Hillary Clinton: No Second Term In Obama White House, And No Pres. Run

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that she will not serve in a second term of the Obama administration — and she also does not want to be president, the office for which she narrowly lost the Democratic nomination to Obama in 2008 after she had previously been the frontrunner.

Key quote:

Q- Would you like to be president of the United States

No

Q- Why not?

Because I have the best job I could ever have. This is a moment in history where it is almost hard to catch your breath. There are both the tragedies and disasters that we have seen from Haiti to Japan and there are the extraordinary opportunities and challenges that we see right here in Egypt and in the rest of the region. So I want to be part of helping to represent the United States at this critical moment in time, to do everything I can in support of the president and our government and the people of our country to stand for our values and our ideals, to stand up for our security, which has to remain first and foremost in my mind and to advance America’s interests. And there isn’t anything that I can imagine doing after this that would be as demanding, as challenging or rewarding.

Q- President of the United States?

You know, I had a wonderful experience running and I am very proud of the support I had and very grateful for the opportunity, but I’m going to be, you know, moving on.

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