Former president Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonWith Ryan out, let’s blow up the process for selecting the next Speaker When Barbara Bush praised Bill Clinton, and Clinton praised the man she loved Meet the Democratic sleeper candidate gunning for Senate in Nebraska MORE will swear in Bill de Blasio as Mayor of New York City on Wednesday, de Blasio’s transition team announced Saturday.

Former secretary of State and possible presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton takes swipe at 'false equivalency' in media coverage of 2016 election Former presidents, first ladies come together to honor Barbara Bush Romney: Parts of Comey book read 'too much like a novel’ MORE will also attend the ceremony, with her husband.

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The Clintons have long ties to de Blasio. The mayor-elect was a regional director at the Department of Housing and Urban Development during Bill Clinton’s presidency and served as campaign manager for Hillary’s successful Senate bid in 2000.

De Blasio said in a statement Saturday that he is "honored" the Clintons will be in attendance.

“Wednesday’s ceremony will be an event for every New Yorker from all five boroughs, and Chirlane and I couldn’t be more excited to have President Clinton and Secretary Clinton stand with us.” 

Many political observers see de Blasio as leading a liberal resurgence in the Democratic Party, a trend that Hillary — seen as more centrist — might want to connect herself to ahead of a presidential run.

In October, she headlined a fundraiser for de Blasio's mayoral campaign that raised more than $1 million.

In an hour-long ceremony, Clinton will swear in the 109th mayor of New York with a Bible once owned by former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.