Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonChelsea Clinton: Trump isn't building public confidence in a vaccine Hillary Clinton launching podcast this month GOP brushes back charges of hypocrisy in Supreme Court fight 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 Diane Rodham ClintonButtigieg stands in as Pence for Harris's debate practice Senate GOP sees early Supreme Court vote as political booster shot Poll: 51 percent of voters want to abolish the electoral college MORE (D-N.Y.) next year. Clinton has said she will not resign her Senate seat until she is confirmed.