A man featured in Hillary Clinton's launch ad wants Democratic candidates to challenge Clinton in the primary. He made the comment this morning in an interview with CBS:
The CBS reporter asked, "Do you want more Democratic candidates in the field?"
"Yes," said the Iowa man featured in Hillary's ad. "I think it's better for the candidates, better for the voters to get the whole array of opinions, and I think it's better for Iowa."
Here's the transcript:
REPORTER: "What do you think about the way she announced her campaign?"
REPORTER: "I know you liked it."
IOWA VOTER SEAN BAGNIEWSKI: "I liked it a lot."
REPORTER: "Attorney Sean Bagniewski was in the video along with his wife and his dog."
REPORTER: "He says it was filmed a month and a half ago. And is he still eating the trash?"
BAGNIEWSKI: "He still is."
REPORTER: "Bagniewski has been a Clinton fan since fifth grade. but he still hopes other Democrats get in the race, including former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb. Do you want more Democratic candidates in the field?"
BAGNIEWSKI: "Yes. I think it's better for the candidates, it’s better for the voters to get the whole array of opinions and I think it's better for Iowa."
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a possible Republican presidential candidate, made the case that immigration policy should "protect"American workers and wages. Walker made the comments in an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity:
Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, a supporter of the Ready for Hillary super PAC, threatened Martin O'Malley that he "better watch it" in the presidential race. Why? Because, Granholm said she "was thinking that he might make a nice member of a President Clinton administration."
The implication of Granholm's comment is that if O'Malley crosses Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, he will not get a plum administration posting under President Hillary Clinton.
Al Gore is "gaining steam" in the presidential race, stated a report last night from Fox News. Watch Peter Doocy's report on Bret Baier's Special Report:
"With Hillary Clinton's recent troubles comes renewed speculation about who might challenge her for the Democratic presidential nomination," reported Baier. "Tonight, one possibility you probably have not considered."
Speaking with Bill Kristol, longtime Bill Clinton aide Paul Begala said he wishes Hillary Clinton "had a really tough primary challenge." But, he admits, it's not likely this time around:
"On my side, you know, the press will try to pretend there's a fight. It would be better if Hillary had a fight. I'd rather she had a really tough primary challenge. I just don't see it coming," Begala said.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett was asked this morning in an interview whether he'd still bet money on Hillary Clinton being the next president of the United States. Yes, he said, he still think it's "very likely" she'll be the next president. But he warned in the CNBC interview: "things could always happen in politics, including illnesses or something of the sort."