More Than ‘Likable Enough’: Obama and Clinton Interview

The president sat down with outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in his first joint interview with anyone other than his wife. 


During the 2008 primary campaign, then-Sen. Barack Obama called then-Sen. Hillary Clinton “likable enough” in a not-quite-enthusiastic compliment. Four-plus years later, a joint 60 Minutes interview that aired last night showed just how much things have changed.

Although the two denied that the political “tea leaves” should be read as an endorsement by the president of a Clinton run for the White House, they minced no words about their respect and admiration for each other. “I’m going to miss her,” Obama said of his outgoing secretary of state. Wish she were sticking around.

Read more at the Washington Post.