April 2nd, 2008
05:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Richardson: I never promised Clintons

(CNN) – New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson on Wednesday sharply disputed Bill Clinton's reported claim that Richardson promised to endorse Hillary Clinton's bid for the White House.

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– CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney


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  1. dani

    Don't worry Bill Clinton, from what the hispanic community has said, they will not support Obama and didn't like what Richardson did. Besides, just before endorsing Obama, he changed his look to make himself look more hispanic. – What a joke

    April 2, 2008 11:38 pm at 11:38 pm |
  2. bill pike

    FACT: the clinton's lie about their lies that they lied about, but when you are under fire lies happen.

    April 2, 2008 11:43 pm at 11:43 pm |
  3. UncleSnake

    I will make my prediction: Richardson will be the vice presidential runningmate for Obama.

    Lets see if I'm right!

    April 2, 2008 11:43 pm at 11:43 pm |
  4. Kimberly

    Stop glorifying yourself Richardson... you never got any votes. Have some respect for our former President!

    April 2, 2008 11:46 pm at 11:46 pm |
  5. mary jo

    Bill Richardson is his own man .. and I admire that in a person ..

    he won't be bullied.!!!

    April 2, 2008 11:47 pm at 11:47 pm |
  6. Unshrub

    Unless you are there, how do you know it is Richardson whom is doing the lying?

    April 2, 2008 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm |
  7. Ronnie Lopez in South Texas

    All Bill Clinton can claim credit for is the fact that he recognized a person worthy of a chance. Nothing more, nothing less....Bill Richardson did what Bill and Hillary Clinton are incapable of doing–putting America before themselves.

    April 2, 2008 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm |
  8. Kimberly

    Hillary Or McCain 2008...No Cult Member for President!

    April 2, 2008 11:49 pm at 11:49 pm |
  9. James Bond

    Democrats suck!

    April 2, 2008 11:49 pm at 11:49 pm |
  10. nidia

    why do people get surprised when the Clintons lie? That's all they know.

    April 2, 2008 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm |
  11. philly_jack

    Mr. Richardson read my lips, YOU DID THE RIGHT THING!

    April 2, 2008 11:57 pm at 11:57 pm |
  12. treeesq

    As the Arkansas Bar and the federal court in Little Rock already know, the fact that Bill Clinton is a liar is very old news.

    April 2, 2008 11:58 pm at 11:58 pm |
  13. Genevieve Fraser

    The Clintons are acting like spoiled brats with big egos and a strong sense of entitlement. Bill Richardson chose to support the grown-up – Obama!

    April 2, 2008 11:59 pm at 11:59 pm |
  14. UNITER 08

    Screw you CNN. Bunch of pussies

    April 3, 2008 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  15. Ray

    Remember, Obama has very close relationship with his pastor, Wright. He will lose November election.

    April 3, 2008 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  16. vincie

    if hillary clinton wins the popular vote and the swing states have her beating mccain, and delegates change their minds and vote for clinton, than you would go along with the delegates voting for hillary. i think not. you obama supporters are a work of art.

    April 3, 2008 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  17. rick k

    Maybe if Hillary won the nomination for president Monica might answer the phone asking for Bill again. Rick K

    April 3, 2008 12:01 am at 12:01 am |
  18. cvr924

    Good riddens. He proved he's just another opportunist looking for his next meal ticket. He's totally Spineless......

    Another media elected president amazing....

    April 3, 2008 12:01 am at 12:01 am |
  19. Hillary TheLiar

    Hillary sucks.

    April 3, 2008 12:02 am at 12:02 am |
  20. Nancy from Minneapolis

    I have lost respect for Bill Richardson due to his handling of his endorsement. Not only is he "loyalty challenged," his rationale for endorsing Obama seems immature and shallow.

    April 3, 2008 12:02 am at 12:02 am |
  21. Shirley, Silicon Valley, CA

    Wise choice, Bill Richardson!

    Like you, we have had enough of the Clintons!

    Obama is the best candidate for the US President.

    April 3, 2008 12:07 am at 12:07 am |
  22. Mark C

    I would have posted sooner but I had to avoid the sniper fire. LOL!!

    Leave Richardson a alone, what has he done to you? kicked your dog or cat? stole your car? slept with your spouse? No. So what if he endorsed Obama. This has nothing to with price of potatoes in China?

    If you vote for McCain because you don't like the one of the other candidates then please don't stick us with that clown and his selections to the supreme court.

    April 3, 2008 12:08 am at 12:08 am |
  23. Tazz

    The most troubling aspect of all this is the Clintons sense of entitlement. They will do and say whatever is necessary to get back in that White House…. scary.

    Thank you Gov. Richardson for standing up for the rest of us.

    April 3, 2008 12:14 am at 12:14 am |
  24. Kyu Reisch, Radcliff, Kentucky

    Bill Richardson is a clown, a back stabber, betrayer and cunning guy.
    Don't worry, he will realize what did he do wrong. Obama will never make nominee, because Dems know Obama will not win at General Election. Dems had twice failure, this time they will not make another mistake. They know Hillary is the only person can beat McCain easily.
    Pay attention Pennsylvania 22 April Election, next Indiana, NC, WV, KY,OR. MT and SD, I can't wait. Go Hillary, you are the CHAMPION.

    April 3, 2008 12:20 am at 12:20 am |
  25. Grandma

    But did Hillary Clinton really 'win' New Mexico? Seems I read articles about possible fraud–vote boxes going home w/election officials then counted the next day?

    Googled 2008 Primary Fraud and found links to articles about primary fraud in several other states, too!

    April 3, 2008 12:27 am at 12:27 am |
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