Clinton was holding a rally in Decorah with less than a week left before the first-in-the-nation caucuses when she was asked about the possibility of nominating the 44th president to the high court should she become the 45th.
As Written By Ben Kamisar for The Hill:
While on the campaign trail in Iowa on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton said it would be “a great idea” to nominate President Obama to the Supreme Court one day.
“Wow, what a great idea. Nobody has ever suggested that to me,” she said. “He may have a few other things to do.”
Obama graduated from Harvard Law, the alma mater of a majority of the sitting justices on the court, and served as the first black editor of the Harvard Law Review. There have been rumors of him teaching at Columbia Law School after he leaves office, but nothing has been confirmed.
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