Bill Kristol to speak at NH event that typically hosts potential presidential candidates

Bill Kristol to speak at NH event that typically hosts potential presidential candidates
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Weekly Standard editor and conservative commentator Bill Kristol will visit New Hampshire this week for an event often featuring presidential hopefuls. 

Kristol will appear Wednesday at the “Politics & Eggs” event, organized by the New England Council and Saint Anselm College.

The breakfast typically hosts prospective presidential candidates leading up to presidential primary seasons. New Hampshire hosts the national's first primary.


President TrumpDonald John TrumpThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE spoke at the event in January of 2014, before he declared his candidacy.

Kristol has been a frequent and vocal critic of Trump since the former real estate mogul campaigned for president. Kristol recruited challengers to Trump during the 2016 race, and has continued to criticize his rhetoric and policies since he took office. 

Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeKelly, McSally virtually tied in Arizona Senate race: poll The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Nareit — White House cheers Republicans for storming impeachment hearing GOP senators frustrated with Romney jabs at Trump MORE (R-Ariz.), another vocal critic of Trump’s, will speak at the “Politics & Eggs” event scheduled for Friday.

Flake, who is retiring when his term ends this year, said Sunday he believes a Republican should challenge Trump in the 2020 election. Flake has said it’s not in his plans to run for president, but hasn’t ruled out a bid.

“The Republican Party is the Trump party right now. But that’s not to say it will stay that way,” Flake said Sunday.

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