Former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump approval rating sets new low in second quarter: Gallup OPINION | How Democrats stole the nation's lower federal courts Trump legal team spokesman resigns MORE is not interested in taking his wife's seat in the Senate pending her confirmation to become Secretary of State in the Obama administration.

"It's completely false," said Matt McKenna, a spokesman for the former president, to CNN. "President Clinton is excited to expand the work of his foundation which has more than 1,000 staff and volunteers in 44 countries advancing projects on HIV/AIDS, climate change, sustainable economic development and childhood obesity."

New York Governor David Paterson (D) will appoint a successor for Sen. Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump claims Trump Jr. 'openly gave his emails to the media' Trump: Mueller and Sessions should investigate Clinton ties to Russia OPINION | How Chris Christie went from America's straight shooter to Trump's crooked yes-man MORE (D-N.Y.) next year. Clinton has said she will not resign her Senate seat until she is confirmed.