Hillary seems torn about another White House run

Hillary Clinton is taking heat today for a sarcastic remark she made on Friday, where she teased the moderator of a discussion for confusing two black Democrats.

But after a pause and some prodding from Swisher, Clinton said, "Well, I'd like to be president".

But after Swisher noted the slight hesitation, Clinton seemed to reconsider her response, saying that a major task of the next Democratic president will be improving the worldwide standing of the United States.

Two-time presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said during a podcast taping in New York City on Saturday that when it comes to 2020, she doesn't want to run but would "like to be president".

"Tweeps, simmer down", she tweeted.


Clinton has become a more visible presence in recent weeks, increasing the number of her public appearances and raising money for Democrats across the country. You could read this, then, as nothing more than Hillary making herself available to work for the next Democratic chief executive in whatever capacity he/she likes. "She's not running. I think it would be pretty damn clear if she was", another longtime confidant added.

"I don't want to go around insulting people". "Mitt Romney is going to the Senate, that's where he's going".

"I know they all look alike", Clinton said nearly instinctively, perhaps making the viewer think the footage may have been doctored because, of course, what former Democratic presidential nominee who was overwhelmingly supported by Black voters would ever say such a thing; especially in public?

But she insisted she would not consider a run until after the November midterm.

Should she mount a third presidential bid, Clinton would be entering a Democratic field crowded with potential contenders, a major shift from 2016, when almost no Democrats were eager to challenge her. And why not - the racially loaded quip was unscripted and seemed far more genuine than Clinton's previous attempts at humor, from reacting to the murder of Libya's ruler with "We came, we saw, he died!" in 2011 to the cringe-worthy "How about Pokemon Go-to-the-polls?" during the 2016 campaign. I mean we have confused everybody in the world, including ourselves. "I'm just going to wait and watch what happens".


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