want an Independent in the Race — Unless It's Him

WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) - Conservative commentator Bill Kristol is considering choosing David French, a staff writer with National Review magazine and a constitutional lawyer, to run as an independent presidential candidate against Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday.

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Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard, has expressed disappointment that Trump has likely secured the Republican nomination and said he has been searching for an alternative candidate.

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(Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)