While speaking at a marketing conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton was asked by an interviewer: “What’s your plan? Are you going to do it? You can announce it here if you’d like.’’ Clinton is considered the front-runner for the Demoratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election.
Her response, via Reuters:
"I'm actually here trying to get some marketing advice," Clinton quipped, before adding: "I am obviously flattered and deeply honored to have people ask me and people encourage me. And I am thinking about it, but I am going to continue to think about it for a while," she said to cheers from the audience. Part of it is because the hard questions are not: 'Do you want to be president? Can you win?' The hard questions are why. 'Why would you want to do this and what can you offer that could make a difference?'"
Here’s video of her comments, via NBC.
Clinton has received plenty of questions about her intentions for the 2016 race, but she’s continuously deflected them during the past few months. In fact, a decision may not be coming soon, according to Clinton.
"I am not going to make a decision for a while because, you know, I am actually enjoying my life. I am actually having fun doing ordinary things like seeing my friends and going on long walks and playing with our dogs."Austin Tedesco can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at @Tedescau.