Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Sunday evening that efforts to recruit a third party challenger to face presumptive nominee Donald Trump have paid off and promised there’s an “impressive” candidate with “a real chance” on deck.
Just a heads up over this holiday weekend: There will be an independent candidate–an impressive one, with a strong team and a real chance.
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) May 29, 2016
But he remained mum on just who that candidate is.
The conservative commentator’s fight against Trump has so far come up short. He said late last month that retired general James Mattis, long viewed as a possible white knight anti-Trump candidate, had ruled out entering the race.