'Hillary loves being Secretary of State,' says her spokesman

Published: Friday, September 11, 2009, 15:50 [IST]
 

New York, Sep 10(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's spokesman, Philippe Reines, has quashede reports that she might depart prematurely from President Barack Obama's Cabinet to reclaim her US Senate seat.

"It seems that whoever was peddling lies about imminent weddings is now doing the same about jobs. So, let me be Shermanesquely clear: She loves being Secretary of State and isn't running for anything. period," The New York Post quoted Reines, as saying.

A Democrat had pointed out: "President Obama's picks fly in even if they didn't pay their taxes. But, her picks take forever. Plus, she has no real clout over Holbrooke or Mitchell."

It was also reported that Clinton was considering quitting her job to retake her old US Senate seat from New York, which is currently held by Kristin Gillibrand. (ANI)

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