Conservative Writer and Lawyer David French Eyed for Independent Run, Source Says

French is a writer at the National Review.

The news was first reported by Bloomberg.

Prominent Republican Bill Kristol, who is the editor and founder of the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard, has been actively predicting another person will run.

He currently lives and works in Columbia, Tennessee, according to his biography at the National Review. He did not immediately respond to request for comment from ABC News.