Clinton to ambassadors: Stay put
March 13th, 2012
01:08 PM ET
3 years ago

Clinton to ambassadors: Stay put

Washington (CNN) – The 2012 presidential election is weighing on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's mind, but it's a human resource issue that is her biggest concern.

Addressing U.S. ambassadors from around the world who are back in Washington for a group conference, Clinton asked those whose terms are expected to end this summer or following the elections to stay in their jobs, amid fears that political infighting might make it difficult to replace them before the election.

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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. GROVER NORQUIST IS A ENEMY OF THE STATE

    It will be impossible to get anyone confirmed through Congress this year.

    March 13, 2012 01:19 pm at 1:19 pm |
  2. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    When Obama gets the boot in November all of the leftists he put in these positions should start looking for real jobs as well.

    March 13, 2012 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  3. Sniffit

    "When Obama gets the boot in November all of the leftists he put in these positions should start looking for real jobs as well."

    Yeah, the only ambassadors we need are the good ole boys from Xe/Blackwater and Haliburton! Do you even listen to yourself speak? Or is it all just some sort of autonomic response?

    March 13, 2012 02:02 pm at 2:02 pm |
  4. diridi

    We dearly love you, Hillary. Please be ready to run the show in 2016. Obama12/Hillary16. Period.

    March 13, 2012 02:18 pm at 2:18 pm |
  5. Logic N LA

    It's a sad comentary on our Congress that a statement like this has to be made

    March 13, 2012 02:40 pm at 2:40 pm |