Clinton Formally Resigns As Secretary Of State

Hillary Clinton on the Hill Clinton formally resigns as secretary of state

WASHINGTON (Official Wire) — Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as America’s 67th secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited.

In a letter sent to President Barack Obama shortly before she was to leave the State Department for the last time in her official capacity, Clinton thanked her former foe for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination for the opportunity to serve in his administration. Clinton said it had been an honor to be part of his Cabinet.

“I am more convinced than ever in the strength and staying power of America’s global leadership and our capacity to be a force for good in the world,” she said in the letter.

Her resignation will be effective on the swearing-in of her successor, John Kerry, who was to take the oath of office in a private ceremony later Friday.

Clinton pushed through a throng of American foreign service workers who clamored for handshakes and smartphone photos with her and gave an emotional goodbye speech.

Read more at Official Wire. By Bradley Klapper.

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Comments

  1. Now put her in front of Issa's congressional investigation panel, have her take an oath to tell the truth and to be sure, strap a lie detector on her. Maybe we can get a semblance of some truth ot of her concerning Benghazi.

  2. Good I hope we never have to look at that ugly mug of hers ever again she will have to live with all the murders she has comited she makes me sick I hope her days are so bad she has to hide and cant face anyone God will get her she might get away with it here but you just wait

  3. robert c grunau says:

    good riddance

  4. The group of liers gets larger

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