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Hillary Clinton On Being Asked To Be Vice President: "Never Say Never"


Hillary Clinton told TV host Ellen DeGeneres she would probably say no to being vice president in 2020, adding she turned down then-candidate Sen. Barack Obama twice. On The Thursday broadcast of 'Ellen,' Clinton said she is "under enormous pressure" from "many, many, many people" who want her to jump in the 2020 Democratic primary race.

"I never say never because I believe in serving my country, but it’s never going to happen," she said.

Clinton also praised Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) for voting to impeach Trump on one article of impeachment.

"I'm not surprised, but I was still disappointed that not more of the Republicans were willing to take the stand that Mitt Romney took," Clinton said.

Clinton also spoke about being "emotionally drained" talking about Monica Lewinsky for 20 years and in her new 4-hour Hulu documentary:

CLINTON: It was a really emotionally draining experience to go through it again. But I have to say, once I saw the whole four hours of the documentary, I hope that our talking about this, my willingness to address all of this, really does help other people. There are lessons. There are lessons from my life, our times. People need to be thoughtful about the decisions they make in their own lives. And we should be kinder and more supportive to everybody who makes the best decisions they think they can make.

A lot of the women would say, 'I just can't support her. I don't like her because she stayed with her husband.' And they would say, 'OK, why is that?' And people would talk, but pretty soon they would say, 'You know, that happened to my sister. That happened to my friend.'

I always said everybody needs to make the best decision for you and your family, and toward the end of the film, one of the people who's both a friend and worked in my campaigns said, 'You know, it's such a strange conversation, because some of the very same people who would say, "I could never support her," would say, literally in the next breath, "But I love her husband. I love Bill Clinton."' Well, I do too.

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