A rumor that’s been floating the seven seas for half a year now
Reuters is reporting three sources have confirmed that Hillary Clinton has been in talks with the White House to leave the Department of State to take the job as head of the World Bank, replacing Robert Zoellick. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the reports are “totally wrong,” and a Clinton spokesperson denies that she is interested in the job or has had contact with the White House.
Revelations of the discussions could hurt Clinton’s efforts as America’s top diplomat if she is seen as a lame duck in the job at a time of great foreign policy challenges for the Obama administration.
Here is a video report from June, 2011.