Former US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leaving the door open on 2020, saying that even though she doesn’t want to run again for the White House, “I’d like to be president.”
Clinton made the remarks in a recent interview amid increasing speculation that the former secretary of state might launch another bid for the US presidency after the midterm elections.
“Do you want to run again?” host Kara Swisher asked Clinton, who turned 71 on October 26.
“No,” she replied quickly, but then added, “I’d like to be president.”
She went on to say that “there’s going to be so much work to be done” after a Democrat “hopefully” wins the next presidential election.
“The work would be work that I feel very well prepared for having been in the Senate for eight years, having been a diplomat in the State Department,” she said, listing off the qualifications that she often touted during the 2016 bid which she lost to her Republican…