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-- Vice President Biden off this weekend after what was gaffe filled week.
My next guest says secretary of state Hillary Clinton has turned down a chance that the vice president -- and -- -- a couple of weeks ago.
Joining us now is the best selling author of the amateur and -- And by the way on the New York Times best seller list for up thirteen straight weeks is number -- this weekend congratulation thank you.
Hillary Clinton does not want to believe.
President Obama's number two.
Now notions wanna be anybody's number two.
She's -- being number two issues Bill Clinton's number 24 years and years she's exhausted.
She wants to rest and more importantly Lou.
If she took this job which by the way has not been officially offered Tehran.
But if it were offered -- she took it and the president one that say and she was on the ticket.
When she doesn't tend to run for president she'd have to defend the record of Barack Obama.
Or she anyway though whoever runs for the Democratic Party will be as was Senator John McCain running in 2008.
He was whether he had to defended outright or as a matter of subtext in the campaign he was.
If you will under that the ages of the bush bush years.
I can hear Hillary.
I can hear the echo of Hillary saying.
Well you know I like to Barack Obama I served as his secretary of state.
Probably -- probably.
He did is good job -- he saw fit but you know I didn't agree on everything.
And I would take the country in a different.
Direction and and likely might but again there is that stubborn.
Reality that after it were to be eight years of Obama.
That would be perhaps very tough -- indeed.
Let let let's turn to the issue of bill plus deaths apparently he plays and sizable role in either the strategizing or the discussions themselves.
-- Lou I've been doing a good deal reporting inside the Clinton camp.
And I can tell you with a great authority based on my sources there.
The Clinton Bill Clinton has been urging his wife to run.
Has been looking or already for a plane from a Clinton donor.
Which he wants the turn into a campaign plane -- 2016.
And is looking for somebody to.
Replace himself as the head of the Clinton Global Initiative.
So he can spend the next four years.
Making Hillary president and getting both of them back into the White House.
I have to think -- I can think of at least two people probably much larger group who must be terribly annoyed listening.
Ed Klein say these things the first for B Vice President Biden are are you saying that you think it's it's all but a done deal that he'll be replaced on the -- No not saying that at all.
I'm saying that there are those inside.
Who were thinking may -- we should consider replacing Biden.
There they did not make that decision but they were certainly consider it.
Are there are events over the course of the next -- now about twenty days -- That would that would prompt President Obama to perhaps look seriously.
-- replacing Joseph Biden or in your judgment -- to the -- your knowledge branches already moved there.
I think if things got desperate.
If the people inside the Obama campaign I'm talking about Michelle Obama now.
Talking about Valerie Jarrett talking about David -- who are they thought that the needle were really moving against.
Obama I think he would seriously consider it.
I even think you might go so far as to call up Bill Clinton say you know we as a team have to put pressure on Hillary to take.
This you know as you and I are having this discussion.
Had no public event.
-- -- or meeting on his calendar today.
Vice President Biden often Delaware for an extended weekend.
Jay Carney the white house press spokesperson.
Nowhere to be found to -- today are this is an eerie coincidence given.
In the background yes or whether the White House -- noise but it is a background and the principal voice and that is jurors what do you make up.
Well you know I got a call today from somebody said there's going to be a secret meeting this weekend.
About -- Obama Biden and Hillary I checked into that that's not true.
But all of these conspiracy theories are are swirling around.
I think the Obama administration.
Is now in a period of re assessing.
Their strategy rethinking.
How they should.
Coordinate this wonderfully.
Mitt Romney Ryan first week.
Out on the trail.
Is not quite yet by one day week on the trail.
Is James Rosen reported 120000.
New contributors and there is an energy and and and aggressiveness now.
On the part of the Republican ticket that certainly was not there until Ryan joined it.
Would you say right now the Obama ticket is on its -- I do think well -- yields may be a little bit an exaggeration.
Taken aback let's put it that way.
I think it's amazing to look at commitment after I was surprised at.
The get Romney of this week and a -- -- -- last week.
He's come alive the man looks like you've got steel in his spine and he really seems to be energized by this Ryan ticket.
As we're always reminded one week never Mexican citizens who but it does make some -- of significant.
-- Good to have you with us thank you.