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

Lanny Davis said on Wednesday he would advise Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump rallies in Nevada amid Supreme Court flurry: 'We're gonna get Brett' Trump: 'Good news' that Obama is campaigning again Trump boosts Heller, hammers 'Wacky Jacky' opponent in Nevada 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 ClintonTrump, GOP regain edge in Kavanaugh battle Presidential approval: It's the economy; except when it's not Hypocrisy in Kavanaugh case enough to set off alarms in DC 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 TrumpTrump rallies in Nevada amid Supreme Court flurry: 'We're gonna get Brett' Trump: 'Good news' that Obama is campaigning again Trump boosts Heller, hammers 'Wacky Jacky' opponent in Nevada MORE's former fixer, Michael Cohen, last week. 

— Julia Manchester