If Hillary Clinton decides to run for president in 2016, she’ll undoubtedly be a “formidable” candidate, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) told reporters Monday at a Chicago event.
“I don’t think there’s any doubt that Secretary Clinton would be a very strong candidate,” McCain said, according to Bloomberg. “I don’t think there’s any doubt she has widespread support. Her work as secretary of state, with the exception of this issue of Benghazi — which isn’t going away — I think has been outstanding. I think she would be viewed by anyone, Republican or Democrat, as a very formidable candidate for 2016.”
McCain, who himself ran for president in 2000 and 2008, added that Vice President Joe Biden could also have a shot at the presidency. Calling Biden a “wonderful guy,” McCain said that it’d be a mistake to rule him “out of this mix.”
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