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

Lanny Davis said on Wednesday he would advise Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonForget the spin: Five unrefuted Mueller Report revelations Former senators launching effort to help Dems win rural votes Biden's announcement was a general election message, says political analyst 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 ClintonDemocrats are playing voters on their fantasies for impeachment George Conway backs up Clinton on Mueller report: 'If she's with the Constitution, I'm with her' Top Dem: Supreme Court has 'no role' in impeachment 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 TrumpForget the spin: Five unrefuted Mueller Report revelations Lara Trump: Merkel admitting migrants 'one of the worst things that ever happened to Germany' Financial satisfaction hits record high: survey MORE's former fixer, Michael Cohen, last week. 

— Julia Manchester