Obama Won’t Back Hillary in Democratic Primary Race


obamaPresident Obama will not endorse a Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential primary race, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said today.

“That’s not our job,” McDonough said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “That’s the job of the party to make those decisions and then they’ll take a look at the agendas and the positions of those candidates.”

McDonough said that Obama, in the final 11 months of his presidency, will wait until voters pick a nominee, as he has in the past.

“When the nominee will be set, then the president will be out there,” McDonough said.

Obama undoubtedly will back a fellow Democrat — either front-running Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley. Read more.

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