Clinton asked if she'd be Bloomberg's vice president: 'Oh no'

Clinton asked if she'd be Bloomberg's vice president: 'Oh no'
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Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Some Democrats worry rising crime will cost them The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats await Manchin decision on voting rights bill Supreme Court battle could wreak havoc with Biden's 2020 agenda MORE on Tuesday quashed rumors she would consider being former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's vice presidential running mate.

"Oh no," Clinton said when asked the question during a Vocero interview while in Puerto Rico for a Clinton Global Initiative event. "I'm just waiting and watching as this plays out. I will support whoever the nominee is." 

Matt DrudgeMatthew (Matt) Nathan DrudgeMonica Lewinsky signs production deal with 20th TV Edie Falco to play Hillary Clinton in Clinton impeachment series Drudge congratulates Warnock, says Ann Coulter should have been GOP candidate MORE first reported on Saturday that Bloomberg was considering Clinton as his running mate, but the story was not confirmed, according to Fox News. The Bloomberg campaign replied to these reports saying, "We are focused on the primary and the debate, not VP speculation."


Earlier this month, Clinton went on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, stating that she would "never say never" in response to DeGeneres's question asking if she would consider being a candidate's running mate.

She later clarified in the interview, "I never say never because I do believe in serving my country — but it's not going to happen," referring to when she twice denied President Obama's request to appoint her as secretary of State.

Last November, Clinton told the BBC that "many, many, many people" were urging her to consider running for president again, adding, "I, as I say, never, never, never say never. ... But as of this moment, sitting here in this studio talking to you, that is absolutely not in my plans," according to the Fox News report.