viernes, 6 de junio de 2008

Encuentro privado en DC

Barack Obama y Hillary Clinton mantuvieron anoche una reunión privada en Washington DC. No ha trascendido de qué hablaron, pero el encuentro coincide con los intentos por aliviar la presión que el candidato está sufriendo para que lleve a Hillary en su candidatura. Clinton, Obama meet privately in Washington

(...) Hillary Rodham Clinton met late Thursday with Barack Obama, a day after saying she would end her quest for the Democratic nomination and endorse the Illinois senator.

"Senator Clinton and Senator Obama met tonight and had a productive discussion about the important work that needs to be done to succeed in November," their campaigns said in joint statement.

(...) The meeting followed Clinton's disavowal hours earlier of efforts by some supporters who have urged Obama to choose her as his running mate. The push-back came a day after the former first lady said she would end her quest for the Democratic nomination and endorse the Illinois senator.

"She is not seeking the vice presidency, and no one speaks for her but her," communications director Howard Wolfson said. "The choice here is Senator Obama's and his alone."

Clinton was planning an event in Washington Saturday to thank supporters and urge them to back Obama's candidacy. But as she was bowing out of the race, supporters in Congress and elsewhere were ramping up a campaign to pressure him to put her on the ticket in the No. 2 spot.

Bob Johnson, the billionaire founder of Black Entertainment Television and a Clinton supporter, sent a letter to the Congressional Black Caucus Wednesday urging the group to encourage Obama to choose Clinton as his vice presidential pick. He said he was doing so with her blessing. (...)

3 comentarios:

Hamlet Otáñez dijo...

Cómo interpretas la visita de John Edwards al Pte Zapatero de España. Es una iniciativa individual para "ponerse en lista" o va por encargo de Obama?

Antxon G. dijo...


Anónimo dijo...

¿Y la de Bill Richardson?