There may come a day when President Barack Obama has to say whether he’d rather hand the keys to the White House to Vice President Joe Biden or former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. That day is not today.
“Not a chance am I going there,” Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews in an interview on Thursday. “Both Hillary and Joe would make outstanding presidents and possess the qualities that are needed.”
“I think Joe Biden will go down in history as one of the best vice presidents ever,” the president went on. “Hillary, I think, will go down in history as one of the finest secretaries of state we’ve ever had.”
“They've got different strengths, but both of them would-- would be outstanding,” he said.
The interview, held at American University, served mostly as a springboard for Obama’s efforts to reconnect with young voters: He urged them to enroll for health insurance under Obamacare, pleaded with them not to let America’s angry politics turn them off, allowed that NSA leaker EdwardRead More »from Hillary? Biden? They’d both be great, Obama says