Chelsea Clinton: Politics a 'definite maybe' in the future

Chelsea Clinton: Politics a 'definite maybe' in the future
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Chelsea Clinton on Monday indicated she has not ruled out an eventual run for office, referring to politics as a "definite maybe" in the future. 

Clinton added the move is a "definite no now" during an event at the Edinburgh international book festival, where she is promoting her new children's book about activism, according to The Guardian.

"At the federal level, as much as I abhor so much of what President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE is doing, I have a great amount of gratitude for what my congresswoman and my senators are doing to try to stop him at every point,” Clinton said, referring to Rep. Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher MaloneyNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Nurses union warns of shortage in protective gear amid new coronavirus surge Media, entertainment groups press Congress to provide pandemic risk insurance MORE (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerTrump may be DACA participants' best hope, but will Democrats play ball? Pompeo: US 'certainly looking at' ban on Chinese social media apps like TikTok Russian bounties revive Trump-GOP foreign policy divide MORE (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDemocratic lawmakers call for expanding, enshrining LGBTQ rights The Hill's 12:30 Report: Fauci 'aspirationally hopeful' of a vaccine by winter The Hill's Morning Report - Officials crack down as COVID-19 cases soar MORE (D-N.Y.).

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“I think my family ... is being really well represented," she said. "But if that were to change, if my city councilor were to retire, if my congresswoman were to retire, my senators, and I thought that I could make a positive impact, then I think I would really have to ask my answer to that question [of whether to run for office]."

“For me it’s a definite no now but it’s a definite maybe in the future because who knows what the future is going to bring?” she added.

Clinton is the daughter of former President Clinton and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSusan Collins signals she won't campaign against Biden Cuccinelli says rule forcing international students to return home will 'encourage schools to reopen' Clinton labels ICE decision on international students 'cruel' and 'unnecessary' MORE. She often speaks out against the Trump administration and the president himself.

"I’m outraged every day by something our president has done or said or left undone or neglected, or who he has recently bullied on Twitter or television," Clinton said on Monday. 

“For me, sometimes, I think I’m just so fundamentally my mother’s daughter that I’m far more outraged by the Trump administration ripping children away from their families at the border and not having reunified those children with their families now for months, than I am about anything he has ever done to my families,” she said, referring to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy which resulted in the separation of more than 2,500 migrant children from their parents at the southern border.