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.


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