Streams

Clinton Won't Seek Second Term

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 03:00 PM

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations September 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty)

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN's Wolf Blitzer today that she would not serve a second term if Obama is reelcted. In a transcript of the conversation, which aired on Wednesday's program the Situation Room, Clinton said she would not seek future political office.

Q- If the president is reelected, do you want to serve a second term as secretary of state?
A - No
Q- Would you like to serve as secretary of defense? 
A - No 
Q- Would you like to be vice president of the United States? 
A -No 
Q- Would you like to be president of the United States? 
A - No

Clinton has previously expressed that her job at the State Department would be her last in a 'public position,' telling the Washington Post last year that she would likely return to advocacy work, perhaps on behalf of women and children.

Tags:

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Sponsored

About It's A Free Blog

Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of a blog, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.

Supported by

WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public.  Learn more at revsonfoundation.org.

Feeds

Supported by