Ex-Bill Clinton lawyer would advise Hillary against running in 2020

Lanny Davis said on Wednesday he would advise Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPapadopoulos's wife wants him to scrap plea deal with Mueller: report FBI chief: I'm trying to bring 'normalcy' in 'turbulent times' Senate Intel chief slams ex-CIA director for timing of claims about Trump-Russia ties MORE against launching another presidential bid. 

“She has so much to give in public service, and for her sake and her family’s sake, she has so much to give in public service, I hope she doesn’t put herself through it again," the former special counsel to President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBill and Hillary Clinton pay tribute to Aretha Franklin Trump, Obamas and Clintons among leaders mourning Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin dies at 76 MORE told Hill TV's Krystall Ball and Buck Sexton on "Rising."

Davis, also a Hill opinion contributor, added that he does not know whether Hillary Clinton is actually considering another run. 

His comments come after writer Michael Goodwin floated the idea that Clinton could be gearing up for a presidential run in 2020 on Saturday in the New York Post

Clinton has been one of the Trump administration's most vocal critics since she suffered a surprising defeat to Trump in 2016. 

She recently slammed the White House's zero tolerance policy that separated families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying fundamental rights "are under assault like never before." 

Davis was hired to join the legal team of President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests 12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes MORE's former fixer, Michael Cohen, last week. 

— Julia Manchester