August 24: Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell

Event Details

August 24

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Two prominent Never-Trumper Republicans discuss “Swing” Voters–Where Does the Balance of Power Lie?

About This Event

Sarah Longwell

Longwell is publisher of The Bulwark. She is also the President and CEO of Longwell Partners, a Washington, DC communications firm. Before November 2019, she was the Communications Director and a Senior Vice President at Berman and Company.

Longwell is a prominent voice in the Never Trump movement. She heads Republicans for the Rule of Law, which advocated for the impeachment and removal of Trump in 2019.

Longwell was the first female member of the Board of the Log Cabin Republicans and, later, Chairman of the Board. (Log Cabin Republicans are LGBT Republicans and straight allies who support equality under the law for all, free markets, individual liberty, limited government, and a strong national defense.) . Longwell was instrumental in persuading the Log Cabin Republicans to refrain from endorsing 2016 Republican presidential candidate Trump. In 2019 the group endorsed Trump for re-election and Longwell resigned as board chair.

Longwell is a frequent guest on CNN and other news providers and is a popular blogger and podcaster (The Focus Group with Sarah Longwell).

Bill Kristol

William Kristol is an American political analyst and commentator. He was the editor and publisher of the political magazine The Weekly Standard and a former Fox News political analyst until friction with Fox News Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes caused him to switch to the news division of ABC, where he is a political analyst. Prior to his career in journalism, Kristol was a Professor of Political Philosophy at Harvard University, where he received is BA, MA and PhD.

Kristol served as Chief of Staff in the George HW Bush Administration. He is a frequent commentator on several networks including CNN, Kristol is now editor-at-large of The Bulwark. He is a founder and director of the advocacy organization Defending Democracy Together — responsible for such projects as Republicans for the Rule of Law, Republican Voters Against Trump and Republicans Against Putin, and has been associated with many conservative think tanks. Kristol is also known as a never-Trumper .