Transcript: Clinton and Giuliani

CLINTON: Well, actually, George, we've been making progress. I think when we started there were way more than 100 -- I don't remember the exact number. We have a dedicated group led by Ambassador Dan Fried, who has literally traveled the world making arrangements for detainees to be transferred to countries willing to accept them. And we are making progress. There's a large group of detainees from Yemen that posed some specific security issues that have to be addressed. But we are making progress.

STEPHANOPOULOS: While you've been gone Sarah Palin is making quite a splash back here in the United States. Her book "Going Rogue" is about to be released but there are already excerpts out. And she has some kind words for you in the book. She says she was wrong to criticize you last year for whining and now she says that she realized the media was biased when they were talking about your candidacy. And she goes on to say this, to write this.

"Should Secretary Clinton and I ever sit down over a cup of coffee, I know that we will fundamentally disagree on many issues. But my hat is off to her hard work on the 2008 campaign trail. A lot of her supporters think she proved what Margaret Thatcher proclaimed. 'If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.'" It sounds like she's fishing for a coffee date. Is it going to happen?

CLINTON: Well, you know, I've never met her. Look, I'd look forward to sit down and talk with her. Obviously we're going to hear a lot more from her in the upcoming weeks with her book coming out and I would look forward to having a chance to actually get to meet her. STEPHANOPOULOS: Was the media fair to her?

CLINTON: Well, you know George, I'll leave that for my book if I ever write another one.


STEPHANOPOULOS: OK. Well, I only have one final question. As you know Mayor Giuliani is following you in just a minute. And he's been talking to a lot of people in New York about running for governor next year. And a lot of governors think you're doing exactly the same thing.

Are they right?

CLINTON: What -- that I –

STEPHANOPOULOS: Talking to people about running for governor? (CROSSTALK)

STEPHANOPOULOS: No, talking about running for governor yourself next year. CLINTON: No, no, no. That's another one of those stories that never will die and I hope maybe we can put it to rest today. No, I am committed to the job that I have. It is an extraordinarily important time to be the Secretary of State of my country and to work with President Obama in trying to pursue our interests and advance our values around the world and that's what I am going to continue doing.

STEPHANOPOULOS: So that rumor is dead. You're not running?

CLINTON: That rumor is dead. And if you can please, you know, put it in a little box and send it off somewhere I'd appreciate it.

STEPHANOPOULOS: All right. It is done. Madame Secretary, thanks very much for your time today.

CLINTON: Thanks, George. Good to talk to you.

STEPHANOPOULOS: And with that, let me bring in the former mayor of New York, Rudy Giuliani, from New York City right now. Welcome back, Mr. Mayor.

GIULIANI: Nice to be back, George. How are you.

STEPHANOPOULOS: I'm doing great, thank you. So let's start with the politics. Hillary is out from running in 2010. Is Rudy in?

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